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10 Benefits of Surya Namaskar

Yoga is not a list of simple exercises, but a lot more. It is a science - a science of well being, and attaining balance between the mind, body and soul. Maharaja Patanjali, the 'father of yoga' said, "Undisturbed calmness of mind is attained by cultivating friendliness toward the happy, compassion for the unhappy, delight in the virtuous, and indifference toward the wicked."

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Flexibility

Flexibility

Surya Namaskar brings in flexibility of bones, ligaments and muscles.

2

Digestive System

Digestive System

Saluting the Sun further accentuates the functioning of the digestive system. It becomes more efficient and powerful.

3

Weight Loss

Weight Loss

A person who weighs about 132 lbs, a 30 minutes session of Surya Namaskar can burn up to 230 kcals. Hence, cardiovascular benefits are immense.

4

Combating Disorders

Combating Disorders

If you need peace of mind, or you are facing insomnia, Surya Namaskar can cure that in no time.

5

Blood Circulation

Blood Circulation

Surya Namaskar helps in the flow of blood to all areas of the body.

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Anti-ageing

Anti-ageing

A regular practitioner of Surya Namaskar would age slowly as compared to a person who does not practice Surya Namaskar. A visible sign would be the less whitening of hair, and decrease in dandruff.

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Spiritual Benefit

Spiritual Benefit

It is said that Saluting the Sun brings about a sense of heightened awareness about the surroundings. Moreover, it keeps one's ego in control.

8

Diabetes

Diabetes

Surya Namaskar keeps the level of blood sugar in check. Diabetic patients should resort to this practice regularly.

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Endurance

Endurance

Regular practice of Surya Namaskar results in increased levels of vitality and endurance. it increases the flexibility of the spine.

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Vitamin D

Vitamin D

The Sun is the greatest source of Vitamin D, which is very important for our bodies. Hence, Surya Namaskar is a good way to maintain the levels of Vitamin D in our body.