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Hanumanasana

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Stretches  Hamstring, Thigh, Groin
Also known as  Monkey pose
Pose type  Seated
Hanumanasana How To Do The Hanumanasana And What Are Its Benefits
Note  Consult a doctor before beginning an exercise regime
Preparatory poses  Uttanasana, Baddha Koṇāsana
Follow-up poses  
Similar  Eka Pada Koundinyasana I, Rajakapotasana, Baddha Koṇāsana, Bakasana, Uttanasana

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Hanumanasana (Sanskrit: हनुमानासन) or Monkey Pose is an asana.

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Etymology

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The name comes from the Sanskrit words Hanuman (a divine entity in Hinduism who resembles a monkey) and asana (posture), and commemorates the giant leap made by Hanuman to reach the Lankan islands from the mainland of India.

Description

Hanumanasana Hanumanasana Monkey Pose How to do and Benefits

The yogi pushes one leg forward and one leg backwards until they are in the splits position. Once the yogi has moved the legs into position, there are several variations of arm and upper body position including Añjali Mudrā.

Benefits

This asana is of utmost spiritual significance, as well as requiring significant physical flexibility. It stretches the hamstrings and groin.

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References

Hanumanasana Wikipedia


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