Auspicious Pose (Sukhasana)
The simple meaning of Sukhasana is to sit comfortably. Therefore, this asana is named Sukhasan.
Benefits of the Auspicious Pose (Sukhasana):
Sukhasana is the accepted pose for meditation; it has the elements of spiritual advantages. When you meditate, you introspect and watch your breathing. This pose is the base to lead you to the flights of higher consciousness. The literal meaning of Sukhasana is to make you seated in a comfortable poise.
How to perform the Auspicious Pose (Sukhasana):
- Sit with your spine erected and place your folded right foot under your left thigh and the left foot under your right thigh.
- Your hands must be on your knees and palms face upwards. Let there be no strain for your lower back.
Durations/Repetitions of the Auspicious Pose (Sukhasana):
Hold the asana as long as you want to meditate.
Difficulty Level and Advancement of the Auspicious Pose (Sukhasana):
Sukhasana (Auspicious Pose) is a difficulty level 1 asana recommended for beginners.