There will be no life on the earth without the sun, and the Surya Namaskaras or the Sun Salutations, as they are popularly called, are an ancient method of showing gratitude or paying respect to the sun that is the source of all forms of life on the earth.
It is a good idea to do at least 12 rounds of Surya Namaskars daily. However, as a beginner to this yoga practice, you could start with two to four rounds and then gradually go up to as many as you can comfortably.
- Surya Namaskar provides a complete body warm-up.
- Your abdominal muscles are strengthened by it.
- The inhalation and exhalation process help you detox.
- It helps improve your memory and nervous system.
- Helps relax our mind and reduces anxiety, fear and restlessness.
- Helps build focus and achieve inner peace.
- Improves flexibility of the spine and limbs.
- Improves posture and thus, general attractiveness
- Improves the functions of all our internal organs.
- Helps calm your mind, giving you a good night’s sleep.
Mari Pelli Praveen from TeIangana has climbed Armenia’s highest mountain Aragats and performed 108 Surya Namaskars in 25 minutes in -3 degrees on 14th July, Sunday. The weather was challenging It was so windy and snowy rain. He did dynamic meditation when climbing. Breath is the main tool to focus on synchronisation of the body, belly and breath movement.
Aragats mountain is unique because it has 4 tops in 4 different directions. The 4 tops have different heights and the easiest is the Southern peak which is 3887 meters. Remaining three peaks are higher and more difficult to reach. The Northern peak is the highest with 4090 meters of height. The second highest peak is the Western which is 3995 meters finally, the last one is the Eastern peak having 3908 meters height.