Vajrasana is the simplest of all the asanas of yoga which can be practiced after lunch or dinner also. Vajrasana is also known as ‘diamond pose’ which is best for practicing breathing exercises and meditation. Person suffering from joint pain should avoid practicing it.This asana calms the mind and bring stability in mind, cures constipation, stomach disorder, acidity, and increases digestion process. Those suffering from gas problems can practice it immediately after lunch or dinner. This asana acts as a pain killer for arthritis patients.
How to Perform:
step 1: Kneel down on the floor with knees hip width apart and the top of the feet flat on the floor.
step 2: Exhale when you sit back on your heels.
step 3: Keep your hands on the top of your thighs, close to knees and palms facing down.
step 4: Relax the shoulders and upper body but spine should be erect and tall.
step 5: Point the crown of the head to the ceiling and look straight ahead.
step 6: Remain in this pose from 30 seconds.
Those with knee problems are suggested to avoid this asana, as they may increase the injury.