Mayurasana or the peacock pose ignites the fire in the stomach. Ancient texts say that, anyone who practices Mayurasana for 3 minutes everyday can digest poison too! Thus, helping the body digestion and metabolism.
Mayurasana is a majestic and often imposing posture. That combines core strength and wrist flexibility for this arm balance pose. Besides, the benefits have a rippling effect through the yoga practice and fitness level.
The Manipura chakra is affected. And as the seat of digestive fire, this Chakra regulates the function of the Pancreas and digestive organs. The solar plexus contains many precious jewels. Such as confidence, knowledge, wisdom and the ability to make correct decisions.
Avoid in case of, weak wrists, wrist injury, slip disc, neck injury.
This is a challenging posture. In a lot of texts, this asana is not recommended for the female body. Especially, when have your mensuration cycle or are palnning to conceive. Take care, when preparing for this asana.
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