REVIEW ON APPLIED ASPECTS OF BHUJANGASANA WITH ITS ANATOMICAL EXPLANATION
Keywords:Bhujangasana, yogasana, muscles, joints
Yogasana plays an ideal role to maintain the equilibrium between body and mind. Ayurveda specifically deals with it. In Astang Yoga Acharya Patanjali mentioned Asanas (Posture), which gives Sthiratwam (stability) and Sukham (happiness/comfortable posture) to person. In recent days Yoga has become commercialized and transformed into a mass movement in India. In Hatha Yoga description regarding Asanas found as to enhance physical and mental fitness of person who practices Asanas. Yoga is performed through some specific postures called Asanas. The benefits of Asanas range from physical to spiritual level. Asanas not only strengthen the muscles, ligaments, joints and nerves but also maintains the smooth functioning and health of entire body. The effective use of Bhujangasana, breathing techniques and meditations have worked wonders on patients afflicted with joints pain down to those suffering from certain serious conditions like spinal disk compression. Knowledge of anatomical principles can aid in understanding the beneficial effects of practicing Bhujangasana.
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