Supta Vajrasana (Thunderbolt Pose) is the technical name for the sleeping thunderbolt pose. It was Lord Indra’s weapon.

Thunderbolt Pose (Supta Vajrasana) 

Supta Vajrasana (Thunderbolt Pose) is the technical name for the sleeping thunderbolt pose. It was Lord Indra’s weapon. 

Benefits of the Thunderbolt Pose (Supta Vajrasana):
Thunderbolt (Supta Vajrasana) strengthens abdominal muscles and useful in high blood pressure and sciatica. Thunderbolt (Supta Vajrasana) is a good remedy for constipation.

How to :
  1. Start the asana with sitting in Vajrasana and with the support of the elbows lie with the back on the ground, the back should touch the ground.
  2. Slowly straighten you hands and completely lie on your back.
  3. After practicing this position well, making the shape of a scissor with both hands bring then under the shoulders, right hand will remain under left shoulder and left shoulder under the right, head in the middle of them.
  4. Hold the position for 8 to 10 seconds.
Duration/Repetitions of the Thunderbolt Pose (Supta Vajrasana): 
Hold Thunderbolt (Supta Vajrasana) for 8 to 10 seconds.

Difficulty Level and Advancement of the Thunderbolt Pose (Supta Vajrasana): 
Thunderbolt (Supta Vajrasana) is a difficulty level 2 asana recommended for beginners.

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Prof: Koti Madhav Balu Chowdary

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