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Savasana or Dead body pose

Sanskrit words shava (शव, Śava) meaning "corpse" and asana (आसन, Āsana) meaning "posture" or "seat."

It is a posture that simulates a dead body, and its meaning is relaxation therefore recuperation. It is not just laying down on the yoga mat with fluctuations of the mind nor is it falling asleep. Savasana is often used at the end of a yoga session, but it is also in between other postures. You might hear this is the most difficult asana, and it might be, but it is also one of the most rewarding and refreshing ones. 

A correct Savasana demands perfect discipline, though it is easy to relax for a few minutes laying down. But to do so without any physical movements or fluctuations of the mind can be very challenging. 

 

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