Fundamental principles of Marichyasana (Pose Dedicated to the Sage Marichi, III) Marichi = literally means a ray of light (of the sun or moon). Marichi is the son of Brahma and chief of the Maruts ("shining ones"), the war-like storm gods. He's one of the seven (sometimes 10 or 12) seers (rishis) or lords of creation (prajapatis), who intuitively "see" and declare the divine law of the universe (dharma). Marichi is the great-grandfather of Manu ("man, thinking, intelligent"), the Vedic Adam and the "father" of humanity. Marichyasana is a twist . Twists purify the body by wringing toxins out of the internal organs. Twists are one type of asana through which we learn to live and move more fully in the present by bringing our awareness open into the back body. As with other postures, the key with Marichyasana is to move carefully and deliberately. Don't pull or jerk as you twist; smooth, gentle movement is the right way to do these postures.
- Improve vertebral alignment and increase range of motion makes it an excellent therapy to reduce the symptoms of spinal problems.
- It work by stretching, bending and twisting the spinal column in different directions to promote the health of the nerves.
- Stretches the shoulders increasing shoulder range of motion.
- Improves Cardio-respiratory capacity.
- It helps with Asthma, Fatigue All abdominal organs are alternatively squeezed and flushed with blood.