Surya Namaskar (Salutation to Sun) is a Yogic Exercise and is a sequence of different Yoga Postures (asanas). It is used to worship the Surya (Sun) at the time of sun rise (can be done in evening when sun sets). It has diverse effect on all aspect of human body and the living of the human. It is very good for physical and mental health, and an easy way to ensure the good health of both outer and inner body. If one can be regular with Surya Namaskar, it can make a lot of difference in her life. Surya Namaskar can be done just for ensuring the physical health i.e. in the form of simple physical exercise. In this state, it will help to ensure a good health for body. However further it can be used as a medium for Sadhana by using asanas, pranayam, mantra and focusing on energy sources in body (sever energy chakra). It is very helpful in Sadhana (a mean to achieve something, mostly through spiritual practice).
Surya Pranam (Namaskar) is believed to be an exercise to gather the energy from Universe.
- Vedic Math