While the great majority of the asanas
have a curative or therapeutic value, there are several which are purely for the purpose of relaxation
. Relaxation should not be mistaken for inertia. It is not a state of lethargy; rather, it is rest after effort or, perhaps, conscious rest after the conscious effort. One definition of relaxation is "a complete resignation of the body
to the power of gravity, surrender of the mind
to nature, .