Bhujangasana – The Cobra Pose

or Cobra Pose is a reclining back-bending in and as exercise. It is commonly performed in a cycle of asanas in (Salute to the ) as an alternative to Urdhva Mukha Svanasana. The name comes from the words Bhujanga, "snake" or "cobra" and asana, "posture" or "seat", from the resemblance to a cobra with its hood raised. Bhujangasana is the Sanskrit name for a popular  .

Control of The Brain and Nervous System

To attain a condition in which the fullest is possible, it is essential to control the brain and the nervous system. In old tracts we find the statement: "When the is relieved of all its impurities, there appear the perceptible signs of ... the glowing color of ." While speaking of the "brain," we must, to some extent, drop the Western concept of the brain as the sole seat of .