(Moon/Rabbit Posture)

This posture resembles a rabbit and ones face shines like moon, hence it is called as Shashankasana.


  1. Sit in Vajrasana and if necessary make sufficient distance between both knees
  2. Bring the hands backside and catch the right hand wrist with the left hand
  3. Now slowly bend forward with exhalation and rest the forehead on the floor without raising the buttocks
  4. Stay in that posture comfortably. Slowly come back to Vajrasana.


It stimulates digestive system. It activates the adrenal glands which are responsible for all the emotions and cures asthma. It gives good blood supply to the cheeks, so the face glows.