“…lying full length on the back like a corpse is called Savasana. With this asana, tiredness caused by other asanas is eliminated; it also promotes calmness of the mind.”
~ Hatha Yoga Pradipika 1.32

Shavasāna (Sanskrit: शवासन; transl. “corpse pose”) is an asana in hatha yoga which is often used at the end of a series of asanas for deep relaxation and meditation.


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