"Sama" connotes 'balance' or 'equilibrium' in Sanskrit. In this posture the body is in such a position that it can be divided vertically into two identical parts.
- Sit on the floor with your legs stretched out in front and palms resting on the floor by your sides.
- Spread your legs apart.
- Get into Padmasana.
- Place your wrists on the respective knees. Take Gyana Mudra(See below) with your fingers.
- Close your eyes and relax. Continue breathing normally.
- Return to starting posture in the reverse order.
- Functioning of spine improves with practice of this posture.
- The pose is good for meditation and concentration.
- The relaxing effect of the pose helps in stabilizing heart beats.
- It helps in healing the strained muscles of the heart.