How to do 'Anjani Aasan' and how it benefits you

Anjaneya is another name for Hanuman, Ram’s aide in the Hindu mythology, Ramayana. Hanuman’s mother was named Anjani, and Anjaneya means son of Anjani. In English, this pose is called the Crescent Pose. It gets its name from the shape the body forms when in this asana. One would commonly see Lord Hanuman in this stance, and therefore, the crescent and Anjaneya a more