The Vajra, thunderbolt
is said to be the weapon of Indra, king of the Devas or gods, just as mind is the king of all the senses.
Vajra is also the major nadi directly connected with the genito-unrinary system, which regulates sexual energy in the body.
Vajrasana is used by Muslims & Zen Buddhists as a position for prayer & meditation.
Vajrasana becomes a very important meditation posture because the body becomes upright and straight with no effort. It stimulates the vajra nadi, activates prana in sushmna and redirects sexual energy to the brain for spiritual purposes.
Vajrasana Series has many asanas & all of them are covered in this course.
People who cannot perform Pamasana or Siddhasana, or find them uncomfortable, may sit in vajrasana for meditation practice.
To know more about this series of practices you can read Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha published by Bihar School of Yoga