Garud means the bird eagle. In the final position of this asana body frame looks like Garud or the bird eagle hence this Asana is named as Garud Asana or Eagle Pose. This is one of the standing poses of Yoga Asanas. This Asana ultimate goal is to train the mind for higher flights of spirituality. This Asana also aims to obtain harmonious development of internal organs, various muscles of the body, nerves and the frame. The idea is to conserve energy, as you perform this Asana. Garud Asana, though looks a difficult posture but with regular practice it can be done easily with great benefits.
Stand with ease and comfort.
Though many people do not like to practice standing yoga Asanas as they find them tough. But such Asanas provide great benefits to the body because when you stand, there is a perpendicular traction.
Garud Asana takes care of the problems of the lower part of the back likeback-ache and slipped disc etc.
This Asana also strengthens nervous system.
This Asana also cures problem of trembling of hands.
Doing this Asana regularly helps fight tiredness often caused by prolonged walk or standing.
This Asana also is good cure for foot ache and it also prevents tumor in that particular area.
The problems in the anus and urinary region are also taken care of by this Asana.
This Asana also prevents the enlargement of hernia and testicles.