Return to start position. Do this 10 times. 47 Yoga poses for zazen ADVANCED Side Bend on Ball with Weights BENEFITS: Strengthens and shapes the front of your shoulder Yoga poses for zazen muscle. Lie on your side; stretch and contour the side of your body over the ball. Your hip should be against the ball and your bottom leg extended straight, top leg crosses over and foot rests on the floor. Wrap your bottom arm around your ribs; your top arm holds the weight, elbow on top of your pelvis. Lean further down on the ball, supporting your head with your hand, and rotate your hand and forearm down towards the floor until your arm is straight. Return elbow back to hip position.
Also the local provincial Brahmins – in different roles as priests, physicians, astrologers and landlords – had their interest in bhukti. It gave them personal power, as they could put evil spells on enemies and see the future. This brought them into close contact with the day-to-day life of ordinary people. It also gave them a critical role in developing new secret rituals and mantras for the kings – new secret ideological weapons. Once more, adapting Tantra meant quick access to increased power and influence.
Finally, the high-caste urbanite walking the long road of theistic Salvation supported by yoga meditation. We are all human and if there was a quicker road to achieving the same thing, you would be silly not to take it. So he also switched horses as the energetic and powerful Tantric deity bestowed something that the isolation of the absolute passive purusha could never deliver: bhukti!