We all experience stressful conditions in day to day life and body has auto mechanism for it, that is fight or flight. But when this stress prolongs it starts damaging the mind and body. There are many incidents like death of loved ones, breakups, disease, huge financial losses and many which directly throw us into the hands of stress. Unhealthy stressful mind affects body adversely too. So the exercise to keep mind fit is Meditation.
Hatha Yoga Pradipika, the yogic text tells the concept of yogic diet (mitahara) in chapter 1 named Asana shloka (verse) 58. It clears what and how much should food is the right and healthy diet.
Sun salutation is a graceful and powerful combination of 12 asanas (postures) making a sequence. These 12 asanas (postures) are followed by the mantra of Lord Sun. Sun is the source of light and life. Light is the master which brightens the way and guide the person throughout the journey. So to remain energised and healthy we bow to God Sun with grateful heart.