There's nothing better than a few rounds of Sun Salutation A to get your heart pumping and breath moving. The Sanskrit word for Sun Salutation is Surya Namaskar. Surya means "Sun," and "Namaskar" is a greeting of honor and respect to the divinity present in each of us. Starting off your day with a series of Sun Salutations will help you set an intention and positive tone for the rest of your day. Keep clicking for step-by-step instructions to this integral yoga sequence.