(GhS-II.24-25), (BrYs-III.28-29), (HR-III.16)   

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Translation:  Place the two feet, turned upwards, between the knees and thighs, hidden. Cover both heels by the two outstretched hands and contract the throat. Fix gaze on tip of nose. This posture is known as the goraksasana. It is said to give siddhi to the yogis.


  • Gently opens and stretches the groin, hips and knees
  • Engages Moola bandha and Uddiyana bandha naturally
  • Strengthens back and abdominals
  • Stimulates digestion and elimination
  • Complete energy circuit in the body
  • Induces meditative state
  • Energizes the body and brings a feeling of lightness