(GhS-II.20) (BrYs-III.25)

A variation of siddhasana for those who cannot sit in siddhasana

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Translation:  Hide both feet between the knees, placing the anus on them. This is called guptasana.


  • Strengthens the abdominals, back and thighs
  • Opens the groin, hips
  • Stretching gluteal muscles and lower back
  • Stimulates digestion and elimination
  • Calms the mind and improves concentration
  • Relieves stress, anxiety and depression
  • Stimulates and disperses energy up the spine, inducing a meditative state