(HMY IV- 132)


Translation:  When the buttocks touch the heels, it is called Utkatikāsana, but when the heals do not touch the ground, it is Goddhikāsana. Encycl. SnS, AHAI-p12, YP-XV, 70-71 HMY- IV.132 One sits on ground with knees folded an projected forward.  Heels and toes touch the ground.


  • This pose strengthens the abdominals,  back, inner thighs and arches of feet
  • It engages the moola bandha
  • Lifts and lengthens the spine
  • Develops balance and relaxation
  • Harmonizes the mind and body
  • Creates a complete energy circuit