(GhS-II.17),  (HR-III.11, 54)   

(Hero’s pose)

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Translation : Place one foot on the other thigh and fold the other foot backwards.  This is called virasana.


  • One of the most comfortable meditation postures
  • Strengthens the  abdominals and back
  • Stimulates the digestion, assimilation and elimination organs
  • Brings relief from diseases
  • Enhances enthusiasm and strength
  • Sit straight to activate the sushumna nadi
  • Awakens the kundalini, complete energy circuit
  • Brings stability and peace to the mind
  • Helps achievement of goals