Siddhasana- Pose of an Adept

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"Siddha" refers to a person who has attained spiritual enlightenment. This pose is generally performed to attain spirituality.

 

 

Sequence:

  1. Assume Sukahasana.
  2. Extend your legs in front.
  3. Pull in your left leg by bending at the knee.
  4. Place the heel of the left leg near the perineum.
  5. Fold your right leg and place the right foot above the generative organ.
  6. Tuck in the toes of both legs in the fold of the thighs and calves of opposite legs.
  7. The knees should be touching the floor.
  8. Keep your head, neck and spine erect.
 

 

Benefits:

  • The pose is suitable for meditation and Pranayamas.
  • The pose provides physical and mental relaxation.
 
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