Bhadrasan(The Gracious Pose) : : Benefits, Method, Precautions, Modificatio

Bhadrasan Bhadrasan(The Gracious Pose) : : Benefits, Method, Precautions, Modifications

30 Min activity


(The gracious pose)
Bhadra asan is also known as gracious pose. Its name was derived from the Sanskrit language. In English,Bhadra means gracious, Asana means posture or pose.
So, bhadrasan is considered as the gracious posture.
 This pose is great for activating your mooladhar chakra. Muladhara chakra is one of the most essential out of all the 7 chakras. Muladhara chakra is present between the anal outlet and genital organs. Mula- Dhara means foundation. Having a stable foundation is very important. This pose is one of the most underrated poses. Individuals avoid practicing this pose because they consider it as least beneficial for them.
Bhadrasan offers health benefits similar to that of vajrasan. This pose was mentioned in hath yoga pradeepika and also in gheranda Samhita. In hath yoga pradeepika this pose is considered as the destroyer of diseases. It is one of the four poses in the book. This pose has many hidden benefits. This pose can help a yogi to get rid of fatigue. Bhadra asan is suitable for beginners. Practicing this pose will calm your mind and brings the feeling of groundedness. Individual who is suffering from knee injury knee surgery or any other knee-related problems must avoid practicing this pose.
This posture will help you to meditate better. It will strengthen your hips, thighs, and spine. This pose will provide a good stretch to your hips, thighs, and spine.

Step 1: Sit on the floor with legs fully stretched out and your body straight. Adjust your buttock accordingly to avoid any injury.
Step 2: Now bring your legs towards your body as we do in the butterfly pose. Your feet should be close to your genetic organs.
Step 3: Now place the hands on your toes such that you hold them closer with your palms.
Step 4: Hold on to this pose for at least 15 seconds to a maximum of 5 minutes.
Step 5: inhale and exhale naturally. Do not force your breath.
Precautions: Props and modifications: