(GhS-II.12), (HR-III.9)

(thunderbolt pose)

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Translation:  Having hardened the thighs like steel, and placing both the legs on the sides of the anus is called Vajrasana


  • Engages and strengthens the abdominals, back and quadriceps
  • Improves flexibility of  knees  and ankles
  • Increase the digestive fire.
  • Helps with digestion, assimilation and elimination processes
  • Lessens blood flow to legs and increase it to digestive organs
  • Prevents acidity, ulcers and all digestive issues
  • Expands the chest and good for lung problems
  • Allows kundalini to flow up the spine
  • Good meditation posture for those with sciatica and low back pain
  • Gives great extraordinary powers