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This posture keeps you fit all day long and also maintains the invigoration. Bhadrasana in English is also known as The Auspicious Pose. This asana gives strength to both your body and mind. It is also known as butterfly Posture and also Gentle Posture, The Gracious Pose. Bhadra means beautiful or welfare. This posture is done by sitting. Bhadrasana is a conditioning posture that prepares you for further posture.

Bhadrasana (The Auspicious Pose) How to Do?

How to Do Bhadrasana (The Auspicious Pose)?
  • First of all, spread both your legs towards the front and sit straight. And place your hands near your hips. Take care that your body weight does not fall on your hands. This posture is called Dandasana.
  • Now in the state of Dandasana, while slowly exhaling, joint the soles of your feet together.
  • Now tighten your hands on your feet. And now slowly bring the two heels of your feet as much as possible to your base.
  • If doing so, your thighs are not touching the ground, then you can support them by placing a pillow under them.
  • Bhadrasana is a posture of resting for a long time.
  • So breathe normally in this posture and release.
  • After remaining stable in this posture for some time, open your eyes, now while breathing in slowly and spreading your legs in front, relax for some time in Dandasana posture.

Benefits of Bhadrasana (The Auspicious Pose)

How to Do Bhadrasana (The Auspicious Pose)?
  • Bhadrasana keeps the body firm. And stabilizes the brain.
  • This posture strengthens the bones of the knees and hips.
  • And reduces knee pain.
  • This asana removes any kind of stress in the stomach.
  • It also provides relief from stomach pain and other discomforts that occur during menstruation.
  • This asana is also beneficial for pregnant women.
  • Regular practice of Bhadrasana increases concentration.
  • The body gets strength. The nervous system is strong.
  • Bhadrasana increases your concentration and keeps the mind calm.
  • Bhadrasana also increases the flexibility of the lower limbs.


Leg injury
  • Patients with arthritis and sciatica, please do not do this asana.
  • If someone facing problems like a slipped disc, leg injury, or surgery they should not do this asana.
  • If you are suffering from fever, arthritis, ulcers, hypertension, heart ailments, or any other disease or have been given surgery, please do not do this asana.

Beginners Tips

How to Do Bhadrasana (The Auspicious Pose)?
  • Beginners may have difficulty in the practice of this asana, they cannot stay in this posture for long. This is mainly due to the flexibility of hips joints and Thigh muscles. Nevertheless, this asana is done through regular practice.

Know More

How to Do Bhadrasana (The Auspicious Pose)?
1EnglishThe Auspicious Pose, Bound Angle Pose,
Butterfly Pose, Throne Pose,
Gracious Pose, Cobbler’s Pose
2SanskritBhadrasana, Baddhakonasana
3Preparatory PosesDandasana, Virasana
4Level & PositionLevel – Beginner & Position – Sitting
Butterfly pose

Bhadrasana affects your body’s internal organs and makes your body completely healthy.

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