Sanskrit Name: Siddhasana (सिद्धासन)
English Name: Accomplished Pose
Type of Yoga: Hatha Yoga
Level of Yoga: Basic
Duration: As per your capability
Siddhasana Yoga is a seated posture and is considered the best in all the yoga poses and this posture is done after the Padmasana. The benefits of Siddhasana are very much for human health. Siddhasana or full posture is a posture suitable for meditation. This posture is beneficial in many ways for our health.
Siddhasana is an asana suitable for meditation. Siddhasana is also one of the most popular meditation postures when it is performed by women. There are some asanas in yoga which are very easy to see and do but, in reality, they are very powerful. Siddhasana is a very good posture for beginners as it is very easy to do asanas and can be done easily, there is no need to be more careful to do Siddhasana yoga.
What Does It Mean by Siddhasana (Accomplished Pose)?
It is believed that this seated position asana is going to provide all the accomplishments. Siddhasana is a Sanskrit word which is made up of two words, in which
The first word is “Siddha (सिद्ध)” which means “perfect or efficient” and
The second word is “asana (आसन)” which means “yoga pose”.
This seat is also known in English as “Perfect Pose”, “Adept’s Pose”, “Accomplished pose”. According to a yoga booklet, Hatha Yoga Pradipika, Siddhasana is the most prestigious in all Yoga posts.
Siddhasana provides benefits to your mind, body, and soul. According to Hatha Yoga Pradipika, Siddhasana purifies the entrance of 72,000 nerves and energy in your body. According to meditators, Siddhasana is the second best posture after Padmasana to meditate.
Preparatory Pose Of Siddhasana (Accomplished Pose):
- Sukhasana (सुखासन) or Easy Pose
- Padmasana (पद्मासन) or Lotus Pose
- Matsyendrasana (मत्स्येन्द्रासन) or Lord of The Fishes Pose
- Baddha Konasana (बद्ध कोणासन) or Bound Angle Pose or Butterfly Pose
Method of doing Siddhasana (accomplished Pose):
We are giving a detailed explanation of the method of Siddhasana, read it carefully:
- First of all, sit on the floor or on a yoga mat
- Then fold the left leg and sit on top of the left forearm and keep the left soles from the inner part of the right thigh in such a way that the pressure of the heel remains on the cortisol (part of the reproductive organs and the middle of the anus)
- Arrange the body in a comfortable position and increase the heel pressure slightly
- Bend the right foot and place the right ankle directly on the left ankle in such a way that touch the ankles bones and keep the edges above each other
- Then put pressure on the area of the thighs located right above the reproductive organs from the right ankle. Thus, the reproductive organs will come between the two ankles
- If you feel any pain in this last state, then keep the heel as close as possible to the area of the thigh (female)
- The right toes were hanging between the left thigh If necessary, this place can be spread slightly by temporarily arranging a hand or with the left leg
- Your feet will be tied in a manner, keeping the knees on the ground
- Keep the spinal cord straight and feel like your body is connected to the ground
- Keep hands on the knee palms facing upward in a yoga mudra
- Close the eyes and relax the whole body
- Take this posture for at least ten minutes
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Follow-up Poses Of Siddhasana (Accomplished Pose):
Baddha Konasana (बद्ध कोणासन) or Bound Angle Pose or Butterfly Pose
Upavistha Konasana (उपविष्ट कोणासन) or Wide-Angle Seated Forward Bend
Parivrtta Janu Shirshasana (परिवृत्त जानू शीर्षासन) or Revolved Head-to-Knee Pose
Precautions to Siddhasana (Accomplished Pose):
Though Siddhasana is an easy pose, however, it is very important that you take some caution to do this. Some of its cautions are as follows:
Place your ankles in the right place to do Siddhasana
Do this posture just once a day
If you have knee pain, you should not do this asana
The people troubled by the back pain problem should not do this posture
People with pain in the lower part of the cytoplasm and spinal cord do not practice this posture
If your hips have recently had surgery, then you do not do this posture
Benefits of Siddhasana (accomplished Pose):
- Through regular practice of Siddhasana, all the nerves of the body are purified
- It is easy to concentrate on this posture
- This posture is particularly beneficial for the students because doing this makes the brain strong
- By doing this, our mind remains stable; concentration is faster, thereby enhancing memory power
- It is a suitable posture to meditate and digestion is regular
- This posture is beneficial in many diseases like respiratory disease, heart disease, indigestion, asthma, etc.
- This seat is considered very suitable for awakening the Kundalini Shakti
- With regular practice of Siddhasana, a man can get rid of sexual problems
- This posture promotes positive thinking
- This posture helps in spreading the hips
- Siddhasana gives stretch in knees and ankles
- It strengthens the stomach and back muscles
- Strengthens the spinal cord.