Karuna Yoga Vidya Peetham Bangalore

Padmasana – Lotus Posture

(padma – lotus flower)



  • Come to Dandasana, by palms beside hip n floor.
  • Bend right leg with help of right arm and place the soles at close to navel, soles facing upward.
  • Now bend, left leg, bring left foot close to navel, foot facing towards up.
  • Make sure knees contact with ground, keep spine, neck, and head straight, do not lean forward or back ward.
  • Abdomen in chest up lift lower back up and stay for 20 to 60 seconds, with normal breathing.
  • Palms on your thighs. Eyes closed observe your breathing motion.
  • Now unfold knees, and relax.



  • This is an ideal for meditation.
  • Brings flexibility to knees ankles.
  • Keep spine stronger, strengthen entire back muscles.
  • Makes breathing stronger and distributes energy evenly through out body.




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