Karuna Yoga Vidya Peetham Bangalore

Siddhasana – Perfect Posture

(siddha – perfect)



  • Come to Dandasana (staff posture), by palms on floor beside hips.
  • Bend the right leg at knee; place the right heel pressing at below perineum, end of reproductive organs.
  • Bend left leg knee place left heels at root of reproductive organ, by left ankle resting over right ankle, soles, toes between calf and thigh muscles.
  • Keep the trunk, neck, and head in a straight line.
  • Gazing upward in between eye brows, by adopting Jnana Mudra at both arms by touching tip of index and thumb finger, rest on your thighs.
  • Stay for 1 to 3 minutes; breathe calmly, aware about your breathing movements.
  • Then unfold legs one by one come back to Dandasana.
  • Repeat same for opposite leg.


  • Makes reproductive organs stronger, awaken Mooladhara Cakra, and makes to move energy upward instead of going downward vainly.
  • It is one of the best among all the asana, according to Hatha Yoga Pradipika classical text.
  • This posture is recommended for (Dhyana) Meditation and (Pranayama) breathing practices.
  • Strengthen spinal muscle stamina to sit for long time.
  • Increase awareness and expands consciousness.
  • Leads to meditative state spontaneously Nadi.




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