Meaning: Garuda – King of birds, is the vehicle of Lord Vishnu. This asana is
‘the eagle pose’ because it resembles garuda or an eagle.

How to do Eagle pose (Garudasana)

Eagle pose (Garudasana)
eagle pose
  • First Stand in Tadasana.
  • Raise the right leg and wrap it on the left leg in such a way that the back of the right thigh touches the left thigh and the right leg touches the left calf.
  • Now fold the hands with elbows and wrap them together and join both the palms together in the prayer posture.
  • Return to the original position (tadasana).
  • Now do this by changing legs and hands for the same time. Do this action 2 to 5 times.

Time: Stop for about 15-20 seconds in this state. Breathing: Take deep breaths slowly in full posture.

Attention: on the command cycle.

Breathing: should be normal throughout the entire practice. One’s attention should be fixed on a point in front of the body.

The best place is a black spot on the wall in front of and at the same level as the eyes. Awareness of a fixed point is the secret of doing balancing asanas.

Note: When the practice of posture is complete, bend slowly towards the front and try to touch the ground with hands.

Benefits of Eagle pose

  1. This ankle leads to proper development of ankles.

2. concentration increases. The practice of balancing the body increases.

3. very useful to prevent muscle spasm of calf It is easy.

4. makes hands and feet flexible and strong.

5. relieves genital disorders.

6. This asana helps to bring about mental and physical harmony for the reasons given in the introduction.

7. It strengthens the muscles of the legs, tones the nerves and loosens the joints.

8. It helps to alleviate sciatica and rheumatism in the legs and arms.

9. It also helps to relieve hydrocele if it is done regularly and for a reasonable duration.

10. It also develops poise and grace in the body.


Precautions: Patients with diseases like arthritis should practice carefully. sciatica patient will Perform this asana, but do not bend forward.

Most asked questions?

Can Garudasana helps me to increase concentration ?

Yes, regular practice of garudasana helps to improve concentration and improve your memory power.

What is the best time to do eagle pose yoga ?

To take full benefit’s of eagle pose yoga do it in morning time.

How many times i do eagle yoga pose ?

You can do it 5 to 10 times in a day. you can also increase it’s time.

sciatica patient do eagle pose or not ?

Yes sciatica patient do this asana but not bend yourself in forward position.

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