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Nama Baddha Hasta Virabhadrasana

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Nama Baddha Hasta Virabhadrasana - Bowing Hands Bound Warrior Pose

Nama Baddha Hasta Virabhadrasana is an Asana. It is translated as Bowing Hands Bound Warrior Pose from Sanskrit.

The name of this pose comes from "nama" to "bow", "baddha" meaning "bound", "hasta" meaning "hand", "Virabhadra" in reference to a legendary warrior, and "asana" meaning "posture" or "seat".

This pose is a warriation of warrior poses and is part of the warrior pose sequence.

Benefits and Cautions

This pose has many benefits: it stretches the chest and front shoulders, opens the inside of the hip and strengthens the legs.

Avoid this pose if you have ankle, knee, shoulder or lower back injuries.