Trikona Asana – The Triangle Pose

Trikona Asana - The Triangle Pose


The meaning of the Sanskrit word tri implies 3 , three and kona stands for corner or angle. Therefore “three corner or three angle posture” are much known as the triangle posture. This pose of asana is also recognized as the utthita trikona asana. Utthita intends elongated or broadened hence this is the Extended Triangle Pose.

It is pronounced as tri-cone-ah-sa-na

Benefits of  Trikona Asana – The Triangle Pose

There are many  benefits of Trikona asana.

  • It helps to  reduce fat accumulated on thigh and waist.
  • Trikona asna or triangle pose helps in relieving from constipation and  stomach upset by stimulating  abdominal muscle organs, re-establishing the digestive burn down and energizing the appetency.
  • Trikona asna or triangle pose act as a remedy for Lungs  problem.
  • It helps in realigning the pelvic arch and pelvic region.
  • It also aids in taking away clumsiness from the legs and hips, increase spine/back bone flexibility, remove back pain and neck pain, provide stretchness to  the body, energizes circulation to the spinal anaesthesia region and rouses reflex nerve natural process, profited the cranial nervuses linked up with the sensational organs of the head, particularly the optics(eye).
  • Trikona Asana reduce the amount of fats collected near waistline and stomach
  • The Trikona Asana is an fantabulous pose to do early in the morning . It provokes blood flow to the head.  The little flex of the backbone makes litheness in the spinal anaesthesia discs and remedies lower back.

 Steps for Trikona Asana–The Triangle Pose

  1.  Stand up straight keeping your  feet unitedly and the arms by your sides.

    Trikona Asana - The Triangle Pose
           Trikona Asana – The Triangle Pose

  2.  Apart  your feet slenderly upto  shoulder distance.
  3.  Breathe in slowly and then facing the palm downward  arouse both your arms outright from the shoulder joint parallel to the floor.
  4.  Breathe out slowly as flexing the body to the left side, slowly curve at the waistline and get the right hand down toward the left leg ankle at the same time . the left arm ought be extended in upward direction. Keep both your legs and arms  straight without any knees or elbows bend.
  5. Turn your head in upward direction to the left side and stare toward the fingertips of the left hand.
  6. Breathe in and come back to a standing pose with your arms extended.
  7. Carry this pose for the length of the breathed out breath. Breathe out and iterate from steps 4 – 6 for the opposite side.
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Stay on in the frontward bowing pose for the length of the breathe out breath. Repeat it 2 – 3 time.