Tag: asana myth

Balasana ~ Child’s Pose

 When Krishna was a child he was playing with his brother Balaram in the courtyard near his home. He took a scoop of earth in his hand and ate it. Balaram went running home to tell his mother, Yashoda. He told her “Krishna is…


Kurmasana ~ Tortoise Pose

Legend has it that the demigods were once cursed because they insulted a sage. Out of this curse came a war with the demons in which many demigods were slain. Normally demigods possessed mystical powers that could bring life back to the dead, but with this…