In Sanskrit, "Vajra" means 'adamant' or 'firmness'. This pose gives firmness and stability to the body.
- Sit down on the floor and assume Sukhasana.
- Stretch your legs in front.
- Fold your legs at the knee and bend it backwards along the thighs.
- Keep your soles turned upwards.
- Rest your buttocks on the floor between the heels.
- Join your knees.
- Stretch your arms and place the palms on the knees.
- Keep your spine erect and look in front.
- People with knee injuries should avoid this pose.
- The hips, thighs, knees, calves, ankles, insteps and toes become stronger with regular practice.
- Flabby thighs can get into shape.
- The muscles in the vertebral column will be firmed up and strengthened.
- Stiff joints and ligaments become flexible.