Parivrtta Trikonasana

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Parivrtta literally means revolved, turned around or back. Trikona is a triangle. This posture is a revolving triangle posture.


  • Stand erect with feet close together, knees together.
  • Hands along the thighs with fingers stretched out.

The legs, trunk and the head aligned in a straight line.

I. Starting position (Sthiti): Tadasana

II. Practice

  • Take the feet around one meter apart while raising the hand to horizontal position.
  • Slowly bend the waist to bring the right hand over the left foot, without bending the knees.
  • Left hand stretched up vertically and turning the head towards left hand, looking at the fingers.
  • Maintain the posture for about a minute.
  • Come back to Tadasana.
  • Repeat the same on the left side.


  • If possible rest the palms on the ground outside the foot.
  • Bring the chest close to the thigh to perform properly.