pada parsva bakasana is believed to open a number of chakras,
most notably, the muladhara (root) and sahasrara
(crown) chakras. Opening the muladhara creates a sense of grounding,
security and stability. It also sets the foundation for activating
the other chakras. Opening sahasrara through eka pada parsva bakasana
provides a connection to the universe and a oneness with the Divine.
It also creates ego-free serenity, inner peace and joy.
pada parsva bakasana is thought
to offer the following additional benefits:
Builds a sense of
balance and coordination
introspection and mindfulness
Eka pada parsva
bakasana is a challenging posture that requires upper body strength
and balance. It should only be attempted after mastering bakasana and
eka pada bakasana.