Sage Vamadeva contributed to Mandala Four of the "Rig Veda." From a family of sages, his father and brother were both sages, and his
brother also contributed to the "Rig Veda." Sage Vamadeva is also
mentioned in the Upanishads. Pose dedicated to Sage Vamadeva A is one of two postures honoring his legacy.
The pose dedicated to Sage Vamadeva A assists in making the hip joints more flexible, and allows a deep stretch for both the gluteus and thigh muscles. This posture is challenging for both the core and balance. It is believed to reduce toxicity in the organs of the lower abdomen.