Monthly Archives: March 2018


Richard Rosen’s Asana Breakdown No. 7: Virabhadrasana 2

  VĪRABHADRĀSANA 2 (veera-bah-DRAS-anna) vira = brave person, hero bhadra = blessed, auspicious, prosperous, happy, etc. Popularly known as Warrior Pose, 2nd variation (abbreviated below as V2) Although he was certainly war-like, I’m not sure that “Warrior” describes Virabhadra accurately; rather, he was a monstrous emanation of the deity Shiva, the patron saint of Hatha […]