Mountain pose yoga

Mountain pose yoga

Let’s know about Mountain pose yoga. There are many such yogasanas in yoga science, which help in making our life completely comfortable. If a person has to fulfill all the three requirements of physical, spiritual and mental, then there is a special yoga asana for that too, whose name is Parvatasana. This yoga can be beneficial for you in strengthening the body. In this article, we will learn about the meaning, benefits and process of Parvatasana Yoga.

What is Mountain pose yoga?

Mountain pose yoga
Mountain pose yoga

Parvatasana has been considered as the posture of Ashtanga Yoga. This is one of the most important sitting postures. In this the feet are kept in Padmasana or lotus posture, while the upper part of the body is pulled upwards. Thus it is a type of Sukhasana.

The English name of Parvatasana is Mountain Pose. This Yogasana is a kind of posture, which is beneficial mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually.

The name Parvatasana comes from the Sanskrit words, where Parvata means “mountain” and “asana” means “yoga posture”. While doing this, the posture of the body looks like a mountain. This yogasana is especially for those people, who cannot stand and do yogasanas. If this yoga asana is done while standing, then it is called Tadasana.

How to do Mountain pose

In Parvatasana yoga, our feet are in Padmasana or lotus posture. Come, let us know in detail how it should be done-

  • First of all, sit on the floor in Dandasana position by spreading the legs towards the front and keep the hands beside the body.
  • Now sit in the posture of Padmasana i.e. your right leg will be on the left thigh and left leg will be on the right thigh.
  • After this, while taking a long deep breath, bring the palms in Namaskar Mudra and take the hands straight above the head.
  • Now stretch your body and hands upwards.
  • Stay like this for 30-40 seconds and keep breathing at normal speed.
  • Then, while exhaling, bring it under the hands.
  • Keep in mind that you have to do Parvatasana Yoga regularly with complete discipline. By doing this, you will see positive changes in the stipulated time.

benefits of mountain climbing

The benefits of doing Parvatasana have been explained in detail below –

  • The balance of the body can be improved by doing Parvatasana.
  • It improves the spine and straightens the back muscles.
  • Regular practice of this Yogasana makes the body strong and looseness of the body also goes away.
  • Parvatasana yoga also removes tension in the shoulders and back.
  • This Yogasan benefits both men and women equally and complete benefits can be obtained in the disease of premature ejaculation .
  • Parvatasana is effective for strengthening the shoulders and it also increases the strength of the legs.
  • Parvatasana yoga also activates the heart chakra.
  • There is no better way than Parvatasana to get rid of lung or respiratory diseases .
  • This yoga should be done to remove the diseases of the uterus and to eliminate the flexibility of the skin after pregnancy .
  • The person who has the problem of premature ejaculation must do this asana. According to experts, this asana can cure this problem.

What precautions should be taken in Mountain pose

  • According to experts, doing Parvatasana is considered best when you practice it early in the morning. It is preferred to do this in the morning, because at this time the body has energy to do asanas.
  • If for some reason you cannot practice it in the morning, then you can practice Parvatasana in the evening as well, but there should be a gap of at least 3-5 hours between the time of Yogasana and the meal.
  • If you have carpal tunnel syndrome , do not practice the full extension of this yoga pose, as it puts more strain on the hands and wrists. Instead of this, keep your hands on the ground and do this asana.
  • While doing Parvatasana Yoga, the hands should not be bowed down. Also, the fingers of the waist and hands should be kept straight.


Parvatasana is a special yoga asana, whose regular and disciplined practice can fulfill mental, physical and spiritual needs in a targeted time period. Keep in mind that do this Yogasana according to the method and if you feel any pain or discomfort during Parvatasana Yoga practice, please come out of the pose and do it under the supervision of a Yoga expert.