Veer in Sanskrit refers to a hero or warrior or brave person. In this posture the body assumes the position a warrior taking an attack position hence the name Veer Asana or Warrior Pose. The way a brave man takes position while attacking his enemy, a similar position is formed in this Asana hence it is called as Veer Asana. It is also sometimes known as the philosopher's pose or the thinker's pose.
Stand upright in Tada Asana with legs joined together and arms by the sides.
Stretch your left leg and place it in front while exhaling.
It is very good for the kidneys, liver, reproductive, and abdominal organs.
The practice of this Asana increases appetite and augments digestion.
Those who perform this asana develop the spirit of adventure, enthusiasm and bravery in them.
In this asana the joints of the legs, the waist, the spinal column and the neck get curved in opposite direction. As a result of this, the blood circulation to these joints is regulated.
The spinal column becomes elastic and its functioning improves.
There is pressure on the digestive organs and the belly gets stretched, which promotes their functioning.
All the diseases which Padma Asana cures can be cured also by practicing this Asana and all the benefits of Padma Asana can be obtained from this Asana also.
This Asana helps in breath-control hence this asana is very useful for singers, orators and public speakers.
This Asana is suitable for Pranayama.
During this Asana shoulders, arms and legs gain strength.
Thighs and calves get extended and toned.
Spinal column becomes more flexible with the practice of this Asana.