Parivrtta Trikonasana | Revolved Triangle Pose - All info

Parivrtta Trikonasana

Parivrtta Trikonasana is also known as "Revolved Triangle Pose". Parivrtta Trikonasana is the variation of Trikonasana or Triangle Pose. Parivrtta Trikonasana is the combination of 4 Sanskrit words, 'Parivrtta' + 'Tri' + 'Kona' + 'Asana'. Where, Parivrtta means 'Revolved', Tri means 'Three (3)', Kona means 'Angle' and Asana means 'Pose'. Parivrtta Trikonasana needs a good sense of balance and openness to achieve stability in this pose.

Learn Parivrtta Trikonasana Women showing how to do Parivrtta Trikonasana
Parivrtta Trikonasana

                                                         Pronunciation - pa-ri-vra-tta- tri-ko-na-sa-na
                                                         Difficulty level - 3 out of 10.

How to do Revolved Triangle pose?

A girl showing How to do Revolved Triangle pose Parivratta Trikonasana
Parivrtta Trikonasana Steps

Parivrtta Trikonasana Steps -

  1. Stand straight with legs together and hands straight down touch to the side of the thighs, like Tadasana. Take couple of deep breath and calm your mind.
  2. Now take distance with your feet shoulder width apart. Raise the arms to shoulder level.
  3. Now slowly bend from hip-joint (Pelvic Girdle), at the same time move/change angle of right foot as shown in picture above.
  4. Just revolve little bit and touch the right foot with your left hand and extend right hand towards the ceiling, so your arms make 180 degree angle.
  5. Stay in this pose or Hold this pose for few seconds, with normal breathing. 10 seconds are enough for beginner.
    Your breathing must be gentle and at normal depth, while doing this Yoga pose.
  6. Then slowly come to the starting position.
    Stand straight with legs together and hands straight down touch to the side of the thighs on Yoga mat or floor.
  7. Now just change the side, this time bend to left side from hip-joint (Pelvic Girdle).
    Repeat the steps from 1 to 6.
Note -
* Bending from Hip-Joint and Waist are different. Waist is above the Hip Bone-Joint.
  • Bend from hip-joint (Pelvic Girdle) only, not waist. 
  • When you touch the feet, do not look down.
  • When you touch the feet, look at ceiling or sky.
  • Don’t try to bend beyond capacity. 
  • Do not bend your knee in this variation.
  • For Yoga and Meditation wear something comfortable clothes. Too tight cloths will distract you.
  • Do not practice Yoga on hard surface, it will hurt your skeleton and internal organs too.
         So you must do Yoga on Yoga Mat.

Parivrtta Trikonasana Benefits -

  1. Parivrtta Trikonasana is helpful in weight loss and fat loss.
  2. This Yoga pose improves flexibility of spine.
  3. Parivrtta Trikonasana strengthen leg, knees, ankles, arms and chest.
  4. This yoga pose stretches shoulder, chest and opens leg muscles like hips, thighs, calf’s etc.
  5. Regular practice of Parivrtta Trikonasana yoga pose improves balance and co-ordination of the body.
  6. This Yoga pose increases Physical and Mental stability.
  7. This Yoga pose relieves the pain in back & neck.
  8. Parivrtta Trikonasana Yoga pose helps to remove fatigue and laziness.
  9. This Yoga pose is helpful to increase body height in growing children.
  10. Parivrtta Trikonasana Yoga pose improves digestion.

Precaution of Parivrtta Trikonasana -

  1. Those who have knee-joint pain or ankle-joint pain should avoid to do Parivrtta Trikonasana or Revolved Triangle Pose.
  2. Avoid this Yoga pose, if you are feeling like qualm or reel.
  3. If you have a Low or High Blood Pressure, Headache and Insomnia then avoid Parivrtta Trikonasana.
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