Vinyasa Krama – Konzept / Leitfaden des Schrittweisen, intelligenten Aufbaus der Yogapraxis / der Übungspraxis

Kann auch den Aufbau eines Leitfadens für alltägliche Aufgaben bezeichnen. 

Vi = in besonderer Weise
Nyasa = plazieren
Kr = tun
Krama = der Schritt


Virabhadrasana I + II + III – The Warrior

Vira = Hero, Fighter, Warrior, Asserter

This position is dedicated to the big hero, which Shiva created of his curly hair. 

Once Daksha was celebrating a sacrificial, but he didn’t invite neither his daughter nor her husband Shiva, the highest of all gods. However Sati, Dakshas daughter went to the fest. But because she got insulted and humiliated, she was throwing herself into the fire and burned to death.

When Shiva heard about it, he felt challenged, riped off one of his curly hair and through it on the ground. A great hero, Virabhadra, raised and awaiting his orders. He was told to guide Shivas army to Dakshas sacrificial and disturb them. 

Viradhadra and his army emerged at the sacrifical as a tornado, destroying the fest, vanquished the other gods and priests and beheaded Daksha. 

Shiva, in grieve over the death of Sati abalienated and immersed in meditation. 

Sati was reborn as Umi in the house of Himalaya. Once more she found Shivas love and due to her effort she gained his heart.

This story comes from the poetry of Kumara Sambhava (Birth of God of War) of Kalidasa.


Vira = hero, fighter, protectionist

Vitayanasana – horse

Vitayana = horse

forward bend – Uttanasana

Uttana = intensive strech 
Ut = a particle which means sensitivity and intensity
Tan = strech out, widening, extend


Vriksha = tree