🌳 Tree pose 🌳
Also known as:
In ancient times, wandering holy men called sadhus would meditate in this posture for long periods of time as a practice of self-discipline.
Named after a great yogi king from India named Bhagiratha who—legend says—stood on one leg for a long time to appease his Hindu god Shiva and to be allowed to bring the sacred river Ganges from heaven to earth."
As for me, not performing a rite there. Just:
️Practicing my balance, ️Strengthening my legs and spine, ️Opening my (tight) thighs and hips.
: @patriciaapolo / @hari.abri
🏞: Not the stream from the (so-called-holy) river Ganges.
Just one of the smaller waterfall of Curug Telu, Baturaden, Central Java - 10 months ago