Guptasana, also known as Siddhasana is an Asana. It is translated as Hidden Pose from Sanskrit.
The name of this pose comes from “gupta” meaning “hidden”, and “asana” meaning “posture” or “seat”.[1][2][3]
Benefits and Cautions[edit]
Benefits of this pose include opening the hips, and helps stabilize the back and abdominal muscles.
Be careful while doing this pose if you have hip, knee or ankle injuries.[4][5][6]
Publications Featuring Guptasana[edit]

Asanas 608: Yoga Poses by Dharma Mittra [7]
Yoga Resource Practice Manual by Darren Rhodes [8]
Yoga (Yoga Journal Books) by Linda Sparrowe and David Martinez [9]
2,100 Asanas: The Complete Yoga Poses by Mr. Yoga (Daniel Lacerda) [10]
Yoga From the Heart by Yogananth Andiappan [11]


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^ “Guptasana (Hidden Pose) – How to do and Benefits”. Styles At Life. 2015-11-02. Retrieved 2016-06-19. 
^ Singh, Suraj. “Guptasana (Hidden Posture) – Not for women”. Yoga Exercise | Yoga Poses. Retrieved 2016-06-19. 
^ “Accomplished Pose (Siddhasana) | Steps, Precautions And Health Benefits Of Accomplished Pose”. Retrieved 2016-06-19. 
^ “Guptasana (Hidden Pose) – How to do and Benefits”. Styles At Life. 2015-11-02. Retrieved 2016-06-19. 
^ yoga365fitness (2014-06-30). “Siddhasana (Guptasana) : This can also help improve sexual disorders, cardiac function and blood pressure. Additionally, the pose is beneficial for those who suffer from health conditions like piles and hemorrhoids.”. Retrieved 2016-06-19. 
^ Mittra, Dharma (2003-04-01). Asanas: 608 Yoga Poses. Novato, Calif.: New World Library. ISBN 9781577314028. 
^ Rhodes, Darren; Sell, Christina; Longstaff, Michael (2013-02-10). Huang, Ellen, ed. Yoga Resource Practice Manual. Tirtha Studios & Yo Productions. 
^ Sparrowe, Linda; Martinez, David (2008-01-08). Yoga. New York: Universe. ISBN 9780789399878. 
^ Lacerda, Daniel (2015-11-10). 2,100 Asanas: The Complete Yoga Poses. Black Dog & Leventhal. ISBN 9781631910104. 
^ Andiappan, Yogananth (2007-01-01). Yogananth Andiappan – Yoga From the Heart. International Yoga Academy Lim. ISBN 9789889982812.