Yoga Index. Sage Marichi Pose


  • This is a really effective spinal twist and also a good stretch for the ligaments of the knee
  • The inwards rotation of the leg ensures that the foot is placed against the internal organs and therefore it places a beneficial stress on the digestive organs stimulating their functioning

Marichi was a prominent Rishi or Sage and is considered to be the grandson of the Sun God. Many yoga poses are dedicated to prominent Rishis or Seers and Yogis, adding to the richness of the Yoga history!