Sit on the floor with your legs straight out in front of you. Shift over onto your right buttock, bend your knees, and swing your legs to the left. Lay your feet on the floor outside your left hip, with the left ankle resting in the right arch.
The asana dedicated to sage Bharadvāja  who was one of the Saptarshis (Seven Great Sages Rishi ) in the present Manvantara ; the others being Atri , Vashishtha , Vishvamitra , Gautama , Jamadagni and Kashyapa .  Bharadvāja was also the father of Drona who was a master of advanced military arts and the royal guru to Kauravas , Pandavas and the Devastras .,  the princes who fought the great war which is the subject of the Mahābhārata .
This powerful seated twist cultivates equanimity and inner illumination—two qualities that help us unlock our vast potential and reach yoga’s ultimate aim.