Technique

For illustration see siddhasana or siddha yoni asana.

Sit on the floor with the legs stretched out in front of the body.

Fold the left leg and place the left foot near or in contact with the right thigh muscles. Bend the right leg and push the right toes into the space between the left thigh and calf muscles.

Then pull the toes of the left leg upwards into the space between the right calf and thigh muscles.

Adjust the body until you feel comfortable. The hands can be placed on the knees in jnana mudra, chin mudra or chinmaya mudra5; or the hands can be clasped and held in the lap. Relax the arms and allow the shoulders to drop.

Close your eyes and relax the whole body. Further details

Details on limitations and general advice are as given for padmasana.

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