Sit on the heels in such way that your right toe overlaps the left toe or left toe overlaps the right toe with heels apart, while keeping the spine straight. Look straight placing your hands on the thighs.
By practice of this asana, the body becomes strong and firm, especially toes, knees, legs and thighs. It gives strength, courage and improves digestion. It is very useful in relieving stomach ailments. If this asana is practiced for 5 minutes after meals, it helps in the speedy digestion of food. It is also a meditative posture which keeps the mind stable. So, this asana helps students. Those who are prone to excessive sleep or late hour sleep must practice this asana to get more benefit.