Hastapadasana

Technique : Continue holding the breath and bend down without bending the knees. Press the palms down on the ground, and the fingertips in line with the toes. The fingertips should touch one another. Then touch the knees with the nose or the forehead without bending the knees and exhale. Exhaling should be through the nose only, never through the mouth. In the early stages, the fingers may not touch the ground but the position will be attained after some practice.

Hastapadasana

Advantages :

(1) It cures abdominal diseases, strengthens the chest and the hands and the body becomes handsome and radiant.
(2) It cures the diseases of the toes and invigorates the weak.