This is a variation of Bakasana. This asana is also called Tu I itasana.



Technique : Practise Bakasana as shown in Bakasana Technique 1. At the last stage of the asana, do not rest the soles under the elbows, but keep them a bit apart in the middle of the arms. This pose is known as Tolasana. Do the remaining part of the exercise as you would do while practising Bakasana. Gradually, increase the time to the limit of fifteen minutes.

Advantages :

(1) In the practice of this asana, the eyes are frequently concentrated on the part between the eyebrows. This removes many common defects of the eyes.
(2) This asana has all the benefits of Bakasana.
(3) It cures all the diseases which Utthita Padmasana cures. It has the same benefits as Utthita Padmasana.

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