This asana is a variation of Tolasana. It is a little difficult to practise. An aspirant must have strong arms to practise this asana.
Technique : Rest the palms on the floor in such a way that the lower parts of the shoulders lie between the calves and the thighs. Raise the feet from the floor and balance the entire body on the hands. Interlock the feet. Hold the breath. Slowly increase the duration of time to the limit of five minutes.
(1) This asana gives the maximum exercise in the minimum time.
(2) It strengthens the muscles of the arms and the legs.
(3) It cures all the diseases which Utthita Padmasana helps to cure. It has all the benefits of Bakasana.