The word “Padma” is derived from the sanskrit word meaning “lotus” and “asana” meaning “posture”. Thus the word “padmasana”.
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It helps in calming the brain.
It helps in easing menstrual discomfort.
It helps in relieving sciatic pain.
It helps in increasing concentration.
It helps in stretching in ankles and knees.
People suffering from knee pain, ankle pain, severe pain in the calf muscles, back pain should avoid this asana.