Kukkutasana (Cockerel Pose)
Padmasanam tu samsthapya janurvorantare karau /
Nivesya bhumau samsthapya vyomastham kukkutasanam//(Chapter -1, Verse 23).
By adopting Padmasana, insert the hands between the thighs and calves, planting them the hands firmly on the ground; raise the body in the air. This is called as Kukkutasana. (Chapter -1, Verse 23).