Hatha yoga pradipika contains posture details of Siddhasana as follows

Press firmly the heel of the left foot against the perineum, and the right heel above the male organ. With the chin pressing on the chest, one should sit calmly, having restrained the senses, and gaze steadily the space between the eyebrows. This is called the Siddha Âsana, the opener of the door of salvation.


It explicitly makes one point: one has to use the left heel.

Are there any other statements that accept the right heel against the perineum?

  • hatha yoga is a form of exercises, it is not an integral part of the hindu religion. – Swami Vishwananda Oct 31 '20 at 5:25
  • @SwamiVishwananda Im wondering about your statement. I agree for first, But second is absolutely wrong. – hanugm Oct 31 '20 at 5:49
  • @Pandya please look the question now... – hanugm Nov 8 '20 at 16:56
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    @hanugm Ok. I suggest to make the title more specific. – Pandya Nov 8 '20 at 17:15
  • Heel presses between rectum and genital. Somewhere in between – Rakesh Joshi Nov 14 '20 at 13:31

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