Lotus Pose, or Padmasana is pretty much the staple pose of yoga as a whole.
The ‘ Lotus Pose ‘ is adopted to allow the body to be held completely steady for long periods of time. This allows the mind to calm towards Meditation .
The asana applies pressure to the lower spine which may facilitate relaxation.
Padmasana or Lotus Pose in Yoga is one of the oldest asanas whose main purpose is to be able to get you to sit still and meditate which after all, is the actual, historical,original and initial goal of Yoga.