आसन

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit आसन (āsana).

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Noun[edit]

आसन (āsanm

  1. sitting
  2. mode of sitting, posture, attitude, position
  3. seat, place, stool
  4. a small carpet or deer-skin on which Hindus sit during prayer

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Sanskrit[edit]

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Noun[edit]

आसन (āsanan

  1. seat, chair
  2. a comfortable position
  3. sitting, sitting down, the way of sitting
  4. sitting in peculiar posture according to the custom of devotees
  5. halting, stopping, encamping
  6. abiding, dwelling
  7. seat, place, stool
  8. the withers of an elephant, the part where the driver sits
  9. maintaining a post against an enemy

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