padmasana

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit पद्मासन (padmāsana, lotus seat), from पद्म (padma, lotus) + आसन (āsana, asana).

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Noun[edit]

padmasana (uncountable)

  1. (yoga) A pose in which one sits cross-legged with each foot sole-upwards on the opposite leg; the lotus position. [from 19th c.]