a standard seated posture for yoga, with legs intertwined, left foot over right thigh, and right foot over left thigh.
Origin of lotus position
First recorded in 1960–65
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British Dictionary definitions for lotus position
a seated cross-legged position used in yoga, meditation, etc
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