lotus position


noun

a standard seated posture for yoga, with legs intertwined, left foot over right thigh, and right foot over left thigh.

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Origin of lotus position

First recorded in 1960–65
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British Dictionary definitions for lotus position

lotus position

noun

a seated cross-legged position used in yoga, meditation, etc
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