asana definition by Webster's New World
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any of various traditional sitting positions assumed during the practice of yoga
Origin: Sanskrit āsana, way of sitting
asana definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Any of various bodily positions assumed in yogic excercise.
Origin: Sanskrit āsanam, a sitting posture, from āste, he sits.