any of various traditional sitting positions assumed during the practice of yoga
Origin of asanaSanskrit āsana, way of sitting
Any of various bodily positions assumed in yogic exercise.
Origin of asanaSanskrit āsanam, a sitting posture, from āste, he sits.
OriginSee also: ásana
From Sanskrit आसन (āsana, “sitting down”), from आस (āsa, “to sit down”).