lotus positionlotus position
in yoga, an erect sitting posture with the legs crossed and with each foot, sole upturned, resting on the upper thigh of the opposite leg
Origin of lotus positionso named from perceived resemblance to the blossom of the lotus ()
A sitting position used in yoga and certain forms of Buddhist meditation, in which the legs are crossed, with each foot resting on the opposite thigh.
Origin of lotus positionTranslation of Sanskrit padmasanam : padma&hlowdot;, lotus + asanam, sitting posture (from its resemblance to a lotus).