Glossary

Padmāsana
Type of termDefinition
TermPadmāsana
Alternative TermsLotus positions, Lotus position, Lotus pose, Lotus poses, padmāsana, lotus posture, lotus postures
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Said to resemble the petals of a lotus, the lotus position involves sitting cross-legged with each foot on the opposite thigh. The soles face upwards while the knees rest on the ground. This posture is associated with meditation. Jinas and other enlightened figures are often depicted in this pose.

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