asana

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noun asa·na \ˈä-sə-nə\

Definition of asana

  1. :  any of various yogic postures

Origin and Etymology of asana

Sanskrit āsana manner of sitting, from āste he sits; akin to Greek hēsthai to sit, Hittite es-


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