Definition of Lotus position

1. Noun. A sitting position with the legs crossed; used in yoga.

Generic synonyms: Attitude, Position, Posture
Group relationships: Yoga

Definition of Lotus position

1. Noun. a cross-legged sitting posture; a meditative position in Hinduism and Buddhism, also used in yoga and sexual intercourse ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Lotus position

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Thailand by Phillipe Bénet (2000)
"In the Dhyana mudra, the seated Buddha's hands rest on his legs, which are folded in the lotus position. This symbolizes meditation. ..."

2. Thiaoouba Prophecy by Michel Desmarquet (1997)
"Among others, I saw a man sitting in the lotus position. His hair was long and of a red-blond colour. He would have been two metres tall when standing. ..."

3. Fasting: The Ultimate Diet by Allan Cott (1997)
"Lying in a lotus position, I let the Sun shine on my body. I could feel myself grow lighter. I meditated. As I got "into" myself, I had the feeling I could ..."

4. Black Ants And Buddhists: Thinking Critically And Teaching Differently in ...by Mary Cowhey by Mary Cowhey (2006)
"... was different from the children's previous imitations of "meditating," when they would contort themselves into some version of the lotus position, ..."

5. Living With Siva by Subramuniya (2001)
"The full-lotus position, with the right foot resting on the left thigh and the left foot above, resting on the right thigh, is the most stable posture to ..."

6. The Backup Book: Disaster Recovery from Desktop to Data Center by Dorian J. Cougias, E. L. Heiberger, Karsten Koop (2003)
"To begin, get out of your chair, take off your shoes, sit on the floor in the lotus position, put your hands on your knees with your palms up and your ..."

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