Definition of asana in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈäsənə/


A posture adopted in performing hatha yoga.
Example sentences
  • Mindfulness meditation, yoga asanas and pranayama are each powerful practices that can affect our lives deeply.
  • The course includes basic asanas, pranayama and lectures on higher aspects of yoga.
  • Do you practice other aspects of yoga apart from the asanas?


From Sanskrit āsana 'seat, manner of sitting'.

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Syllabification: a·sa·na

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