One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A cross-legged posture, in which each foot is placed sole upwards on the thigh of the opposite leg; the lotus posture.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in William Ward (1769–1823), missionary in India and journalist. From Sanskrit padmāsana lotus seat from padma + āsana.
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