Definition of savasana in English:

savasana

(also shavasana)

noun

  • A resting pose, typically practised at the end of a yoga session, in which a person lies flat on his or her back, with eyes closed and arms relaxed at the sides, palms facing upwards; the action of assuming this pose.

Origin

Late 19th century. From modern Sanskrit śavāsana from śava corpse + āsana.

Pronunciation

savasana

/ʃəˈvɑːsənə/