Definition of yogasana in English:

yogasana

noun

  • A posture of the type adopted in the practice of hatha yoga; specifically a cross-legged, meditative posture typically assumed by the Buddha in iconographic depictions.

Origin

Late 19th century. Originally (i) from Sanskrit yogāsana (also with vernacular pronunciation yogāsan) particular seated meditation posture, in modern use also denoting yoga postures from yoga + āsana;.

Pronunciation

yogasana

/jəʊˈɡɑːsənə/