Lotus

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Lotus-like Position

When the shanks are placed one upon the other, it is called the "lotus-like position."

Source: Kama Sutra

Lotus position

Venerable Hsuan Hua in Hong Kong, 1953. Photographer unknown. The Lotus Position is a cross-legged sitting asana originating in meditative practices of ancient India, in which the feet are placed on the opposing thighs. It is an established asana, commonly used for meditation, in the Hindu Yoga, Jain and Buddhist contemplative traditions. The asana is said to resemble a lotus, to encourage breathing proper to associated meditative practice, and to foster physical stability.

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Nelumbo nucifera

Family: Nymphaeaceae; Genus: Nelumbo Origin: Tropical Asia and Queensland, Australia Diameter of Flower: 10 ~ 20 cm Height: 10 ~ 150 cm(above water)* Life cycle: perennial; Bloom Time: Jun. ~ Aug. Nelumbo nucifera, also known as Indian lotus, sacred lotus, bean of India, or simply lotus, is one of two species of aquatic plant in the family Nelumbonaceae.

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lotus

the sexual position to which both are sitting, facing each other, with legs crossed behind their partner...

"have you ever had sex in a lotus? it really hits that spot..."

Source: Urban Dictionary