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Asana

Asana Cologne Sanskrit Dicitonary asana 1 n. (2. {as}) , throwing , sending , a shot RV. i , 112 , 21 ; 130 , 4 AV. ; (mfn.) one who throws or discharges L. ; (%{A}) f. a missile , an arrow RV. 2 asana 2 m. the tree Terminalia Tomentosa Jain. Sus3r. ; (ct 3. %{azana}.) 3 Asana 1 (but {Asana4} S3Br.) n. sitting , sitting down Ka1tyS3r. Mn. ; sitting in peculiar posture according to the custom of devotees , (five or , in other places , even eighty-four postures are enumerated ; see {padmA7sana} , %{bhadrA7sana} , %{vajrA7sana} , %{vIrA7sana} , %{svastikA7sana}: the manner of sitting forming part of the eightfold observances of ascetics) ; halting , stopping , encamping ; abiding , dwelling AV. xx , 127 , 8 Mn. Ya1jn5. Hit. &c. ; seat , place , stool Ka1tyS3r. S3Br. xiv Kum. Mn. &c. ; the withers of an elephant , the part where the driver sits L. ; maintaining a post against an enemy ; ({A}) f. stay , abiding L. ; ({I}) f. stay , abiding , sitting L. ; a shop , a stall L. ; a small seat , a stool Kaus3. 4 Asana 2 = 2. %{asana} Terminalia Tomentosa. 5 Asana see 2. %{As}.
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