lotus position

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a sitting position with the legs crossed

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Gankhgiin Prevbat, the founder of the Mongolian Institute of Buddhist Art at Ulan Bator Buddhist University, told the Siberian Times, a news website: "The lama is sitting in the lotus position vajra, the left hand is opened, and the right hand symbolises of the preaching Sutra.
Whoever thinks about yoga thinks of people sitting in the lotus position, greeting the sun in order to reduce the stress of everyday life," the Daily Mail quoted the author as saying.
At the south wall of the central hall was found a monumental statue of Buddha in the lotus position sitting on a high pedestal, and the remnants of another smaller sculptures of bodhisattva; pedestal base remained uncleared," said Valeriy Kolchenko, archaeologist.
35 metres high and sits in a shut-eyed lotus position, which is remarkable considering what it's been through.
Radio, said she'd rather take up the lotus position than mix with the likes of US rapper Coolio and racing pundit John McCririck.
This dragonfly was dead but seemed to have met a peaceful end, legs folded gently beneath its body almost in lotus position.
with up to 4,000 Yogic Flyers, experts in one of the advanced techniques of TM who are able to "hop" from the ground while sitting in the lotus position, showed that crime fell 23 per cent below the predicted level.
Thai sat barefoot in the lotus position at the defense table while his lawyer claimed that the allegations against him were fabricated and part of a power struggle between the two monks for control of the temple.
At the Zurich airport, Gianni Motti's Pre-Emptive Act, 2007-2008, commented ironically on the security precautions that now accompany all global migration with the silent performance of a security officer assuming the lotus position.
The Maharishi set up universities and schools all over the world and his Natural Law Party - which promotes yogic flying, a practice that involves sitting in the lotus position and bouncing into the air - has campaigned in dozens of countries.
The sight of flabby westerners bouncing up and down on their haunches, legs crossed in the lotus position, was a mainstay on local news programmes in the late 1960s and early 70s.
Dressed in white clothes and adopting the lotus position, she looks like a clean-living yoga fan.
the Harvard cardiologist who did pioneering work with Tibetan meditators, showed me a slow-motion video of a monk known as the world's best levitator: The monk sat in the lotus position for a long time.
As I ran from the swinging clubs of the riot police, my attention turned to a slight young woman sitting beautifully in the lotus position.
For the last month he has been seated in the lotus position listening to gongs and intoning 'Ommm', convinced that if he does so for long enough pictures will eventually be restored.