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[Skt.,=union], general term for spiritual disciplines in Hinduism, Buddhism, and throughout S Asia that are directed toward attaining higher consciousness and liberation from ignorance, suffering, and rebirth.
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"STHIRA SUKHAM ASANAM" Translation: A seated posture that is steady and comfortable is called asana.
annakki melaraiyil asanam iyesu sami It is the best medicine, ground that day anaittunoy pokkidave araicci vacca nalmarundu in the upper room by the great native doctor, Jesus the divine one.
One of these says Sthira Sukham Asanam: "The pose (chosen for meditation) should be sweet and easy." When your body is healthy and comfortable, you can easily access deeper states of Consciousness.