Asanas

Yoga Asanas

Sirsha Asana -The Head-Stand

Sirsha Asana -The Head-Stand

Introduction to Sirsha Asana: The thinking of the sanskrit word sirsha entails head. Hence this pose is known as headstand posture. Sirsha Asana. The Head-Stand is popularly linked up with the practice of Yoga. In...
Vira asan- The hero pose

Vira Asana-The Hero Pose

Intoduction:- Vira Asana-The Hero PoseThe meaning of the Sanskrit word vira stands for hero, courageous, brave, successful man, or warrior. It is usually as pronounced as veer-ah-sa-na. Like Padmasana - The Lotus Posture ,...
Gomukha Asana -The Cow Face Pose

Gomukha Asana -The Cow Face Pose

Introduction: Gomukha Asana-The Cow Face PoseThe meaning of sanskrit word Go signifies Cow and mukh stand for Face hence this asana is known as Gomukha Asana. It is generally pronounced as go-moo-khah-sa-na.The benefits of...
Shalabhasana - The Locust Pose

How to improve locust pose – Shalabhasana?

Introduction: Shalabhasana – The Locust Pose The meaning of the sanskrit word Shalabha signifies locust or grasshopper. There is a variation of this posture called the Viparita-Shalabhaasana. The Sanskrit word viparita stands for "reverse." Hence...
Baddha-kona-Asana– The Restrained Angle Pose

Baddha kona Asana – The Restrained Angle Pose

Introduction to Baddha kona Asana – The Restrained Angle Pose The Sanskrit word baddha signifies an attachment, bond, chain, arrested or restrained, bounded. The word  Kona stands for corner or angle hence this is known as...

Ushtra Asana – The Camel Pose

Introduction: Ushtra Asana – The Camel Pose The meaning of the sanskrit word ushtra signifies camel. Ushtra Asana implies to stretch  and opens the whole of the front of the body, including the hip flexors...
Front View of the Asana

Ardha Matsyendra Asana -The Half Spinal Twist Pose

Introduction to Ardha Matsyendra Asana -The Half Spinal Twist Pose The literal meaning of Ardha implies half. Many Siddhas/ masters who where later became profound Yogis cited Matsyendra in the past Yoga text the Hatha-Yoga-Pradipika. This...
Ardhachandra Asana– The Half Moon Pose

Ardhachandra Asana – The Half Moon Pose

Introduction to Ardhachandra Asana The Ardhachandra Asana means half moon pose. The meaning of the Sanskrit word ardha denote "half," and the word chandra denote "moon," thus, this ASANA is known as the "half moon"...

How Vriksha Asana increase concentration ?

Introduction: Vriksha  Asana – The Tree Pose The meaning of the Sanskrit word vriksha implies tree, therefore this asana is called as the Tree Posture, Vriksha Asana. It is proniunced as vrik-shah-sa-na. This is called Vriksha asaan...

Really Marjariasana -The Cat Pose increase height?

Introduction: Marjariasana - The Cat Pose The meaning of the sanskrit word "Marjari" signifies 'cat' and "asana" means 'Pose. Hence this pose as known as Marjariasana or Cat Pose. It is also known by the...
tada asana The Mountain Pose

Tada Asana – The Mountain Pose

Introduction: Tada Asana - The Mountain PoseThe meaning of the Sanskrit word tada signifies mountain. The other name of this asana is the samasthiti asana. The meaning of the word Sama means unchanged, balance,...
Bridge Pose Setu Bandhasana

Secret benefits of Bridge Pose (Setu Bandhasana)

Introduction: Setu Bandhasana - Bridge Pose Setu Bandhasana or bridge pose is derived from a Sanskrit word. In Sanskrit "setu" signifies "bridge or dam" and "bandha" symbolizes for lock. Hence it is also known as...
Akarna Dhanura Asana

Akarna Dhanura Asana – The Shooting bows Pose

Introduction to Akarna Dhanura Asana - The Shooting Bows Pose The Sanskrit word karna means ear . Dhanur means bow-shaped, arced or bent. It is also known as The Shooting –Bow- pose or Akarna Dhanura...
Nataraja Asana/The King of the Dance Pose

Nataraja Asana- The King of the Dance Pose

Introduction: Nataraja Asana- The King of the Dance Pose The meaning of the sanskrit word nata stands for dancer and raja signifies king. Nataraja is also refer to Shiva, who is the Lord, master, creator...
Bitilasana - Cow Poze

How Bitilasana – Cow Pose helps to stretch ?

Introduction to Bitilasana - Cow Pose Bitilasana acquires its name from the Sanskrit word Batila, which stands for cow. It is called so since the posture resembles the body posture of a cow. This asana...
Bala-asana – The Child Pose

Bala Asana – The Child Pose

Introduction to Bala Asana The  true sanskritic meaning of the word “bala” implies Child. Hence it is known as Bala Asana. It is pronounced as ba-lah-sa-na.Benefits of Bala Asana–The Child Pose The bala-asana is one and...
Sun Salutation

Suryanamaskar – The Sun Salutation

Introduction to Suryanamaskar –  The Sun Salutation The word Surya signifies sun. Namaskar represents the Hindu word for Namaste, altogether it means to bow, Salute, greeting or praise, It is pronounced as soor-yee-ah-nahma-skar or The Sun...
Janusirasana - Head To Knee Pose

Janusirasana – head to knee pose

Introduction: Janusirasana - Head To Knee Pose The meaning of the sanskrit word “Janu” signifies “knees” and 'siras' stands for 'head'. Hence this asana is known as Janushirasana. In this asana the head is placed...
Matsyasana - The Fish Pose

Discover the benefits of Matsyasana The Fish Pose

Introduction: Matsyasana - The Fish Pose The meaning of the Sanskrit word matsya signifies fish; hence this is the fish posture. The pronunciation is like maht-see-yah-sa-na.Benefits of Matsyasana - The Fish PoseThe Matsya-Asana makes an...
Naga Asana- The Cobra Pose

What is so special about Naga Asana?

Introduction:  Naga Asana - The Cobra Pose The Sanskrit word naga stands for serpent or snake. The Naga asana , also recognized as the bhujanga asana. The meaning of the sanskrit word Bhujanga,  also stands...
Uttanapadasana - Raised Legs Pose.

How Uttanapadasana got its name?

Introduction: Uttanapadasana - Raised Legs Pose. The meaning of the sanskrit words uttana stands for  "intense stretch" or "straight" or "stretched" or "Raised" and pada  signifying "leg" or "foot" and asana standing for "posture" or...
Ekapada-Asana-One Legged Pose

Ekapada Asana – One Legged Pose

Introduction: Ekapada Asana - One Legged Pose The meaning of the Sanskrit word eka stands for one and pada stands for foot. Hence it is more commonly known as Ekapada Asana or one-legged pose. It...
Trikona Asana - The Triangle Pose

Trikona Asana – The Triangle Pose

Introduction:- The meaning of the Sanskrit word tri implies 3 , three and kona stands for corner or angle. Therefore "three corner or three angle posture" are much known as the triangle posture. This pose...

Learn How To Perform Chair Pose (Utkatasana) ?

Introduction: Utkatasana - Chair Pose The Sanskrit  significance of Utkatasana stands for " intense posture" or" powerful posture". Utkat means "wild", "frightening", " intense", "large", "ferocious" and asana meaning "posture" or "seat". This pose is...

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