Asanas

Yoga Asanas

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...
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...

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...
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"...
tada asana The Mountain Pose

Tada Asana – The Mountain Pose

Introduction: Tada Asana - The Mountain Pose The 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,...
Ardha Kumasana - Half Tortoise Pose

Does Ardha Kumasana Pose cure Insomnia?

Introduction: Ardha Kumasana - Half Tortoise Pose The meaning of the sanskrit word Ardha means "half", Kurma imply "turtle" or "tortoise", and Asana stands for "posture" or "Pose". Ardha Kumasana pose is intended to imitate...
Dhanura Asana / The Bow Pose

Dhanura Asana / The Bow Pose

Introduction: Dhanura Asana - The Bow Pose The Sanskrit word dhanur signifies bow-shaped, arced or twisted. The bow referred here is a bow in "bow and arrow." This asana represents as the body depicts the...
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...
Sarvanga Asana - The Shoulder-stand Pose

Why Sarvanga Asana is The Queen of asana ?

Introduction: Sarvanga Asana - The Shoulder-stand Pose The meaning of the sanskrit word sarvanga stands for limb or body (torso). consequently sarvanga is interprets as either "all-limb" or "whole-body pose". It is so called as...

Have you ever heard about Parivritta Parshvakona Asana ( The Turned Side Angle Pose)...

Introduction: Parivritta Parshvakona Asana - The Turned Side Angle Pose "Parivritta Parshvakona Asana - The Turned Side Angle Pose", the name is quite long but it is indeed a simple yogasana. The meaning of the...
Anjanaya Asana – The Salutation Pose

Anjanaya Asana – The Salutation Pose

Introduction to Anjanaya Asana The Meaning of the Sanskrit word anjaneya is “salutation or praise”. The root word anj means to respect, to celebrate, to smear. Anjanaya Asana is good for all ages. It is...
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...
Adho Mukha Svanasana - Downward Dog Pose

Shoulder Strengthening Yoga – Adho Mukha Svanasana – Downward Dog Pose

Introduction: Adho Mukha Svanasana - Downward Dog Pose The meaning of the sanskrit words adhas stands for "down", mukha signifying "face" and svana or shvana implies "dog", and asana means "posture" or "seat". Hence this...

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...

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...
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...
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...

Sukhasana – The Easy Pose

Introduction: Sukhasana - The Easy Pose The meaning of the sanskrit word Sukha signifies pleased, happy  or  at ease or comfortable and asana means Pose or seat , hence Sukhasana  is referred  as a easy...
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...

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...
Pavanamuktasana - The Wind Releasing Pose

How to do Pavanamuktasana or Wind Releasing Pose?

Introduction: Pavanamuktasana - The Wind Releasing Pose The meaning of the Sanskrit word Pavana stands for aura, air or wind and Mukta stands for exemption (freedom) or discharge (release), hence Pavanamuktasana is the known as...
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...

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