Asanas

Yoga Asanas

Ardha Kumasana - Half Tortoise Pose

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Introduction: Ardha Kumasana - Half Tortoise PoseThe 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...
Matsyasana - The Fish Pose

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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...

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...
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...
Kandharasana - The Shoulder Pose

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Introduction : Kandharasana - The Shoulder Pose The meaning of the sankrit word Kandha means Shoulder and asana stands for Pose. Hence this posture of Yoga is known as Kandharasana or Shoulder Pose. Kandharasana or...
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...
Sarvanga Asana - The Shoulder-stand Pose

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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...
Garuda – Asana –The Eagle Pose

Garuda Asana –The Eagle Pose

Introduction:  Garuda Asana - The Eagle Pose The meaning of Sanskrit word garuda stands for eagle. According to Hindu mythology Garuda represents, the king of birds. He is vahan or mode of transports of the...
Simhasana - The Lion Pose

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Introduction: Simhasana - The Lion PoseThe meaning of the sanskrit word simha virtually signifies "the powerful (brawny, potent) one" it is the word for "lion."(The king of beasts) thus is called the lion posture,...
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...
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"...
Shalabhasana - The Locust Pose

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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...
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...
Adho Mukha Svanasana - Downward Dog Pose

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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...
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...
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...
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,...
Ugra Asana / The Noble Pose Posture

Ugra Asana -The Noble Pose Posture

Introduction The meaning of the sanskrit word ugra agency  powerful, omnipotent, mighty, strong ,firm or dignify (noble). It may be sometime known as  the noble or powerful posture. The other name of Ugra Asana /...
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...
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...
Anantasana Vishnu’s Couch Pose

Anantasana : Vishnu’s Couch Pose

Introduction: Anantasana : Vishnu’s Couch Pose The Sanskrit meaning of the word ananta stand for "without end" or "endless" or "the infinite one", and Asana signifying "posture" or "seat". Anantasana is also known as Vishnu's...
Chakra-asana- Wheel Posture

Chakra Asana – Wheel Posture

Introduction to Chakra Asana Chakra,is derived from the root word chak i.e to move signifies wheel and thus this is known as Wheel Posture. It is also referred as the urdhva-dhanurasana. The meaning of Urdhva...

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...

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