Asanas

Yoga Asanas

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...
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"...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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