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Virabhadrasana (वीरभद्रासन)

Virabhadrasana (IPA: [ʋiːrɐbʱɐd̪rɑːsɐnɐ]; Sanskrit: वीरभद्रासन; IAST: Vīrabhadrāsana) or Warrior Pose is an asana commemorating the exploits of a mythical warrior. Etymology:- The name of this asana is rooted in Hindu mythology. The myth is that the, the powerful priest Daksha made a great yagna (ritual sacrifice) but did not invited his youngest daughter

Utkatasana (उत्कटासन)

Utkatasana (oot-kah-tah-sah-nah; Sanskrit: उत्कटासन; IAST: Utkaṭāsana), Chair Pose, Fierce Pose, Hazardous Pose, Lightning Bolt Pose, Wild Pose or in Bikram Yoga Awkward Pose is an asana. The name comes from the Sanskrit words utkata (उत्कट, utkaṭa) meaning "wild, frightening, above the usual, intense, gigantic, furious, or heavy" and asana (आसन) meaning

Vriksasana (वृक्षासन)

Vriksasana (vrik-shah-sə-nə; Sanskrit: वृक्षासन; IAST: vṛkṣāsana) or Tree Pose is an asana. The name comes from the Sanskrit words vriksa or vriksha (वृक्ष, vṛkṣa) meaning "tree" and asana (आसन) meaning "posture". From Tadasana, weight is shifted to one leg, for example, starting with the left leg. The entire sole of the foot

Padahastasana (पादहस्तासन)

Padahastasana (/ˌpɑrəˌhɑːstəˈɑːsənə/; Sanskrit: पादहस्तासन; Sanskrit pronunciation: [pɑːd̪ɐɦɐs̪t̪ɑːs̪ɐn̪ɐ]; IAST: pādahastāsana) or Hand Under Foot Pose is an asana. The name comes from the Sanskrit words pada (पाद; pāda) meaning "foot", hasta (हस्ता; hastā) meaning "hand", and asana (आसन; āsana) meaning "posture" or "seat". Padahastasana is a standing, inverted asana which the hands are

Ardha Candrasana (अर्धचन्द्रासन)

Ardha Chandrasana (Sanskrit: अर्धचन्द्रासन; IAST: Ardha Candrāsana) or Half Moon Pose is an asana. The name comes from the Sanskrit words Ardha meaning "half", Candra or Chandra (चन्द्र) meaning "moon" or "luminous, as in the light from the moon", and Asana (आसन, Āsana) meaning "posture" or "seat". Benefits:- The moon is symbolic in

Anjeyerasana (अञ्जयरासन)

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Anjaneyasana (IPA: [ɐɲneːːɟɐrɑːsɐnɐ]; Sanskrit: अञ्जयरासन; IAST: Añjeyarāsana), Crescent Moon, or Low Lunge is an asana. Anjaneyasana is used in Surya Namaskara. This asana has a number of names. The names Crescent Moon refers to the form it takes. Anjaneya- refers to the Hindu god Hanuman because his

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