Yoga Glossary
Comprehensive list of yoga terms, meanings, sanskrit words and meanings, sanskrit translations for Hatha, Kundalini, Bikram, Iyengar, Ashtanga plus other forms.
TermMeaning or definition as related to yoga in Sanskrit or another language.
Ganeshain mythology, the elephant-headed son of Shiva and Parvati, the god who removes obstacle.
GangesIndia's most sacred river.
Garbha PindasanaWomb Embryo Pose garbha "womb" pinda "embryo" asana "pose".
GarurasanaEagle Pose, often used in Bikram and other forms of yoga.
Ghee clarified butter that originated in South Asia often made from the milk of water buffalo.
Ghrita netineti (nasal cleansing technique) performed with ghee.
Gomukhasanacow's face' posture
GorakshasanaYogi Gorakhnath's' pose
Gunaquality of nature viz. tamas, rajas, sattwa
Gunasqualities of natural phenomena, everything in the universe exhibits these three qualities in varying degrees.
Gunatitaone who has gone beyond the three gunas.
Guptasanathe 'secret' pose
Guruspiritually enlightened soul, who can dispel darkness, ignorance and illusion from the mind and enlighten the consciousness of a devotee/disciple, Teacher, spiritual preceptor, spiritual teacher.
Gurupunktiworlds or universes where gurus reside.

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