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.
Jala bastithe yoga technique of enema using water - one of the yoga shatkarma
Jala netia shatkarma technique - cleansing of the nasal passages with water by alternating the flow of water in the nostrils, preferably using a neti pot.
Jalandhara bandhathroat lock' to restrict the flow of bereath through the throat - done by resting the chin on the upper sternum (chest).
Japacontinuous chanting i.e repetition of a mantra
Jihva dhautione of the shatkarma techniques for cleansing the tongue.
Jnanaknowledge, understanding, wisdom
Jnana mudrathe gesture of knowledge - in this the index finger is bent so that its tip is joined with the tip of the thumb, the other three fingers are spread out.
Jnana yogathe yoga of knowledge - attained through spontaneous self-analysis and investigation of abstract and speculative ideas.

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