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.
Laghu VajrasanaLittle Thunderbolt Pose.
Laghoo shankhaprakshalanaA shatkarma technique - also referred as the short intestinal wash. Involves the drinking of several glasses of water and the expelling it through stool after a series of exercises (asanas); in the process a thorough cleansing of the colon takes place.
Laldit or LallaA female Kashmiri Shaivite saint and 14th century poet.
LakshmanaguptaAbhinavagupta's master.
LakshmanjooMaster of Kashmir Shaivism.
LakshmiGoddess of prosperity and beauty; consort of Vishnu.
LalitadityaAn ancient Kashmiri king who invited the sage Atri Gupta to come live in his court to teach him Shaivism; from Atri Gupta the line of teachers of Kashmir Shaivism descended.
LingamPhallic emblem, usually of stone, representing the creative power of Shiva.
LayaState of meditation which is like sound sleep, in which one is unaware of outside world and the state of meditation.
Laya yogaUnion with the supreme consciousness through pranayama or devotion. Literally, union by absorption.

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