Comprehensive list of yoga terms, meanings,
sanskrit words and meanings, sanskrit translations for Hatha, Kundalini,
Bikram, Iyengar, Ashtanga plus other forms.
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Meaning or definition as related to yoga in Sanskrit or another language.
energy channels in the body, similar to the meridians in acupuncture
Nadi shodhana pranayama
breathing technique - is the 'alternate nostril breathing' or 'balanced breathing' - balances the energy flow in the channels and purifies the energy channels (nadi) by balancing the flow of breath through the right and left nostrils.
I bow to you.
hand gesture adopted during pranayama to alternate the flow of breath through the nostrils.
King Dancer Pose, Lord of the Dance Pose.
abdominal massage' - a cleansing technique (shatkarma) involving the contraction of the rectus abdominal muscles.
yoga boat pose.
another shatkarma (cleansing technique) - involves cleaning of the nasal passages or sinus irrigation; jala neti forms a part of the various neti kriyas.
rule; there are 5 rules described in the Ashtanga Yoga of Patanjali.