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.
Nadienergy channels in the body, similar to the meridians in acupuncture
Nadi shodhana pranayamabreathing 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.
NamasteI bow to you.
Nasagra/nasikagra mudrahand gesture adopted during pranayama to alternate the flow of breath through the nostrils.
NatarajasanaKing Dancer Pose, Lord of the Dance Pose.
NathaRefuge, help.
Nauliabdominal massage' - a cleansing technique (shatkarma) involving the contraction of the rectus abdominal muscles.
Navasanayoga boat pose.
Neti kriyaanother shatkarma (cleansing technique) - involves cleaning of the nasal passages or sinus irrigation; jala neti forms a part of the various neti kriyas.
Niyamarule; there are 5 rules described in the Ashtanga Yoga of Patanjali.

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