Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Sanskrit name of yoga posture in Roman and Devnagri Script

Sanskrit name of yoga posture in Roman and Devnagri Script

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Sanskrit name of yoga posture in Roman and Devnagri Script

English name of yoga posture

AdhoMukhaSvanasana अधोमुखश्वानासन

Downward-Facing Dog yoga pose

AdhoMukhaVrikshana अधोमुखवृक्षसन

Handstand (Downward-Facing Tree) yoga pose

AnjaliMudra अञ्जलिमुद्रा

Salutation Seal yoga pose

ArdhaCandrasana अर्धचन्द्रासन

Half Moon yoga pose

ArdhaMatsyendrasana अर्धमत्स्येन्द्रासन

Half Spinal Twist yoga pose

BaddhaKonasana बद्धकोणसन

Bound Angle yoga pose

Bakasana बकासन

Crane yoga pose

Bālāsana or Garbhāsana बालासन or गर्भासन

Child's yoga pose (relaxation)

Bharadvajasana भरद्वाजासन

Bharadvaja's Twist yoga pose

Bhujangasana भुजङ्गासन

Cobra yoga pose

Cakrasana चक्रासन

Wheel yoga pose

Caturanga Dandasana चतुरङ्गदण्डासन

Four-Limbed Staff yoga pose

Dandasana दण्डासन

Staff yoga pose

Dhanurasana धनुरसन

Bow yoga pose

Eka Pada Rajakapotasana एकपादरजकपोतसन

One-Legged King Pigeon yoga pose

Garuadasana गरुडासन

Eagle yoga pose

Gomukhasana गोमुखासन

Cow Face yoga pose

Halasana हलासन

Plow yoga pose

Hanumanasana हनुमनासन

Monkey yoga pose

Janusirsasana जानुशीर्षासन

Head to Knee Forward Bend yoga pose

Kakasana काकासन

Crow yoga pose

Krauncasana क्रौञ्चासन

Heron yoga pose

Kukkutasana कुक्कुटासन

Cockerel yoga pose

Kurmasana कूर्मासन

Tortoise yoga pose

Makarasana मकरासन

Crocodile yoga pose

Matsyasana मत्स्यासन

Fish yoga pose

Matsyendrasana मत्स्येन्द्रासन

Lord of the Fishes yoga pose

Mayurasana मयूरासन

Peacock yoga pose

Natarajasana नटराजासन

Lord of the Dance yoga pose

Padahastasana पादहस्तासन

Standing Forward Bend yoga pose

Padmasana पद्मासन

Lotus yoga pose

Paripurnanavasana परिपूर्णनावासन

Full Boat yoga pose

Parivrttaparsvakonasana परिवृत्तपार्श्वकोणासन

Revolved Side Angle yoga pose

Parivrttatrikonasana परिवृत्तत्रिकोणासन

Revolved Triangle yoga pose

Pasasana पाशासन

Noose yoga pose

Pascimottanasana(Paccimasana, Paschimatana) पश्चिमोत्तानासन

Seated Forward Bend yoga pose

Prasaritapadottanasana प्रसारितपादोत्तानासन

Intense Spread Leg Stretch yoga pose



Locust yoga pose



Shoulder Stand yoga pose

Savasana(Shavasana,Sarvasana, Mrtasana)शवासन

Corpse yoga pose

Setubandhasarvangasana (Sethubandasana)सेतुबन्धसन

Bridge, Half Wheel yoga pose

Siddhasana(Mukatasana) Guptasana सिद्धासन(मुक्तसन)गुप्तसन

Perfect Pose yoga pose

Sinhasana सिंहासन

Lion yoga pose

Sīrsasana शीर्षासन

Head Stand yoga pose

Sukhasana सुखासन

Auspicious yoga pose

Suptabaddhakonasana सुप्तभदकोणासन

Reclining Bound Angle yoga pose

Suptapadangusthasana सुप्तपादाङ्गुष्ठासन

Reclining Big Toe yoga pose

Suptavirasana सुप्तवीरासन

Reclining Hero yoga pose

Svastikasana स्वस्तिकासन

Prosperous yoga pose

Tadasana(Samasthiti) ताडासन

Mountain yoga pose

Trikoasana त्रिकोणासन

Triangle yoga pose

Upavistakonasana उपविष्टकोणासन

Open Angle yoga pose

Urdhvadhanurasana ऊर्ध्वधनुरासन

Upward Bow yoga pose

Urdhvamukhasvanasana ऊर्ध्वमुखश्वानासन

Upward Facing Dog yoga pose

Ustrasana उष्ठासन

Camel yoga pose

Uttanakurmasana उत्तानकूर्मासन

Upside-Down Tortoise yoga pose

Utkatasana उत्कटासन

Chair yoga pose

Uttanasana उत्तानासन

Standing Forward Bend yoga pose

Utthitahastapadangusthasana उत्थितहस्तपादाङ्गुष्ठासन

Raised Hand to Big Toe yoga pose

Utthitaparsvakonasana उत्थितपार्श्वकोणासन

Extended Side Angle yoga pose

Utthitatrikonasana उत्थितत्रिकोणासन

Extended Triangle yoga pose

Vasisthasana वसिष्ठासन

Side Plank yoga pose

Viparitakarani विपरीतकरणि

Legs-up-the-Wall yoga pose

Vajrasana वज्रासन

Thunderbolt yoga pose

Virasana वीरासन

Hero yoga pose

Vriksasana वृक्षासन

Tree yoga pose

Friday, July 10, 2009

Vrikshasana-Tree Pose

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Vrikshasana-Tree Yoga Pose

The word vriksh means tree in Sanskrit so it is called as Tree Posture (pose).

Come in standing position with your arms relaxed at your sides.
Slowly slide the right foot up the left leg, only as high up as you can maintain your balance. When you are balanced here, slowly bring the palms together, prayer position in front of the heart.
Retain this pose for some time. Then release slowly exhaling.
Repeat on the other side.

Tree Pose Stretches the groins and inner thighs and strengthens thighs, calves, ankles, spine.
It also eases sciatica and lessens flat feet.

Hatha Yoga Pradipika by Swami Muktibodhananda Saraswati
(Bihar School of Yoga 1998)
Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha by Swami Satyananda Saraswati
(Bihar School of Yoga 1997)
Hatha Yoga The Hidden Language by Swami Sivanda Radha
(Timeless Books 1995)
The Little Yoga Book by Erika Dillman
(Time Warner 1999)
Yoga for Wellness by Gary Kraftsow
(Penguin Arkana 1999)
Yoga for Body Breath and Mind by A.G Mohan
(Rudra Press 1993)
The Spiral Dance By Starhawk
( Harper San Francisco 1999)
Yoga Journal USA
Yoga at Work by Phil Aston
Copyright Phil Aston
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Come in Mountain posture.
Jump and take four feet distance.
Move both arms parallel to the ground.
Rotate head to left.
Rotate left foot in 90 degrees to the left foot and bend left knee.
Keep the hips in the same angle (180 degrees) as for the arms.
Retain this pose for some time. Then release slowly exhaling.
Repeat on the other side.

This posture strengthens your legs, back, shoulders, and arms, building stamina.
Stimulates abdominal organs
Relieves backaches, especially through second trimester of pregnancy
Helpful in infertility, osteoporosis, sciatica etc..

Extended Puppy Pose

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Standing-Forword Bend

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Pose of readiness Mountain Pose.
Spread toes wide and the arches lifted.
E and fold forward Keeping the legs straight,
M crown of the head towards the ground.
Place the palms on the floor beside the feet.
While inhaling, extend upper back.
While exhaling extend lower back.
Retain the pose.
Then release slowly, keep firmness in the legs.

Standing Forward Fold or Uttanasana
stretches entire backside of body, especially legs and lower back. Elongates spine. Increases flexibility. Massages internal organs, tones liver, spleen, kidneys. Increases blood circulation to legs, torso, and brain.
calms the brain and helps relieve stress and mild depression.
helpful in asthma, high blood pressure, infertility, osteoporosis, and sinusitis eases headache and insomnia.

Forward Bend

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Upward FacingTwo-Foot Staff

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Wide Angle Bend

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Triangle Pose

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Trikonasana-Triangle Yoga Pose

In Sanskrit the words trikona means triangle, so this posture is called as Trikonasana.

Stand straight with hands by the side.
Take two feet distance between two legs.
Lift hands towards each side (parallel line with shoulder)
Gradually twisting towards right side touch the toe of the left leg with fingers of the right hand lifting the left hand towards sky.
Look up towards left hand.
Retain this pose for some time then repeat on other side.

Trikonasana strengthen the legs, back of a person.
It stretches the groins, hamstrings, hips, and spine
also stimulates the kidneys as well as the abdominal region, neck muscles, alleviates backaches and neck pain.
Removes fat from the waist and thighs.
Helpful in constipation and indigestion.

Pendant Pose

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Firefly Pose

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Head Stand

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Sirsasana-Head Stand Yoga Pose

It is suggested that, before trying above asana you thoroughly practice basic postures like shoulderstand pose, bow pose etc.
You may begin practicing this in a corner so that you will practice it without the fear of falling down.
In case of any serious eye diseases, constipation, pus in your ears, chronic nasal catarrh, defective pituitary, pineal, thyroid gland, neck injury, high or low blood pressure. Avoid this asana, it’s better to consult your physician.