Trikonasana-Triangle Pose

triangle pose

TRIKONASANA Introduction: Trikonasana is one of the important standing asana and it is quite useful from the point view of the health of the joints as it gives the best movement to nearly all the joints in the body. Nomenclature: The body in the final position of this posture resembles the shape of the Triangle, […]

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MATSYASANA OR FISH POSE

Matasya asana

Introduction:Nomenclature of the posture In Sanskrit the word Matsya means fish. The final pose of this asana resembles the shape of a fish. Hence the name. It is an excellent position for floating in water for prolonged periods of time. Classical reference of the posture: Muktapadmasanam krtva uttanasayanam caret Kurparabhyam sivo vestyam rogaghanam Matsyamasanam Assuming […]

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Padmasana

padmasana

PADMASANA Importance of name. Padmasana is one of the meditative postures, and it resembles a shape of a lotus.¬† In Sanskrit padma means lotus.¬† Sometimes it is also called Kamalasana. Hatha Pradipika says: Vamorupari daksinam ca caranam samsthapya vamam tatha daksorupari,pascimena vidhina dhrtva karabhyam dradham/ angusthau,hradaye nidhaya cibukam nasagramalokayet etadvyadhivinasakari yaminam padmasanam procyate// H.P.I.44 Scriptures […]

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