K

Karnapidasana

Karna = ear
Pida = pain, discomfort, pressure

Kriya Yoga Yoga of action

Facet of Kriya Yoga:

tapas
svadhyaya
ishvara-pranidhana

Krounchasana – Heron

Krounch = heron

Kukkutasana – Cock / Rooster

Kukkuta = cock / rooster

L

Lolasana

Lola = to shiver, moving here and there, to hang

Lion – Simhasana I+ II

Simha = lion

M

Maha-Mudra

Maha = great, noble
Mudra = closing, sealing

Makarasana Variation of Shalabhasana

Position of crocodile

Makarasana

Marichyasana I + II

Marichi Grandfather of the god of the sun Surya

Matsyasana – Fish

Matsya = fish

Mukta-Hasta-Shirshasana

Mukta = free
Hasta = hand
Shirsha = head

N

Nakrasana – Crocodile

Nakra = crocodile

Nakrasana

Niralamba – Sarvangasana I + II

Alamba = pillar, help, footing
Nir = unattached, being free
Niralamba = without a pillar

Nirodhah

It’s understand as a process to block a disturbing pattern. 

 

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