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Sanskrit glossary of Yogic terms

Sanskrit glossary of Yogic terms

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Published by Yoga Publication Trust in Munger, Bihar, India .
Written in English


About the Edition

Dictionary of terminology of Yoga philosophy.

Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by Swami Yogakanti.
The Physical Object
Pagination222 p. ;
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23616126M
LC Control Number2009345677

Raja-yoga The achievement of union with the Supreme Universal Spirit, by becoming the ruler of one’s own mind by defeating its enemies. The chief of these enemies are: Kama (passion or lust), krodha (anger or wrath), lobha (greed), moha (delusion), mada (pride) and . Hindus, Classical Yoga is a darshana, a “way of seeing” that encompasses all of our dealings with human society, the cosmos, and the spiritual realm. Below is a list of terms (taken from a dictionary) that you may run across as you navigate your way through the scholarly literature on yoga.

Glossary of Sanskrit Terms in Sri Aurobindo's Works by Pandit, M. P. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Yogatekets Yoga Glossary. Lost in translation? This is your go-to place when you are missing some a Sanskrit term. Learn more about yoga concepts. What is ashtanga yoga? What are the five yamas? You find the answers here. Some of the words have hyperlinks for deeper learning.

A major branch of yoga that was systematized around C.E. Symbolically, Hatha Yoga is the process by which the Sun (Ha) and Moon (Tha) become conjoined, resulting in “yoga,” or unification (more on this later). Hatha Yoga is the umbrella term for almost all of the modern styles of yoga (Iyengar, Ashtanga, Bikram, etc.). You may be in a yoga class and hear the teacher using Sanskrit words for yoga poses (asanas) and concepts. This list should help you to understand some of the more commonly used terms. Adho-mukha Face downwards. Adho-mukha svanasana Downward facing dog pose. Anga The body; a limb or a part of the body; a.


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Bhagavad-gita: (“Lord’s Song”) the oldest full-fledged yoga book found embedded in the Mahabharata and containing the teachings on karma yoga (the path of self-transcending action), samkhya yoga (the path of discerning the principles of existence correctly), and bhakti yoga (the path of devotion), as given by the God-man Krishna to Prince.

Buddhi ("she who is conscious, awake"): the higher mind, which is the seat of wisdom (vidya, jnana); cf. manas Cakra or Chakra ("wheel"): literally, the wheel of a wagon; metaphorically, one of the psycho-energetic centers of the subtle body (sukshma-sharira); in Buddhist yoga, five such centers are known, Author: Georg Feuerstein.

The Sanskrit glossary, with English translation, reveals the deep significance of yogic terms through word structure, meaning, scriptural references and original Devanagri script.

Selected pictures illustrate the text. Other Terms Ahankara ego Ananda bliss Asana yogic posture (3 rd limb of yoga) Ashram hermitage, retreat center Atman soul, individual expression of pure Spirit Atma Darshan direct experience of the soul, the fourth state of consciousness Avatar direct incarnation of God Bhagavad Gita sacred Sanskrit, epic poem of eighteen versesFile Size: 33KB.

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89 rows  Yoga Glossary - Comprehensive list of yoga words, yoga terms, terminology. Ashtanga Yoga: Yoga with eight limbs; Raja Yoga of Patanjali Maharshi. Ashtavadhani: One who does eight things at a time. Asiddha: Not perfected; unrealised.

Asmat: Pertaining to us or me. Asmi: I am; I exist. Asmita: Egoism; I-ness; “am”-ness. Asmita-nasa: Destruction of egoism or I-ness. Asmita-samadhi: Superconscious state immediately below. GLOSSARY OF YOGA TERMS IN SANSKRIT by Georg Feuerstein, Ph.D.

This Glossary is now available in printed form as an page spiral-bound BOOKLET together with the Sanskrit in devanâgarî script and both academic and simplified transliteration along with simple Sanskrit exercises for easy Size: KB.

I’m no Sanskrit scholar, but here are some basic translations of several of the common terms used in yoga classes and workshops. I’m not including names of specific asanas here, because if I did, this list would be a mile long. (Feel free to add other terms in the comments section.) 1) Asana: seat; yoga posture/10(31).

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The Language of Yoga is a definitive guide to the asana (physical postures) limb of edition contains more than illustrated yoga postures with both English and Sanskrit names. Additional yoga-related Sanskrit terms and over a dozen common chants and sutras round out the content/5().

Yogayukta: One who is established in Yoga or linked up through Yoga. Yogesvara: Lord of Yoga; a Name of Lord Krishna. Yogi: One who practises Yoga; one who strives earnestly for union with God; an aspirant going through any course of spiritual discipline; one going particularly through the scheduled course of Raja Yoga; a spiritually advanced person with a perfectly unruffled.

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Do you struggle with remembering long Asana names like Utthita5/5(1). Glossary of Sanskrit Words Sanskrit words for yoga poses (asanas) and concepts.

This list can be helpful in translating some of the more commonly used terms. The tattoo on Sienna's ankle says 'OM'. Om is a sacred monosyllable that symbolizes the oldest of Hindu mantras. The word refers to the sound of the past, the present and the future. These vibrations are very healing.

Therfore, it is very important to pronounce Sanskrit words inform us if you would like us to add more words to this dictionary. You may also refer to the following books to learn Sanskrit: 1. Sanskrit Glossary of Yogic Terms: By Swami Yogakanti, Yoga Publications Trust, Bihar school of yoga, Bihar.[EBG] A Sanskrit word meaning, “union.” Yoga is also a system of psycho-physical techniques for helping man to achieve conscious union with the Infinite Spirit, God.

The yogi, a practitioner of the yoga science, acquires outwardly also a vision of the underlying unity of all life.2 Glossary to the Record of Yoga Aurobindo’s own explanations, the contexts in which the terms occur, and the relations between the Record of Yoga and his other writings.

Quotations. Direct quotations from Sri Aurobindo’s writings are indi-cated by quotation marks. Cross-references. Words in bold type in the definitions are defined in the.