July 30, 2020

Sirshasana I Headstand Posture

Sirshasana (Headstand Posture). Sirsha, a Sanskrit word means ‘head’. In this posture one stands on one’s head, hence it is called Sirshasana. Let us perform Srishasana […]
July 28, 2020
Halasana (Plough Posture) Hala in Sanskrit and Hindi means ‘plough’. In the final position of this asana, the body resembles the shape of a plough. As […]
July 18, 2020

Dhanurasana (Bow Posture) I Benefits I Contradictions

Dhanurasana (Bow Posture). In Sanskrit Dhanur means ‘bow’. This is called the bow posture because in this posture the body resembles a bow with its string […]
July 16, 2020

Shavasana (Corpse Posture)

In Sanskrit, Shavameans a ‘dead body’. In this posture the body resembles like a dead body, hence, this asanais called Shavasana. As the name suggests, this […]
July 16, 2020

Shashankasana (Hare Posture) I Benefits I Contradictions

Shashankasana (Hare Posture) is made of two words: Shashanka and asana. Shashanka in Sanskrit means ‘hare’. In the final position of this asana, the body resembles […]
July 13, 2020

Makarasana (Crocodile Posture) I Benefits I Contradictions

Makarasana (Crocodile Posture). The posture is called Makarasana as the body resembles the shape of makara, which in Sanskrit means ‘crocodile’. Makarasana is a relaxing asana […]
July 13, 2020

Bhujangasana (Cobra Posture) I Benefits I Contradictions

(Cobra Posture) Bhujangasana comprises of two words – bhujanga and asana. In Sanskrit, bhujanga means cobra (snake) and asana means posture. In the final position of […]
July 13, 2020

Ushtrasana (Camel Posture) I Benefits I Contradictions

Ushtrasana (Camel Posture)In Sanskrit, Ushtra means ‘camel’. In the final position of this asana, the body resembles a camel. Hence, this is called Ushtrasana. This asana […]
July 7, 2020

Vrikshasana (Tree Posture)

Vrikshasana (Tree Posture). This is a balancing asana. The Sanskrit word vriksha means ‘tree’, thus, this is the ‘Tree Posture’. In the imagination of the tree, […]
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