Glossary

You may be in a yoga class and hear the teacher using Sanskrit words for different aspects of body, mind & soul exercises. We thought you might find this list helpful in translating some of the more commonly used terms. Use always the box on the right to navigate our Glossary. Feedback for corrections and additions is welcome: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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UJJAYI PRANAYAMA
- a breathing technique


UP PRANAS
- "five winds," the functions of prana in five different parts of the body


UPARATI
- to be above things, not adhering, unattachment


UTPATI
- creation

 

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