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LIST OF ASANAS (Sanskrit-English)

To find the English name of a Sanskrit asana, click on the letter corresponding to the first name of the Sanskrit name below.

A  B  CDEF  G  HIJ  K  LMN   OPQR  S  T  U  VW  XYZ

A

Adva-ardha-padmasana Prone Half-Lotus Posture
Adva-matsyasana Prone Fish Posture
Advasana Prone Posture
Anjaneyasana Leg-split Posture
Ardha-bandha-padmasana Modified Bound Lotus Posture
Ardha-bhujangasana Half-cobra Posture
Ardha-chakrasana Half-circle Posture
Ardha-chandrasana Half-moon Posture
Ardha-balasana Half-plough Posture
Ardha-kurmasana Half-tortoise Posture
Ardha-matsyendrasana Half-spinal-twist Posture
Ardha-padmasana Half-Lotus Posture
Ardha-salabhasana Half-locust Posture
Ardha-savasana Semi-supine Posture
Ardha-urdhva-padmasana Half-aloft Lotus Posture

b

Bakasana Crane, or Heron, Posture
Baddha Padmasana Bound Lotus Posture
Bandha Padmasana Bound Lotus Posture
Bhadrasana Gentle, or Auspicious, Posture
Bhujangasana Cobra, or Snake or Serpent, Posture

cdef

Chakrasana Circle, or Wheel, Posture
Dhanurasana Bow Posture
Dradhasana Firm (side) Posture
Eka-padasana One-foot Posture

g

Garbhasana Fetus Posture
Garudasana Eagle Posture
Gomukhasana Cow face, Posture
Gorakshasana Cowherd, or Goatherd, Posture
Guptasana Hidden Posture

hij

Halasana Plough, or Plow, Posture
Hamasana Peacock Posture
Hastapadangustasana Hand-foot stretching Posture
Jalandhara Bandha Chin Lock

k

Kakasana Crow Posture
Karnapitasana Ear-covering Posture
Khandapitasana Crippled, or Clubfoot, Posture
Kukkutasana Cock Posture
Kurmasana Tortoise Posture

LMN

Lolasana Swinging Posture
Makarasana Crocodile, or Dolphin, Posture
Mandukasana Frog Posture
Matsyasana Fish Posture
Matsyendrasana Spinal-twist Posture, or Matsyendra's Posture
Mayurasana Peacock Posture
Mayura-padamasana Peacock Lotus Posture
Mrtasana Corpse Pose, Savasana
Muktasana Free, or Freed, Posture
Natarajasana Nataraja's Posture
Nauli Stomach, or Abdominal, Exercise
Navasana Boat Posture

OPQR

Padahastasana Feet-and-Hands Posture
Padangushtanasana Balancing Posture
Padasana Foot Posture
Padmasana Lotus Posture
Parvatasana Mountain Posture
Paschimottanasana Back-stretching Posture
Pasini Mudra Noose Posture
Pavanmuktasana Wind-freeing Posture
Prarthanasana Prayer Posture
Puma Chakrasana Full-circle Posture
Puma Halasana Full-plough Posture
Puma Padasana Erect-standing Posture

S

Salabhasana Locust Posture
Samasana Symmetrical, or Equal, Posture
Samkatasana Contracted, or Dangerous, Posture
Sarvanga-ardha-padmasana Shoulderstand Half-lotus Posture
Sarvangasana Shoulderstand, or All-members, Posture
Sarvanga-padmasana Shoulderstand Lotus Posture
Sarvanga-vajrasana Shoulderstand Thunderbolt Posture
Savasana Most Relaxed, or Supine, or Corpse, Posture
Siddhasana Adept's, or Perfect, or Perfected, Posture
Simhasana Lion Posture
Shirshasana Sirshasana, Headstand
Sirsha-ardha-padamasana Headstand Half-lotus Posture
Sirsha-padmasana Headstand Lotus Posture
Sirshasana Headstand, or Topsy-turvy, Posture
Sirsha-vajrasana Headstand Thunderbolt Posture
Sthasana Stable Posture
Sthitasana Standing Upright Posture
Sthita-paschimottasana Standing Back-stretching Posture
Sukhasana Easy Posture
Supta-ardha-padmasana Supine Half-lotus Posture
Supta-padmasana Supine Lotus Posture
Supta-vajrasana Supine, or Sleeping, Thunderbolt Posture
Surya Namaskar Sun-worship Posture Series
Svastikasana Prosperous, or Auspicious, Posture
Swastikasana Svastikasana, Prosperous, or Auspicious, Posture

T

Tolangulasana Balance Posture
Trikonasana Triangle Posture
Tulasana Tolangulasana, Balance Posture
Tulitasana Tolangulasana, Balance Posture

U

Uddiyana Abdominal Posture
Uddiyana Bandha Bound Abdominal Posture
Urdhva-padmasana Aloft, or Elevated, Lotus Posture
Ustrasana Camel Posture
Utkatasana Difficult, or Hazardous, Posture
Uttana Kurmasana Upside-down Tortoise Posture
Uttana Padasana Raised-feet Posture
Utthita Kurmasana Raised Tortoise Posture
Utthita Padmasana Elevated Lotus Posture

VW

Vajrasana Thunderbolt Posture
Vakrasana Twisting Posture
Vatyasana Banyan Tree Posture
Virasana Hero Posture
Vrichikasana Scorpion Posture
Vrikshasana Tree Posture
Vrksasana Vrikshasana, Tree Posture

XYZ

Yastikasana Stick Posture
Yogasana Yoga Posture
Yoga Mudra Yogasana, Yoga Posture