Lesson 3 - English to Sanskrit
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What is the Sanskrit name for the 'Monkey Pose'?
Question 1 Explanation:
From the Sanskrit words Hanuman (a divine entity in Hinduism who resembles a monkey) and asana (posture).
Choose the correct Sanskrit term for the 'Plank Pose'
Utthita Chaturanga Dandasana
What is the correct Sanskrit term for 'Scale Pose'?
Question 3 Explanation:
From the Sanskrit words tula meaning "scale", and asana meaning "posture".
What is the Sanskrit name for the 'One Legged King Pigeon Pose'?
Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana
Eka Pada Rajakapotasana
Question 4 Explanation:
From the Sanskrit words eka 'one', pada 'foot', raja 'king', kapota 'pigeon'.
Choose the correct term for 'Side Plank Pose'
Question 5 Explanation:
From the Sanskrit vasistha, literally 'most excellent, best, richest.' Vasistha is the name of several well-known sages in the yoga tradition, and asana 'posture'.
Choose the Sanskrit term for the 'Lord of the Dance Pose'
Question 6 Explanation:
The name comes from the Sanskrit words nata "dancer", raja meaning "king", and asana "posture" Nataraja is one of the names given to the Hindu God Shiva.
What is the correct Sanskrit term for the 'Cow Pose'?
Eka Pada Galavasana
Question 7 Explanation:
From Sanskrit words bitil 'cow' and asana 'posture'.
What is the Sanskrit name for the 'Upward Facing Two Foot Staff Pose'?
Adho Mukha Vrksasana Pose
Setu Bandha Sarvangasana
Dwi Pada Viparita Dandasana
Eka Pada Galavasana
Question 8 Explanation:
The name comes from the Sanskrit words dwi "two", pada "foot", viparita "inverted", danda "staff", and asana meaning "posture".
What is the Sanskrit name for 'Seated Forward Bend'?
Question 9 Explanation:
The name is from the Sanskrit words paschima "back" or "back of body" and uttana meaning "intense stretch" or "straight" or "extended" and asana meaning "posture" or "pose".
Choose the Sanskrit term for 'Upward Plank Pose'
Supta Baddha Konasana
Question 10 Explanation:
From Sanskrit purva 'east', ut 'intense', tan 'to stretch', asana 'posture' or 'pose'.
What is the correct Sanskrit term for the 'Heron Pose'?
Question 11 Explanation:
From the Sanskrit words Krouncha 'heron' and Asana 'posture' or 'pose'.
Choose the correct Sanskrit term for 'Marichi's Pose III'
Question 12 Explanation:
From Sanskrit words Marichi, literally 'ray of light' also the name of Hindu deity, son of Bramha with asana 'posture'.
Choose the Sanskrit term for the 'Firefly'
Question 13 Explanation:
'Firefly' has deviated from straight translation of the Sanskrit, Tittibha 'small bird' and asana 'posture' or 'pose'.
Choose the correct Sanskrit term for the 'Extended Side Angle Pose'
Question 14 Explanation:
From the Sanskrit words utthita 'extended', parsva 'side', kona 'angle' and asana 'posture' or 'pose'.
Choose the correct Sanskrit term for 'Cobbler's Pose'
Question 15 Explanation:
From the Sanskrit words baddha "bound", kona meaning "angle" and asana meaning "posture".
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