Lesson 1 - English to Sanskrit
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What is the Sanskrit name for the 'Half Moon Pose'?
Dwi Pada Viparita Dandasana
Question 1 Explanation:
The name comes from the Sanskrit words Ardha meaning "half", Chandra meaning "moon" and Asana meaning "posture".
What is the Sanskrit name for the 'Headstand'?
Question 2 Explanation:
Salamba is Sanskrit for 'with support', sira is 'head' and asana is 'pose'.
Choose the Sanskrit name for the 'Dolphin' pose
Eka Pada Galavasana
Question 3 Explanation:
The “Dolphin” pose in Sanskrit is “Makarasana”. Makarasana is sometimes mistakenly refered as “Crocodile” pose. Crocodile pose in Sanskrit is actually “Nakrasana”.
What is the Sanskrit name for the 'Shoulder Stand'?
Question 4 Explanation:
From the Sanksrit salamba 'with support', sarva 'all' and anga 'limb'.
Choose the Sanksrit term for 'Downward Facing Dog'
Adho Mukha Svanasana
Question 5 Explanation:
The name comes from the Sanskrit words adhas meaning "down", mukha meaning "face", svana meaning "dog", and asana meaning "posture" or "seat".
Choose the correct Sanskrit name for the 'Plow' (or 'Plough')
Question 6 Explanation:
From the Sanskrit hala, for 'plow' and asana for 'pose'.
Choose the correct Sanskrit term for 'Standing Forward Bend'
Eka Pada Galavasana
Question 7 Explanation:
From the Sanskrit terms ut 'intense', tan 'to stretch' and asana 'posture'.
What is the Sanskrit Name for the 'Camel' Pose?
Question 8 Explanation:
The name comes from the Sanskrit words Ustra meaning "camel" and Asana meaning "posture"
Choose the Sanskrit name for the 'Child's Pose'
Question 9 Explanation:
The name comes from the Sanskrit words bala meaning "child" and asana meaning "posture" or "seat".
What is the correct Sanskrit term for the 'Bow Pose'?
Question 10 Explanation:
The name comes from the Sanskrit words Dhanura meaning "bow", and Asana meaning "posture" or "pose".
What is the Sanskrit Name for the 'Full Boat' pose?
Question 11 Explanation:
The name comes from the Sanskrit words paripurna meaning "full", nava meaning "boat" and asana meaning "posture" or "seat".
What is the Sanskrit name for the 'Crane' pose (also known as 'Crow' pose)?
Question 12 Explanation:
The name comes from the Sanskrit words baka meaning "crane" and asana meaning "posture" or "seat".
Choose the Sanskrit name for the 'Cat' pose
Question 13 Explanation:
Marjari is Sanksrit for Cat, plus Asana meaning 'Pose' or 'Posture'
What is the Sanksrit name for the 'Extended Puppy Pose'?
What is the Sanskrit name for the 'Upward Facing Dog' pose?
Urdhva Mukha Svanasana
Question 15 Explanation:
From the Sanskrit terms - urdhva 'upward', mukha 'face', svana 'dog'.
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