I am trying to learn the root words used for most yoga poses and how to say them correctly in Sanskrit. Anyone know of a great book that focuses on this. Thanks www.yogaheadtotoe.com Kai

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sonya
sonya
9 years ago

I like “The Language of Yoga: Complete A to Y Guide to Asana Names, Sanskrit Terms, and Chants (Sanskrit and English Edition) ” book. It comes with a CD, which is quite useful:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1591792819/ref=oss_product

Good Lick : )

Dances with Buddha
Dances with Buddha
9 years ago

If you want correct pronunciation, a cd or other audio source will probably help much more than the best of books. I have not heard the following (other than the audio samples at following site), but have considered buying “Learn to Pronounce Yoga Poses with Manorama” http://www.sanskritstudies.org/7Boutique/Boutique_CDs.html For a fee, you can download mp3 files here: http://payplay.fm/manoramamusic I do own her cd, ” Awaken Fire: Mantras for Agni Hotra,” which in my limited experience, is among the best Sanskrit pronunciation by a Westerner (apparently) that I have came across. There are a few videos of her on youtube: http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=manorama+sanskrit&aq=f Namaste’,… Read more »

Anonymous
Anonymous
9 years ago

http://www.yogasite.com/postures.html has correct names in Saskrit.

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