Ekapadakaundinyasana, aka: Ekapada-kaundinya-asana, Ekapādakauṇḍinyāsana; 1 Definition(s)

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Yoga (school of philosophy)

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Ekapādakauṇḍinyāsana (एकपादकौण्डिन्यासन, “one-legged Kauṇḍinya posture”) is a Sanskrit word referring to a type of posture (āsana) used in Yoga. It is composed of the words ekapāda (eka=one, pāda=leg), Kauṇḍinya (name of a ṛṣi) and āsana (posture).

Source: Wisdom Library: Yoga
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Yoga is originally considered a branch of Hindu philosophy (astika), but both ancient and modern Yoga combine the physical, mental and spiritual. Yoga teaches various physical techniques also known as āsanas (postures), used for various purposes (eg., meditation, contemplation, relaxation).

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