Gandabherundasana, Gandabherunda-asana, Gaṇḍabheruṇḍāsana, Gamdabherumdasana: 2 definitions


Gandabherundasana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Hinduism

Yoga (school of philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Gandabherundasana in Yoga glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Yoga

Gaṇḍabheruṇḍāsana (गण्डभेरुण्डासन, “Gaṇḍabheruṇḍa posture”) is a Sanskrit word referring to a type of posture (āsana) used in Yoga. It is composed of the words gaṇḍabheruṇḍa (double-headed eagle; gaṇḍa=cheek, bheruṇḍa=formidable) and āsana (posture).

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context information

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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Languages of India and abroad

Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Gandabherundasana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Gaṃḍabhēruṃḍāsana (ಗಂಡಭೇರುಂಡಾಸನ):—[noun] a particular kind of yogic posture.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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