Padangushthadhanurasana, Pada-angushtha-dhanus-asana, Pādāṅguṣṭhadhanurāsana: 1 definition


Padangushthadhanurasana 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.

The Sanskrit term Pādāṅguṣṭhadhanurāsana can be transliterated into English as Padangusthadhanurasana or Padangushthadhanurasana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Yoga (school of philosophy)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Yoga

Pādāṅguṣṭhadhanurāsana (पादाङ्गुष्ठधनुरासन, “foot to fingers bow posture”) is a Sanskrit word referring to a type of posture (āsana) used in Yoga. It is composed of the words pāda (foot), aṅguṣṭha (the thumb), dhanus (bow) and āsana (posture).

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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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