Parivrittatrikonasana, Parivritta-trikona-asana, Parivṛttatrikoṇāsana: 1 definition


Parivrittatrikonasana 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 Parivṛttatrikoṇāsana can be transliterated into English as Parivrttatrikonasana or Parivrittatrikonasana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Yoga (school of philosophy)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Yoga

Parivṛttatrikoṇāsana (परिवृत्तत्रिकोणासन, “revolved triangle posture”) is a Sanskrit word referring to a type of posture (āsana) used in Yoga. It is composed of the words parivṛtta (revolved), trikoṇa (triangle; tri=three, koṇa=angle) 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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