asana

asana
noun Etymology: Sanskrit āsana manner of sitting, from āste he sits; akin to Greek hēsthai to sit, Hittite es- Date: circa 1934 any of various yogic postures

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  • Asana — (Sanskrit आसन sitting down lt; आस to sit down Monier Williams, Sir Monier (1899). A Sanskrit English Dictionary . Oxford Clarendon Press, p. 159] ) is a body position, typically associated with the practice of Yoga, intended primarily to restore… …   Wikipedia

  • Asana — Āsana (आसन en sanskrit devanāgarī; phonétiquement: /ˈɑːsənə/ en français) est un terme sanskrit qui correspond dans les Yoga Sūtra de Patañjali au troisième membre (aṅga) du Yoga[1]. Le Haṭhayogapradīpikā composé par Svātmārāma et qui est le… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Āsana — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Fotografía de un yogui, llamado Lahiri Mahāśaya, realizando la «postura del loto» (padmāsana). En el ámbito del yoga, se denomina āsana (en sánscrito आसन, pronunciado /ásana/) a distintas ‘posturas’ que tienen como… …   Wikipedia Español

  • asana —    Asana is the term for a stance or posture in HATHA YOGA. It is from the root as (to sit). Some say that there were originally 8,400,000 asanas to rep resent the 8,400,000 births that each individual must pass through before he or she becomes… …   Encyclopedia of Hinduism

  • asana — ASANÁ, asanez, vb. I. tranz. A înlătura surplusul de ape dintr o regiune (cu scopuri economice, de salubritate sau estetice) prin lucrări hidrotehnice executate pe spaţii întinse. ♦ p. ext. A seca (o apă stătătoare). ♦ (fig.) A îmbunătăţi, a… …   Dicționar Român

  • asana — asàna ž DEFINICIJA u jogi, svaki položaj tijela, stav ETIMOLOGIJA skr. āsana ≃ ās : sjediti …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • asana — [ä′sə nə] n. [Sans āsana, way of sitting] any of various traditional sitting positions assumed during the practice of yoga …   English World dictionary

  • asana — ● asana nom féminin (mot sanskrit signifiant siège, posture) Posture de yoga …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Asana —   [Sanskrit »das Sitzen«], Sockel indischer Bildwerke, v. a. aber die Sitzhaltung der Götter (häufig Yogasitz, z. B. Padmasana) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Ásana — Fotografía de un yogui, llamado Lahiri Mahāśaya, realizando la «postura del loto» (padmāsana). En el ámbito del yoga, se denomina āsana (en sánscrito आसन, pronunciado originalmente /ásana/ pero actualmente también /asána/) a cada una de las… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Asana — Der Lotus Sitz, eine etwas fortgeschrittenere Sitzposition. Als Asanas (Sanskrit, n., आसन, āsana, „der Sitz“) werden überwiegend statisch ausgeführte körperliche Übungen, also Körperhaltungen im Yoga (besonders im Hatha Yoga) bezeichnet. Asana… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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