yoga

yoga
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
Hindu discipline, ascetic discipline, meditation, posturing.
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athletic, fast-moving style of: Ashtanga, power yoga, Vinyasa
bliss, state of: samadhi
centers of life energy located between base of spine and head: chakras
chant used during meditation: mantra
chanting and breathing, ancient style featuring: Kundalini
female practicioner: yogini
folded-legs position: lotus position
gentle style featuring thoughtful affirmations: Ananda
hand gestures directing life current: mudras
life energy: prana
meditation or quieting of the mind: dhyana
meditation word repeated over and over: om, aum
one who practices: yogi
path to enlightenment: samadhi
position of arching chest while on back: fish
position of curling upper body up and backward while lying on floor: cobra
position of raising straightened legs off floor while face down: locust
positions: asanas
retreat where yoga is taught or practiced: ashram
scriptures: sutras
teacher or spiritual guide: guru, swami

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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