The science of Yoga originated & evolved in India thousands of years ago, even before the times of Veda.
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Tada means palm tree or mountain. This asana teaches one to attain stability and firmness and forms the base for all the standing asana.
Stand straight with feet 2 inches apart. Inhale slowly and raise the arms up. Stretch up the body from the waist.
Ardha means half. Chakra means wheel. In this posture, as the body takes the shape of a half wheel, hence it is called ArdhaChakrasana.
Trikona means triangle. Tri means three and kona is an angle. As the asana resembles three arms triangles made by the trunk and the limbs, it has been named Trikonasana.
Vriksha means tree. The final position of this asana resembles the shape of a tree, hence the name.
Bhadhra means firm or auspicious. Technique: Sit erect with the legs stretched out straight in the front.
Shashanka means hare. Technique: Sit in Vajrasana. Spread both the knees wide apart, keep the big toes touching.
Vakra means twisted. In this asana, the spine is twisted which has a rejuvenating effect on its functioning.
Uṣṭra means camel. The final version of this asana resembles the hump of a camel. In this version, only the first stage (half) of the asana is being practiced.
Bhujanga means snake or cobra. In this asana, the body is raised like hood of a snake.