How's your Sanskrit? Studying up on the language of yoga helps you delve deeper into the practice by making both philosophy and asana more accessible. So we chose 40 of the most common and important Sanskrit words to know to get you started. Share your favorites on social media and tag us @YogaJournal #yogajournal.
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