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Sanskrit

Have you heard your teacher say a pose name in a different language? They were probably speaking in Sanskrit. Sanskrit is the classical Indian language still used in yoga to define poses and practices.

What Do You Do When a Pose Name Is Problematic?

The common translation for Pāśasana (Noose Pose) is not only controversial, it's also inaccurate. Here's what we learned when we tried to untangle the Sanskrit word’s true meaning.