Yoga Asana Glossary

Asana Glossary

Sanskrit Asana Names


Here you find the most important Hatha Yogasanas and their English name as well as the right pronunciation of the Sanskrit Asana Names.

You might notice that the last "a" in Asana it silent. This is the traditional way of pronunciation. It might sound unusual at the beginning because the wrong pronunciation of Sanksrit terms is quite wide-spread in the Western world. Let's correct this common mistake together. You are very welcome to use this glossary for practicing your pronunciation.


If you are missing some Asanas here, just let us know and we will add them on.






Eka Pada Baka Dhyanasana

Eka Pada Koundinyasana

Eka Pada Pranamasana






Parivrtta Paschimottanasana


Prasarita Padottanasana


Supta Baddhakonasana

Supta Vajrasana



Utthita Hasta Merudandasana

Utthita Hasta Padangusthanasana


Yoga Asanas Sanskrit Names Pronunciation

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