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1

a very respectful greeting

namaskara

2

abhyasa

practice, focus

3

acquired impressions, habits

samskara

4

action, work

kriya

5

adho

downward

6

adho-mukha-vrksasana

downward-facing tree; handstand

7

advaita

non-duality principle

8

affliction

klesa

9

agni

fire principle

10

ahimsa

nonviolence, reducing harm

11

anantasana

side-reclining leg lift

12

anga

limb

13

angle

kona

14

angustha

big toe, thumb

15

apana

downward moving force governing excretion, "downward breath"

16

aparigraha

nonpossessiveness

17

appropriate use of one's vital energy

celibacy

brahmacarya

18

arm

bhuja

19

arrangement, flowing sequence

vinyasa

20

astanga

eight limbs of yoga (Patanjali)

21

asteya

nonstealing

22

atman

soul, self

23

attribute, quality

(sattva, rajas, tamas)

guna

(3 gunas?)

24

back, behind, West

pascima

25

baddha

bound

26

baddha-konasana

bound angle pose

27

baddha-padmasana

bound lotus pose

28

baka

crane

29

bala

child

30

bandhas

locks, bindings