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Basic Sanskrit for Students of Yoga

Saturday, February 13th, 2010

Acharya                       teacher of techniques and theory of spiritual disciplines

Agnisara                      abdominal beating to create heat

Ahankara/Ahamkara    the personal or lesser ego – self consciousness – individuality

Ahimsa                        quality and practice of non violence- applied to thought, deed

Ajna                            chakra between the eyebrows – the “Third Eye” or mind’s eye

Anahat chakra              heart chakra  – the emotional centre

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