Termeni cu B

baddha konasana

  • Bound Angle Pose


बाहर – exterior

  • inafara, spre exterior
  • outside, external

bahir kumbhaka

  • external breath retention. The stage of pranayama where breath is retained after exhalation.

bahiranga trataka

  • concentrating the attention upon an external object such as a candle flame.


  • Yoga Crane Pose, Crow Pose


  • Yoga Child’s Pose, Baby Pose


बंधा – legatura

  • legatura, lipitura, strangere
  • a posture in which organs and muscles are contracted to create energy lock in a specific area.
  • the fact that human beings are typically bound by ignorance (avidya), which causes them to lead a life governed by karmic habit rather than inner freedom generated through wisdom (vidya, jnana)
  • internal lock; used for controlling the energy within the body during yoga practice; the three bandhas taught in some lineages of hatha yoga are root lock, abdominal lock and throat lock


  • A bond.


  • a colon cleansing technique.

bhagavad gita 

  • the oldest full-fledged yoga book found embedded in theMahabharata and containing the teachings on karma yoga (the path of self-transcending action), samkhya yoga (the path of discerning the principles of existence correctly), and bhakti yoga (the path of devotion), as given by the God-man Krishna to Prince Arjuna on the battlefield 3,5 years or more ago
  • A founding text for yoga. The 7-verse scripture covers some of the most basic questions of the universe, yoga’s place, and how to understand life, death, and the flow of energy.


  • a voluminous tenth-century scripture held sacred by the devotees of the Divine in the form of Vishnu, especially in his incarnate form as Krishna; also called Shrimad-Bhagavata

bhagvad gita

  • a part of the famous Hindu epic ‘Mahabharata’. Teachings of Lord Krishna to his disciple Arjuna at the commencement of the battle of Kurukshetra, with explanations on sannyasa yoga, karma yoga, bhakti yoga, and jnana yoga.


  • Ashtanga Yoga pose dedicated to Sage Bhairava.


  • One who practices Bhakti.
  • a disciple practicing bhakti yoga

भक्ति – devotiune, cucernicie

  • credință, cucernicie, cuvioșenie, cuvioșie, evlavie, pietate, pioșenie, piozitate, religiozitate, smerenie
  • devotion
  • the love of the bhakta toward the Divine or the guru as a manifestation of the Divine; also the love of the Divine toward the devotee
  • devotion (as in Bhakti Yoga, the yoga of devotion)

bhakti yoga 

  • Yoga of devotion.
  • a major branch of the yoga tradition, utilizing the feeling capacity to connect with the ultimate Reality conceived as a supreme Person (uttama-purusha)


  • an aphoristic work on devotional yoga authored by Sage Narada; another text by the same title is ascribed to Sage Shandilya


  • The asana dedicated to sage Bharadvāja

bhastrika pranayama

  • ‘bellows’ breathing technique in which the breath is forcibly drawn in and out through the nose in equal proportions, like the pumping action of the bellows.


  • Frog Pose

bhramari pranayama

  • breathing practice in which a soft “humming-bee” sound is produced during exhalation to stimulate the Ajna Chakra


  • Yoga Cobra Pose.


  • Yoga Shoulder Pressing Pose

bikram yoga

  • active yoga performed in a hot environment.
  • A traditionally 9-minute, 26 posture heated yoga session.  


  • Point or Dot, worn on forehead as third eye.
  • the creative potency of anything where all energies are focused; the dot (also called tilaka) worn on the forehead as indicative of the third eye
  • Often understood as ‘point’ or ‘dot,’ the bindi is worn on the forehead. Bindu refers more directly to the idea of the ‘seed’ – a source of creativity and inspiration.


  • Yoga Cow Pose

बोधि – bodh mai inseamna si intelegere, cunostinta, cognitie, deducere

  • Enlightenment although literally means awakened.
  • the state of the awakened master, or buddha


  • Enlightened being.
  • in Mahayana Buddhist yoga, the individual who, motivated by compassion (karuna), is committed to achieving enlightenment for the sake of all other beings


  • the Creator of the universe, the first principle (tattva) to emerge out of the ultimate Reality (brahman)
  • The creator of the universe and the being of which all humankind descended from.

brahmacharya  ब्रह्मचर्य –

  • controlul senzorial, un post al simturilor
  • Purity, chastity, nonlust.
  • the discipline of chastity, which produces ojas

ब्राह्मण –

  • supreme consciousness, absolute reality, God, divinity.
  • the ultimate Reality (cf. atman, purusha)


  • a brahmin, a member of the highest social class of traditional Indian society; also an early type of ritual text explicating the rituals and mythology of the four Vedas; cf. Aranyaka, Upanishad, Veda


  • Awakened one or enlightened one.
  • a designation of the person who has attained enlightenment (bodhi) and therefore inner freedom; honorific title of Gautama, the founder of Buddhism, who lived in the sixth century B.C.E.
  • a buddha is an enlightened one; “the Buddha” refers to Siddhartha Gautama, a spiritual teacher who lived, became enlightened and taught in India a long time ago


  • The intellect.
  • the higher mind, which is the seat of wisdom (vidya, jnana); cf. manas