Termeni cu D


  • stick

danda dhauti

  • one of the cleansing techniques (shatkarmas), used to clean the oesophagus with a stick.

dandayamana bibhaktapada janushirasana

  • Standing Separate Leg Head to Knee Pose, often used in Bikram yoga.

dandayamana bibhaktapada paschimottanasana

  • Standing Separate Leg Stretching Pose, often used in Bikram yoga.

dandayamana dhanurasana

  • Standing Bow Pulling Pose, often used in Bikram yoga.

dandayamana janushirasana

  • Standing Head to Knee Pose, often used in Bikram yoga.

danta dhauti

  • teeth cleansing technique.

दर्शन –

  • seeing a revered person or being either with physical sight or in vision.
  • vision in the literal and metaphorical sense; a system of philosophy, such as the yoga-darshana of Patanjali; cf. drishti

देव – zeitate (masc.)

  • a god or being.
  • a male deity, such as Shiva, Vishnu, or Krishna, either in the sense of the ultimate Reality or a high angelic being

देवी – zeitate (fem.)

  • additional name for the Great Mother.
  • a female deity such as Parvati, Lakshmi, or Radha, either in the sense of the ultimate Reality (in its feminine pole) or a high angelic being


  • bow pose, backward bending yoga pose, , often used in Bikram yoga.

धरना –

  • duty, righteous path, self-discipline, work, duty, or destiny, the life of responsibility and right action.
  • from the word dhri meaning “to hold firm”, practice of concentration, or one-pointedness, sixth of the eight fold path in ashtanga yoga, the sixth of the eight stages of classical Yoga.
  • truth; the teachings of the Buddha; the path of truth

धर्म – Calea

  • un drum drept, o lege naturala
  • a term of numerous meanings; often used in the sense of “law,” “lawfulness,” “virtue,” “righteousness,” “norm”


  • second of the shatkarmas, cleansing technique of the eyes, ears, forehead, tongue, stomach, esophagus, rectum and anus.


  • Often referred to as ‘steadfastness,’ this is the ability to overcome fear, non-perseverance, and indecision.


  • meditation or contemplation, single-pointed focus of mind on either a form, thought or sound, quieting the mind, the seventh of the eight stages of classical Yoga.
  • meditation, the seventh limb (anga) of Patanjali’s eight-limbed yoga


  • initiation given by a guru.
  • the act and condition of induction into the hidden aspects of yoga or a particular lineage of teachers; all traditional yoga is initiatory

dosha दोष –

  • the three humours of the body, see kapha, pitta, vata.
  • The three governing elements of the body’s constitution, including vata (wind), pitta (bile and digestion), and kapha (bodily fluid).
  • physical body type; there are three doshas in Ayuveda—pitta (fire), vata (wind) and kapha (earth)


दृष्टि – focus

  • in atentia privirii
  • A focused gaze, is a means for developing concentration and balance. It also relates to the 5th limb of yoga, pratyahara, regarding sense withdrawal as well as the 6th limb dharana relating to concentration.
  • yogic gazing, such as at the tip of the nose or the spot between the eyebrows; cf. darshana
  • gazing point used during asana practice

dugdha neti

  • nasal irrigation or cleaning technique with milk.


  • suffering, a fundamental fact of life, caused by ignorance (avidya) of our true nature (i.e., the Self or atman)


  • misery, unhappiness, pain


  • goddess of truth.