Liberation; onlyness; oneness; aloneness as a state of liberation from notions and the experience of duality.
Time; death; light.
Goddess of destruction (of our strong ego).
The resting place of Kundalini, above the anus.
Lit. ‘shining forehead’, cleansing technique (one of the Shatkriyas) for the lungs, sinuses and the brain.
One of the three dominant physiological forces in man, acc. to Ayurveda; the ‘fertile water for the play of life’; fluid.
The process of action and reaction that underlies all activity.
Reservoir of Karma or storehouse of mental residual impressions (also from previous births).
Affliction, tension (coming from ‘Klish’ – to tease).
The five sheaths that constitute the subtle inner bodies.
Order; sequence; process.
Beloved Hindu god, celebrated in the Bhagavad Gita and teacher of Arjuna (also known as the highest existential principle).
Late Indian Yogamaster, teacher of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga.
Late Indian master of meditation and Jnana Yoga.
Activity; action; process.
The breath suspension between inhalation and exhalation or between exhalation and inhalation; also a generic term for
The mystical, esoteric, spiritual energy that lies dormant at the base of the spine to be awoken by Yogatechniques.