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Richard Rosen’s Asana Breakdown No.2: Chaturanga Dandasana

CHATURANGA DANDASANA (chah-tur-ANG-ah dun-DAHS-anna)   chaturanga = four limbs (chatur = four; anga = limb) (SPELLING NOTE: The Sanskrit “c” is pronounced like the “ch” in “church.” Properly then, “chatur” should be spelled “catur.” The “h” has been added to make the pronunciation easier for non-Sanskritists). danda = staff (refers to the spine, the central “staff” […]