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Translate these yoga poses (part 2)

Yoga was developed in India thousands of years ago and, so, the names of the postures are in the ancient Sanskrit language. ‘Asana’ means ‘pose’ but can you translate the rest of these Sanskrit postures into their English meanings?

For part one of this quiz follow this link.

Good luck and don’t forget to let me know how you get on!

  • Question of


    • Bound angle pose
    • Garland pose
    • Fisherman’s knot pose
    • Pigeon pose
  • Question of

    Baddha konasana

    • Bound angle pose
    • Butterfly pose
    • Dolphin pose
    • Hero pose
  • Question of


    • Humble pose
    • Western intense stretch pose
    • Downward facing dog pose
    • Warrior pose
  • Question of

    Janu sirsasana

    • Half bound angle pose
    • Lotus pose
    • Knee to head pose
    • Pigeon pose
  • Question of

    Ananda balasana

    • Tortoise pose
    • Happy baby pose
    • Frog pose
    • Unhappy granny pose
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    • Boat pose
    • Camel pose
    • Bow pose
    • Child’s pose
  • Question of


    • Downward facing tree pose
    • Headstand pose
    • Shoulder stand pose
    • Staff pose
  • Question of


    • Eagle pose
    • Cow face pose
    • Dragonfly pose
    • Revolved extended side angle pose
  • Question of


    • Four limbed staff pose
    • Dragonfly pose
    • Fish pose
    • Locust pose
  • Question of


    • Lord of the fish pose
    • Monkey pose
    • Eagle pose
    • Tree pose


What do you think?

14 Points

Written by Ishtar Darlington


  1. I got 3 out of 10 so that’s how much I know about yoga. (I’ve always wanted to try it, I just alternate between two extremes of lazy and busy too often.)