Adho Mukha Kapotanasana (eng: downward pigeon, sv: nedåtriktad duva)

Adho – nedåtriktande, tittar ner (downward directing, looking down).

Mukha – ansikte (face)

Kapota – duva (pigeon, dove)

Kallas även ibland för Eka pada adho mukha kapotanasana

Vartiationer

  • Adho Parivrrta Kapotasana – Parivrtta Eka Pada Vakrasana (Pigeon Variation).

Parivrtta – runtsnurrade, vriden, roterad (twist, revolve, to turn around)

Pada – fot, ben (foot, leg)
Urdhva Mukha Kapotasana

  • Urdhva Mukha Raja Kapotasana in Hanumanasana var2
    Hanumat – apa (a monkey chief)

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