ALL ABOUT YOGA FROM 'R'

Raaga (राग) - desire / attachment / pleasure

Raajaa (राजा) - king

Raaja yoga (राज योग) - the supreme yoga / yoga of liberation / yoga for the union of the individual consciousness with the supreme consciousness  

Rajas / Rajo Guna (रजस / रजो गुण) - vibrancy / one of the three qualities of nature

Raajasic (राजसिक) - belonging to the quality of rajas

Rakta (रक्त) - blood / one of the seven constituents of the body

Rakta bindu (रक्त बिंदु) - shakti bindu / red bindu / referring to the ovum

Raamakrishna paramhamsa (रामकृष्ण परमहंस) - a great sage of 19th century, guru of Swami Vivekaananda and a realised soul

Raamana maaharshi (रामण महर्षि) - 20th century saint of arunaachal

Raamaanujaacharya (रामानुजाचार्य) - sri vaishnava teacher of 12th century, exponent of vashishta advaita the qualified monism

Rasa (रस) - taste / flavour / chyle / one of the seven constituents of the body

Rasaatala (रसातल) - one of the seven lokas under earth

Rasaatmaka jnaana (रसात्मक ज्ञान) - essence of true knowledge

Ratna (रत्न) - gem / something precious

Ratnaakara (रत्नाकर) - previous name of sage Vaalmiki

Ratna purita dhaatu ( रत्न पूरित धातु) - the jewel of the blood

Rechaka (रेचक) - exhalation / emptying of the lungs

Roga (रोग) - disease / malady / ailment

Rogi (रोगी) - diseased person

Rshabha (ऋषभ) - Jada Bhaarata’s father, king of Bhaarat

Rshi (ऋषि) - saint / seer

Rtam (ऋतं) - ultimate / unchanging truth

Rtambharaa (ऋतम्भरा) - full of truth / full of intellectual essence

Rtambharaa prajnaa (ऋतम्भरा प्रज्ञा) - truth bearing wisdom

Rudhaah (रूधाः) - having ascended / established

Rudra (रूद्र) - name for Lord Shiva in the Vedas

Rupa (रूप) - form / outward appearance / beauty

Ruta (रुत)) - sound