yāmyāyana – winter solstice याम्यायन
from the dictionary ~ “the sun’s progress (yana) south of the equator (yāmyā)”
Wishing you peaceful, blessed transitions this solstice.. ॐ Śāntiḥ
— This is an example of the posts I’ve been making quite frequently on my newly launched Embodied Sanskrit facebook page, where we take #dictionarybreaks to marvel over the strange, the ambiguous, and refine the colloquial praxis of Sanskrit in yoga today. Join the conversation over here!