Intermediate Series of Ashtanga Yoga of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. ashtangayoga.com
Transcribed by Tim Thompson

Aum
Vande Gurunam Charanaravindeh Sandarashita Svatmasukhava Bodehh
Nishreyaseh Jangalikayamaneh Samsara Halahala Mohashantyai
Abahu Purushakaram Shankhachakrasi Dharinam Sahasra Shirasam Shvetam
Pranamami Patanjalim
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There are Nine Drishtis, Gazing points: 
1. Nasagra�Tip of the Nose 
2. Ajna Chakra / Broomadhya�Third Eye / Between the Eyebrows  
3. Nabi Chakra�Navel  
4. Hastagrai�Hand   
5. Padhayoragrai�Foot   
6. Parshva Drishti�Far to the Right 
7. Parshva Drishti�Far to the Left  
8. Angustha Ma Dyai�Thumbs  
9. Urdhva or Antara Drishti�Up to the Sky

Surya Namaskara (Sun Salutation) A--- Five Times	
 Samasthiti (Same Stance) � Exhale- Gaze at tip of Nose (Rechaka/Nasagra Drishti)
1 Ekam. Tadasana (Mountain)� Inhale- Gaze at Thumbs (Puraka/Angustha Ma Dyai Drishti)  
2 Dve. Uttanasana (Intense)- Exhale- Gaze at tip of Nose (Rechaka/Nasagra Drishti)
3 Trini. Ardha Uttanasana (Half Intensity)- Inhale- Gaze between Eyebrows (Puraka/Broomadhya Drishti)
4 Chatvari. Chaturanga Dandasana (Four Limed Staff)- Exhale- Gaze at tip of Nose (Rechaka/Nasagra)
5 Pancha. Urdhva Mukha Svanasana (Upward Facing Dog)- Inhale- Gaze between Eyebrows (Puraka/Broomadhya Drishti)
6 Shat. Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward Facing Dog)�Exhale and Stay for Five Breaths- Gaze at Navel (Rechaka/Nabi Chakra Drishti)
7 Sapta. Ardha Uttanasana (Half Intensity)- Inhale-Gaze between Eyebrows (Puraka/Broomadhya Drishti)
8 Ashtau. Uttanasana (Intensity)- Exhale- Gaze at tip of Nose (Rechaka/Nasagra Drishti)
9 Nava. Tadasana (Mountain)- Inhale- Gaze at Thumbs (Puraka/ Angustha Ma Dyai Drishti)
10. Samasthiti (Even Stance)- Exhale- Gaze at tip of Nose (Rechaka/Nasagra Drishti)

Surya Namaskara B --- Five Times

 Samasthiti (Even Stance)�Exhale-Nose  (Rechaka / Nasagra)  
1 Ekam. Utkatasana (Fierce)� Inhale-Third Eye (Puraka / Broomadhya)  
2 Dve. Uttanasana (Intensity)� Exhale-Nose (Rechaka / Nasagra)
3 Trini. Ardha Uttanasana (Half Intensity)�Inhale-Third Eye (Puraka / Broomadhya)
4 Chatvari. Chaturanga Dandasana (Four Limbed Staff)�Exhale-Nose (Rechaka / Nasagra)
5 Pancha. Urdhva Mukha Svanasana (Upward Facing Dog)�Inhale-Third Eye (Puraka / Broomadhya)
6 Shat. Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward Facing Dog)�Exhale-Navel (Rechaka / Nabi Chakra)
7 Sapta. Virabhadrasana One, Right Foot forward (Warrior One)�Inhale-Third Eye (Puraka/Broomadhya)
8 Ashtau. Chaturanga Dandasana (Four Limbed Staff)�Exhale-Nose (Rechaka / Nasagra)
9 Nava. Urdhva Mukha Svanasana (Upward Facing Dog)� Inhale-Third Eye (Puraka / Broomadhya)
10 Dasa. Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward Facing Dog)�Exhale-Navel (Rechaka / Nabi Chakra)
11 Ekadasa. Virabhadrasana One, Left Foot forward (Warrior One)�Inhale-Third Eye (Puraka/Broomadhya)
12 Dvadasa. Chaturanga Dandasana (Four Armed Staff)�Exhale-Nose (Rechaka / Nasagra)
13 Trayodasa. Urdhva Mukha Svanasana (Upward Facing Dog)�Inhale-Third Eye (Puraka / Broomadhya)
14 Chaturdasa. Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward Facing Dog)� Exhale-Navel (Rechaka / Nabi Chakra) �Stay for Five Breaths
15 Panchadasa. Ardha Uttanasana (Half Intensity)�Inhale-Third Eye (Puraka / Broomadhya)
16 Sodasa. Uttanasana (Intensity)�Exhale-Nose  (Rechaka / Nasagra)
17 Saptadasa. Utkatasana (Fierce)�Inhale-Third Eye (Puraka / Broomadhya)
Samasthiti (Even Stance)� Exhale-Nose (Rechaka / Nasagra)

Standing Asanas�All Asanas should be held for Five Breaths unless otherwise noted.
                          

1.	Padangushtasana (Hand to Big Toe) Nasagra/Nose
2.	Padahastasana (Hands Under Feet) Nasagra/Nose
3.	Utthita Trikonasana (Intense Triangle) Hastagrai/ Hand
4.	2nd Side Utthita Trikonasana
5.	Parivritta Trikonasana (Revolved Triangle) Hastagrai/Hand
6.	2nd Side Parivritta Trikonasana
7.	Utthita Parshvakonasana (Intense Side Angle Position) Hastagrai/Hand
8.	2nd Side Utthita Parshvakonasana
9.	Parivritta Parshvakonasana (Revolved Side Angle) Hastagrai/Hand
10.	 2nd Side Parivritta Parshvakonasana
11.	 Prasarita Padottanasana A, B, C, D (Extended Intense Wide Leg) Nasagra/Nose
12.	 Parshvottanasana (Intense Flank Stretch) Nasagra/Nose
13.	 2nd Side Parshvottanasana

Begin Intermediate Series with a Vinyasa Here or after #25

14.	 Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana A ( Intense Hand to Big Toe) Padhayoragrai/Foot
15.	 Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana B (Parshva Drishti/Far Left)
16.	 Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana C (Padhayoragrai/Foot)
17.	 Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana D (Padhayoragrai/Foot)
18.	 2nd side Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana A, B (Parshva Drishti/Far Right), C, D.
19.	 Ardha Baddha Padma Paschimattanasana (Half Bound Lotus Intensity) Nasagra/Nose
20.	 2nd Side Ardha Baddha Padma Paschimattanasana
21.	 Vinyasa
22.	 Utkatasana (Fierce) Angustha Ma Dyai/Thumbs
23.	 Vinyasa
24.	 Virabhadrasana Two, Right side (Warrior One) Hastagrai/Hand
25.	 Virabhadrasana Two, Left side (Warrior One) Hastagrai/Hand
26.	 Vinyasa

Seated Asanas of the Intermediate Series  

27.	  Pashasana ( Noose ) Parshva Drishti/ Over Right Shoulder
28.	 2nd Side Pashasana ( Noose ) Parshva Drishti/ Over Left Shoulder
29.	 Vinyasa
30.	 Krounchasana ( Heron ) Padhayoragrai/Foot
31.	 Vinyasa
32.	 2nd Side
33.	 Vinyasa
34.	 Shalabhasana A ( Locust ) Nasagra/Nose
35.	 Shalabhasana B Nasagra/Nose
36.	 Vinyasa
37.	 Bhekasana ( Frog ) Nasagra/Nose
38.	 Vinyasa
39.	 Dhanurasana ( Bow ) Nasagra/Nose
40.	 Parshva Dhanurasana ( Sideways Bow ) Nasagra/Nose
41.	 2nd Side Parshva Dhanurasana ( Sideways Bow ) Nasagra/Nose
42.	 Vinyasa
43.	 Ushtrasana ( Camel ) Nasagra/Nose
44.	 Vinyasa
45.	 Laghu Vajrasana ( Little Thunderbolt ) Ajna Chakra/Third Eye
46.	 Vinyasa
47.	 Kapotasana ( Pigeon ) Nasagra/Nose
48.	 Vinyasa
49.	 Supta Vajrasana ( Sleeping Thunderbolt ) Nose/Nasagra
50.	 Vinyasa
51.	 Bakasana A ( Crane ) Nasagra/Nose
52.	 Vinyasa
53.	 Jump into Bakasana B from Adho Mukha Svanasana (Nasagra/Nose)
54.	 Vinyasa
55.	 Bharadvajasana ( Honoring Sage Bharadvaja) Parshva Drishti/Right Shoulder
56.	 Vinyasa
57.	 2nd Side
58.	 Vinyasa
59.	 Ardha Matsyendrasana ( Half Lord of the Fishes ) Parshva Drishti/Over the Right Shoulder
60.	 Vinyasa
61.	 2nd Side
62.	 Vinyasa
63.	 Eka Pada Shirshasana  ( One Foot behind Head ) Nasagra/Nose
64.	 Skandasana ( Position of the War God ) Nasagra/Nose
65.	 Chakorasana ( Flying Partridge Arm Balance) Padhayoragrai/Foot
66.	 Vinyasa
67.	 2nd Side Eka Pada Shirshasana-- Nasagra/Nose
68.	 2nd Side Skandasana-- Nasagra/Nose
69.	 2nd Side Chakorasana-- Padhayoragrai/Foot
70.	 Vinyasa 
71.	 Dwi Pada Shirshasana A (Two Feet behind Head ) Nasagra/Nose
72.	 Dwi Pada Shirshasana B (Two Feet behind Head Arm Balance ) Nasagra/Nose
73.	 Tittibasana B, One Breath (Firefly with the legs pointing Vertically ) Nasagra/Nose
74.	 Tittibhasana A, One Breath (Firefly with the legs pointing Horizontally) Nasagra/Nose
75.	 Bakasana, One Breath ( Crane ) Nasagra/Nose
76.	 Vinyasa
77.	 Yoganidrasa ( Sleep of the Yogi or The Bed of the Yogi) Ajna Chakra Drishti/ Third Eye
78.	 Chakrasana ( Wheel ) One Breath Transition Backwards Somersault
79.	 Vinyasa
80.	 Tittibhasana A, Legs Horizontal ( Firefly ) Nasagra/Nose
81.	 Baddha Uttanasana (  Hands Bound around back in Intense Forward Bend ) Nasagra/Nose
82.	 Walk five steps forward, then walk five steps back keeping the bind ( Nasagra/Nose )
83.	 Hasta Baddha Uttanasana (Fingers Interlocked around Ankles while in Uttanasana) Nasagra/Nose
84.	 Vinyasa
85.	 Pincha Mayurasana ( Feather of the Peacock --Elbow Stand) Nasagra/Nose
86.	 Vinyasa
87.	  Karandavasana ( Lotus Duck Position ) Nasagra/Nose
88.	 Vinyasa
89.	 Vrishchikasana ( Elbow Balance Scorpion ) Nasagra/Nose
90.	 Vinyasa
91.	 Mayurasana ( Peacock ) Nasagra/Nose
92.	 Vinyasa
93.	 Nakrasana ( Crocodile-Jump Five times forward, Five times back ) Nasagra/Nose
94.	 Vinyasa
95.	 Vatayanasana ( Horse ) Antara Drishti/Sky
96.	 Vinyasa
97.	 2nd Side
98.	 Vinyasa
99.	 Parighasana ( Bar of the Gate ) Antara Drishti/Sky
100.	Vinyasa
101.	2nd Side
102.	Vinyasa
103.	Gomukhasana ( Cow Face ) Nasagra/Nose 
104.	Vinyasa
105.	2nd Side
106.	Vinyasa
107.	Supta Urdhva Pada Vajrasana (Sleeping Upward Foot Thunderbolt) Nasagra/Nose
108.	Bharadvajasana ( Honoring Sage Bharadvaja ) Parshva Drishti/ Right Shoulder
109.	Vinyasa
110.	2nd Side Supta Urdhva Pada Vajrasana-- Nasagra/Nose
111.	2nd Side Bharadvajasana ( Honoring Sage Bharadvaja ) Parshva Drishti/ Left Shoulder
112.	Vinyasa


Seven Headstands

113.	Baddha Hasta Shirshasana A (Bound Hand Headstand ) Nasagra/Nose
114.	Vinyasa
115.	Baddha Hasta Shirshasana B (Bound Hand Headstand ) Nasagra/Nose
116.	Vinyasa
117.	Baddha Hasta Shirsashana C (Bound Hand Headstand ) Nasagra/Nose
118.	Vinyasa
119.	Baddha Hasta Shirshasana D (Bound Hand Headstand ) Nasagra/Nose
120.	Vinyasa
121.	Mukta Hasta Shirshasana A (Hands Free in Headstand/Sirsasana Two) Nasagra/Nose
122.	Vinyasa
123.	Mukta Hasta Shirshasana B (Hands Free in Headstand) Nasagra/Nose
124.	Vinyasa
125.	Mukta Hasta Shirshasana C (Hands Free in Headstand) Nasagra/Nose
126.	Vinyasa


Finishing Asanas: 123�142

123. Urdhva Dhanurasana Three times (Upward Bow-Backbend) Nasagra/Nose
124. Paschimottanasana A (Intense Stretch of the West) Padhayoragrai/Foot
125. Vinyasa

Shoulder Stands

126. Salamba Sarvangasana, Twenty-Five Breaths (Support for All Limbs) Nasagra/Nose
127. Halasana, Five Breaths (Plow) Nasagra/Nose
128. Karnapidasana, Five Breaths (Ear Pressure) Nasagra/Nose
129. Urdhva Padmasana, Five Breaths (Upward Lotus) Nasagra/Nose
130. Pindasana, Five Breaths (Fetus) Nasagra/Nose
131. Matsyasana, Five Breaths (Fish) Nasagra/Nose
132. Uttana Padasana, Five Breaths (Extended Legs) Nasagra/Nose
133. Chakrasana, One Breath (Rolling Wheel)
134. Vinyasa

Head Stands

135. Shirshasana, Twenty-Five Breaths (Head Stand) Nasagra/Nose
136. Urdhva Dandasana in Shirshasana, Five Breaths (Upward Staff Head Stand) Nasagra/Nose
137. Lift and Lower Feet to Floor and Back up to Shirshasana Two times

Lotus

138. Baddha Padmasana, Five Breaths (Bound Lotus) Ajna Chakra/Third Eye
139. Padmasana, Ten Breaths (Lotus) Nasagra/Nose
140. Uth Pluthi in Tolasana (Scales-Lifted Lotus) Twenty to One Hundred Breaths (Nasagra/Nose)
141. Vinyasa
142. Shavasana (Corpse) Take rest for Five to Ten Minutes. 

Bibliography

�Ashtanga Yoga� by John Scott, Three Rivers Press, a Gaia Book
�Ashtanga Yoga-The Practice Manual� by David Swenson, Ashtanga Yoga Productions
�The Heart of Yoga� by T. K. V. Desikachar, Inner Traditions International.
�Light on Yoga� by B. K. S. Iyengar, Shocken Books
�Power Yoga� by Beryl Bender Birch, a Fireside Book, published by Simon & Schuster
�Yoga Mala� by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, Eddie Stern/Patanjali Yoga Shala