Padma = Lotus, asana = posture or pose
Pronounced : MA-curr-AA-doh-MOO-kah-shvah-NAS-anna
Makara Adho Mukha Svanasana is an intermediate level rejuvenating yoga posture that helps tones the abdominal muscles. It is a variation of the Dolphin Pose.
How to do Makara Adho Mukha Svanasana (Dolphin Plank pose):
from Yoga Buzz http://www.artofliving.org/yoga/yoga-poses/dolphin-plank-pose