Introduction to Sanskrit 
with Manorama

Saturday, April 8
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM 
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Learning to pronounce Sanskrit properly is a must for all Yoga teachers, those who would like to become Yoga teachers, and practitioners desiring to create a foundation for deeper study of Sanskrit, the language of yoga. 

This Sanskrit Studies Method course is an introduction to the Sanskrit language and the culture of the modern yogi. We will look at select sounds of the Sanskrit alphabet, two commonly chanted mantras in yoga classes around the world. We’ll practice pronouncing select asana names. You’ll also be introduced to Luminous Soul Meditation and select principles for authentic yogic living. 

You will learn: 

• How to pronounce select alphabet sounds and words and in Sanskrit. Proper pronunciation gives you confidence to chant mantras and speak asana names with ease. 

• Why Sanskrit mantras are healing for the listener. 

• Immerse in the Luminous Soul Meditation practice, which teaches you how to soothe the mind and return it to a natural energized peaceful state, no matter the challenge. 

• Develop insight into why Sanskrit is called the language of vibration. 

Elements of the course include: 

• Proper pronunciation of select sounds of the Sanskrit alphabet. 

• Understanding breath and its place in your yogic practice and in the Sanskrit language. 

• Practice Luminous Soul Meditation to help you access peace at any time. 

• Become skilled in chanting two select mantras which are popular in yoga classes around the world. 

• Get practice reading the Sanskrit letters in their original form called devanagari, as well as, in the transliteration script. 

You’ll leave this Sanskrit Studies Method: Introduction to Sanskrit workshop feeling more confident and knowledgeable in your understanding of Sanskrit and how to incorporate proper pronunciation and Luminous Soul Meditation into your life.