Sanskrit Studies Method

Introduction to Sanskrit with Manorama

Two Sessions

5:00-7:00pm CT, Tuesdays, 14 & 21 April 2020

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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 globe. We’ll practice pronouncing select asana names. You’ll also be introduced to Luminous Soul Meditation and select principles for authentic yogic living.

You’ll 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 and why that’s important.

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 good pronunciation and Luminous Soul Meditation into your life.


Great for Yoga Teachers and students interested to deepen their knowledge of Yoga.

©2019 Sanskrit Studies / Luminous Soul & Manorama

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A renowned, highly respected teacher, Manorama offers Sanskrit Studies Method programs for yoga teacher trainings, as well as Luminous Soul Method trainings and retreats. She tours the globe, training students in the Sanskrit Studies Method and the Luminous Soul Method.

Combining her earthly charm with a healthy dose of humor, Manorama guides students in bridging the ordinary with the spiritually sublime.

Yoga teachers and students alike treasure Manorama’s recordings on Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra, Learn to Chant Yoga Invocations and Learn to Pronounce Yoga Poses. Celebrated for her haunting melodies in chanting, and her precision in pronunciation, Manorama is featured on numerous albums, including Invocation (with Krishna Das and Ty Burhoe) and Wade Morisette’s, Maha Moha: The Great Delusion.

Manorama earned a B.A. in Film at Columbia University, where she also studied linguistics.

Manorama is the featured teacher at Manorama TV

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