Sanskrit

Sanskrit is a liturgical language, rich in poetry and imagery, that is the foundation of Ayurvedic, Jyotish, and Yogic texts. Its very pronunciation is a yoga.

Sanskrit will cover alphabets, vocabulary, sentence structures, grammar, pronunciations, and chanting in Sanskrit language. The students will be able to read and write Sanskrit language by end of this two semester class. 

Note: If a student is enrolled in the Ayurvedic Practitioner or Advanced Ayurvedic Practitioner Program, the tuition fee for this class is included.

Dates: Sanskrit is a two semester course totaling 15 weeks per semester. The first semester of classes are every Wednesday, starting August 16th 2017, through December 6th 2017, 6:00 pm- 8:00 pm. This course will be completed in the second semester, which begins January 17th 2018, through June 13th 2018. Live Webinar, or in-person, in Superior, Colorado.  

Please check the calendar for details dates: http://ayurvedsadhana.com/events

  • August:
    • Wed, Aug 16, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm MT 
    • Wed, Aug 23, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm MT 
    • Wed, Aug 30, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm MT 
  • September:
    • Wed, Sep 6, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm MT 
    • Wed, Sep 13, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm MT
    • Wed, Sep 20, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm MT 
    • Wed, Sep 27, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm MT
  • October:
    • Wed, Oct 4, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm MT 
    • Wed, Oct 11, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm MT
  • November:
    • Wed, Nov 1, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm MT
    • Wed, Nov 8, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm MT
    • Wed, Nov 15, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm MT
    • Wed, Nov 22, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm MT
    • Wed, Nov 29, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm MT
  • December:
    • Wed, Dec 6, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm MT

Instructor: L. S. Summer

Price: $650:00 / Semester (Total 2 Semesters – 1 year). 

Format: Live webinar or in-person Superior, Colorado near Boulder.

Credits: 2 Credits/Semester 

Text Book: 

Required Text: Yogāvatāraṇam: The Translation of Yoga  by Zoë Slatoff-Ponté; North Point Press (2015)

Optional Texts:

  • Students may wish to wait on the optional texts so we can discuss in class.
  • Introduction to Sanskrit (text & CDs). American Sanskrit Institute. Available directly from http://www.americansanskrit.com/
  • Devavānī: The Language of the Gods. American Sanskrit Institute
    Samskrtasubodhini by Madhav M. Deshpande
  • Center for South and Southeast Asian Studies; University of Michigan (1997)

                                                                  

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