The Language Of Yoga

Author: Nicolai Bachman
Publisher: Sounds True
ISBN: 1622035887
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Have you ever been bewildered in yoga class by the terms the teacher uses? What is the deeper meaning of these terms? How can you benefit by knowing them? For passionate and curious yoga students, The Language of Yoga offers the definitive A-Y of asana names and Sanskrit terms (there is no Z in Sanskrit!). This interactive set includes more than 200 asanas with illustrated yoga postures and 300 Sanskrit definitions. Sanskrit scholar Nicolai Bachman teaches you how to read and pronounce these sacred sounds with precision, and guides you through seven yoga chants with exact rhythm, tone, and pronunciation. An indispensable reference guide for any serious student of yoga.

The Path Of The Yoga Sutras

Author: Nicolai Bachman
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781604074291
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Delineates 51 lessons on concepts that can be learned from the ancient Yoga Sutras, including the idea of opening one's heart and mind, becoming more compassionate, living with integrity and much more. Original.

Introduction To Sanskrit

Author: Thomas Egenes
Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publ.
ISBN: 9788120811409
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Introduction to Sanskrit, in two volumes is designed to open the door to India`s rich spiritual literature. This self-teaching guide presents Sanskrit pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary in simple and systematic steps, allowing students to easily master the fundamentals of this enchanting language. The text gently leads the beginner through small steps with clear, concise explanations. Each lesson includes instruction in alphabet, grammar, and vocabulary, with easy practice exercises at the end. Also included is a reading from the Bhagavad-Gita and Sanskrit quotations from the R.K. Samhita, Upanisads, Yoga Sutras, Brahma Sutra, and Manu Smrti.

Sanskrit Pronunciation

Author: Bruce Cameron Hall
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781557001788
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Designed to help students pronounce Sanskrit words accurately, this booklet and 45-minute audio recording, read by the author, consists of four parts: (1) instructions for pronouncing Sanskrit letters and words, (2) over 160 Sanskrit terms from theosophical and Indian philosophical literature pronounced and defined, (3) a short pronunciation summary, and (4) sample verses from the Bhagavad-Gita in devanagari script, roman letters, and in English translation by the author.

Sanskrit Manual

Author: Roderick S. Bucknell
Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publ.
ISBN: 9788120811898
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This book is designed to serve as a convenient quick-reference guide to the grammar of Classical Sanskrit for the use of university students and others. It is not intended to be a complete grammar of the language. Rather, its purpose is to pre-sent, mainly in the form of easily read tables, essential reference information such as the rules of sandhi, the declensional and con-jugational paradigms, and the principal parts of major verbs. About two-thirds of the book consists of tables. The remainder is text, with advice on how to use the tables and explanations of the grammatical information has been abstracted, with substantial modification of the presentation, from existing Sanskrit grammars, especially those of Whitney, MacDonell, and Kale. An exception is the set of three indexes: Index to verb stems, Index to verb endings, and Index to noun endings(Tables 28-30). These probably have no counterpart elsewhere. The manual originated as a set of photocopied notes which was supplied, as a supplement to existing textbooks, to first and second year students of Sanskrit in the Department of Studies in Religion at the University of Queensland. Over a period of seven years those notes were progressively modified and expanded until they became the present fairly comprehensive reference work.

Sanskrit For Seekers

Author: Dennis Waite
Publisher: John Hunt Publishing
ISBN: 1782792260
Size: 78.22 MB
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Learn the rudiments of Sanskrit to enable you to read the script, pronounce words and look them up in a dictionary. Sanskrit for Seekers utilizes the ITRANS transliteration scheme commonly found on the Internet.

Sacred Sanskrit Words

Author: Leza Lowitz
Publisher: Stone Bridge Press
ISBN: 9780893469832
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A guide to the key spiritual concepts behind yoga and other branches of Eastern wisdom

The Cambridge Introduction To Sanskrit

Author: A. M. Ruppel
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107088283
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This book uses modern pedagogical methods and tools that allow students to grasp straightforward original Sanskrit texts within weeks.

Sanskrit Alphabet Devanagari Study Book Volume 1 Single Letters

Author: Medha Michika
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781515340140
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This series of two books is designed for the systematic learning of Devanagari, the alphabet script generally used for written Sanskrit. By completing the study of these two books, one may be able to read and write Sanskrit words and sentences adequately. This first book of the series covers all of the letters in the Sanskrit alphabet. Pronunciation, a guided handwriting practice area with the order of writing strokes, and word examples are provided for each letter.

Yogavataranam The Translation Of Yoga

Author: Zoë Slatoff-Ponté
Publisher: North Point Press
ISBN: 9780865477544
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The traditional Indian method of learning Sanskrit is through oral transmission, by first memorizing texts and then learning their meaning. The Western academic approach methodically teaches the alphabet, declensions, grammar, syntax, and vocabulary building. Zoë Slatoff-Ponté's Yogavataranam integrates the traditional and academic approaches for a full and practical experience of Sanskrit study. Yogavataranam approaches language systematically and at the same time allows students to read important and relevant texts as soon as possible, while emphasizing proper pronunciation through its audio accompaniment. The first section teaches reading and basic grammar, the second covers more extensive grammar, and by the third, students can begin to read and understand even more complex texts, such as the Upanisads. Yogavataranam includes: Step-by-step instructions on how to correctly write the alphabet Exercises throughout, along with review exercises for each chapter Sidebars on Indian philosophy, culture, etymology, and more Vocabulary building based on important texts An extensive glossary of terms Consideration of translation techniques and challenges Original translations of passages from central texts, such as the Yogasutra, Bhagavadgita, Hathapradipika, and various Upanisads In addition, Web-based audio files accompany each chapter to teach proper pronunciation. Yogavataranam is appropriate for all levels of study, whether a student is brand-new to Sanskrit or already has experience in pronunciation, reading devanagari script, interpreting meaning, or learning grammar-and whether the course is academic or based in yoga. This new approach joins theory and practice to invoke an active experience of the philosophy, the practice, and the culture that together inform the multiplicity of meanings contained within the single and powerful word "yoga."