October 2~4, 2020
The American Sanskrit Institute’s (ASI) Weekend Immersion Introduction to learn Sanskrit with Zoe Mai
- Friday 6-9PM
- Saturday 10AM – 6.30PM
- Sunday 10AM – 5.30PM
- **Sat & Sun include 90min lunch break
The course will be presented with beautiful color-coded Sanskrit Calligraphy.
Knowledge of Sanskrit makes it possible to grasp the subtleties of yoga, whose body of teachings are written in Sanskrit. Therefore, anyone can resonate with Sanskrit timeless sounds—and connect to words and ideas incredibly beautiful and profound.
Since ancient times the practice of yoga has included the study of Sanskrit and the chanting of Sanskrit mantras to induce calm and clarity in meditation. Consequently, Sanskrit is integral to yoga meditation and its pure sounds essential for harmonizing and balancing the mind.
This weekend workshop will give you intimate familiarity with the unique points of resonance in your own palate that support Sanksrit’s sacred sounds. Furthermore, you will be firmly grounded in proper pronunciation of this ancient language. Additionally, along the way you will learn the alphabet—itself a lovely chant. Last, you will receive the tools you need to explore your favorite sutras and chants in the beautiful script of Sanskrit, devanāgarī.
This Sanskrit Training is an educational adventure that will give you a permanent connection to the beauty and energy of Sanskrit as well as a dynamic model of yoga in the classroom that supports a natural and effortless focus.