The director of the School of Sanskrit Studies in NYC, Manorama leads workshops on the Path of Luminous Shabda, a path that combines Sanskrit, Meditation and Yoga philosophy. She leads workshops nationally, as well as internationally. Manorama's mix of earthy charm, deep scholarship and humorous teaching style were born from years of close study with her Guru, Shri Brahmananda Sarasvati. She is a graduate of Columbia University. In 2005, Sanskrit Studies released the acclaimed Learn to Pronounce Yoga Poses, an invaluable tool for yoga teachers & students. Manorama is committed to affecting the world in a positive way through Sanskrit, language of awareness and love. www.sanskritstudies.org
SANSKRIT Level 1: LUMINOUS SHABDA SERIES
THE PATH OF LUMINOUS SHABDA
Luminous Shabda Series Level 1
“Level 1 is An Introduction to Sanskrit and teaches students how sound can become a doorway to freedom, through light and awareness.” ~ Manorama
Description: This course is an immersion into the Path of Luminous Shabda (“sound as light and awareness”) through study of the Sanskrit alphabet, Meditation, Yogic life principles and Mantras.
In this course students learn to:
Develop insight into the unique relationship between breath and sound, which is energy and consciousness.
Practice Yoga meditation and the Yoga of Sound to soothe the mind and return it to a natural energized state of tranquility.
Understand how and why Sanskrit sounds are energetically healing.
Experience the harmonious circularity of Sanskrit sounds.
Elements of the course include:
- Learning proper pronunciation of Sanskrit through study of the five mouth positions.
- Developing understanding of breath patterns and how to work with them in mantras.
- Develop a practice of silent conscious listening.
- Introduction to select Mantras, practice of Yoga Meditation, and discovery of key elements in the Yoga of sound.
- Reading the Devanagari and Transliteration script.
- Light homework exercises support the course material.
Level: Appropriate for all students, Yoga teachers and anyone interested to deepen their practice of Self Knowledge through chanting, Sanskrit & Yoga.
Please bring: notebook, pencil/pen, meditation shawl
Please contact us by calling 361-883-1052 or firstname.lastname@example.org or emailing Manorama at email@example.com to learn more about Sanskrit studies programs. Manorama is currently the director of Sanskrit Studies at Jivamuki's Omega Teacher's Training program 2009. For details go to www.jivamuktiyoga.com
This is part of The Teacher Training Program with Christina Sell at The Yoga Studio of Corpus Christi. We will be allowing students not enrolled in the TT program to this very special weekend. There will be limited space. Registration is open now.
When: November 13-15th, 2009
Where: Yoga Studio of Corpus Christi 513 Clifford Street, Corpus Christi Texas 78404
What: SANSKRIT Level 1: LUMINOUS SHABDA SERIES THE PATH OF LUMINOUS SHAB DA SANSKRIT ALPHABET Luminous Shabda Series Level 1
Cost of entire program $300