Course Series

Sanskrit SeriesGita SeriesSutra Series

sanskrit series with manorama

The Sanskrit Studies Method of learning is fun, engaging and informative. Each course offers students the opportunity to work directly with the Sanskrit language. Students learn to pronounce the alphabet, select mantras and hone their grammar skills. They also learn to develop confidence in their connection with the language of yoga


Intro to Sanskrit

4 hours = 1 day workshop

Description:

This 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 the Luminous Soul Meditation and select principles for authentic yogic living.

You’ll learn:

  • How to pronounce select alphabet sounds, 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 authentic insight into why Sanskrit is called the langue 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 the Luminous Soul Meditation to help you access peace at any time.
  • Become skilled in chanting two select mantras that 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 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.

Level:

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

© 2013 Luminous Soul/Sanskrit Studies & Manorama


Sanskrit Level 1

Learn the Sanskrit Alphabet

8 hours = 2 day workshop

“Level 1 is an immersion into to Sanskrit and gives students the ability to work confidently with mantras and to live along side yogic principles.” ~ Manorama

Description: This course is an immersion into the Sanskrit language through the study of the Sanskrit alphabet, Mantras, Luminous Soul Meditation and principles.

You’ll learn:

  • To properly pronounce the entire Sanskrit alphabet.
  • Understanding proper pronunciation of each sound, 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 authentic insight into why Sanskrit is called the langue of vibration and why that’s important.

Elements of the course include:

  • Proper pronunciation of the entire Sanskrit alphabet.
  • Understanding your breath and its purpose in your yogic practice, as well as, in chanting Sanskrit mantras.
  • Practice the Luminous Soul Meditation to help you access peace at any time.
  • Become skilled in chanting two select mantras that 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 workshop feeling more confident and knowledgeable in your understanding of Sanskrit and how to incorporate Sanskrit and Luminous Soul teachings into your life.

Level:

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

© 2013 Luminous Soul/Sanskrit Studies & Manorama


Sanskrit Level 2

8 hours = 2 day workshop

“This course offers the student a deeper understanding of Sanskrit with it’s sounds, written letters and mantras.” ~ Manorama

Description:

This course continues from the Sanskrit Alphabet level 1 and introduces more complex word structures.

The class enables students to:

  • Delve further into the complexities of the Sanskrit alphabet.
  • Understand how to link letters and form words in Sanskrit.
  • Practice Luminous Soul Meditation, and learn to soothe your mind and return it to its natural peaceful state.

Elements of the course include:

  • Introduction and application of complex combinations of devanagari letters
  • Learning to read and write select words and mantras
  • Practice chanting mantras and Luminous Soul Meditation
  • Light homework exercises support course material

*Prerequisite: Sanskrit Level 1

Level:

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

© 2013 Luminous Soul/Sanskrit Studies & Manorama


Gita Series with Manorama

The Gita Series offers students an opportunity to work directly with the profound teachings of the Bhagavad Gita. In Manorama’s Warrior Within courses she elucidates how the Bhagavad Gita and its main characters reveal that each of us has an inner warrior. She describes how to work with these inner warrior principles. In all the Gita Series courses Manorama leads chanting of select Bhagavad Gita verses. The Gita Series is supportive towards building confidence in your yogic studies.


The Warrior Within Through the Bhagavad Gita

Duration 8 hours = 2 day workshop

  • Gain direct access to the Sanskrit verses – through the Bhagavad Gita.
  • Learn the needed tools to evolve your life to a place of strength and balance.
  • Develop proper pronunciation for select verses. Good pronunciation gives access to meaning of the verses.
  • Practice Luminous Soul Gita Meditation to restore the mind to a peaceful natural state.
  • Learn how to stand in your own inner warrior by applying the Luminous Soul principles realized through the Bhagavad Gita.
  • Enjoy the joyful feeling of pronouncing resonant and healing verses from the Bhagavad Gita.
  • Experience the harmonious circularity of sound.

Enjoy Manorama’s playful & dynamic style of sharing the Bhagavad Gita as an entry point into the way of the inner warrior.

During this workshop of personal and spiritual exploration combined with Bhagavad Gita study Manorama guides participants in understanding the notion of the Inner Warrior through the Bhagavad Gita.

Join Manorama for this unique course designed to awaken the mind and heart of the individual in his/her quest for Sanskrit & Yogic knowledge.

Learn to chant Gita verses with confidence, to practice Gita meditation and gain awareness of the principles of the inner warrior so you can incorporate them into your life. This course offers a new lens through which to view the vast and enlightening subject – the inner warrior through the Bhagavad Gita.

Level:

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

© 2013 Luminous Soul/Sanskrit Studies & Manorama


Introduction to the Warrior Within Through the Bhagavad Gita

Duration 4 hours = 1 day

  • Gain direct access to select Sanskrit verses – through the Bhagavad Gita.
  • Learn the needed tools to evolve your life to a place of strength and balance.
  • Develop proper pronunciation for select verses. Good pronunciation gives access to meaning of the verses.
  • Practice Luminous Soul Gita Meditation to restore the mind to a peaceful natural state.
  • Learn how to stand in your own inner warrior by applying the Luminous Soul principles realized through the Bhagavad Gita.
  • Enjoy the joyful feeling of pronouncing resonant and healing verses from the Bhagavad Gita.
  • Experience the harmonious circularity of sound.

Enjoy Manorama’s playful & dynamic style of sharing the Bhagavad Gita as an entry point into the way of the inner warrior.

During this workshop of personal and spiritual exploration combined with Bhagavad Gita study Manorama guides participants in understanding the notion of the Inner Warrior in the Bhagavad Gita.

Join Manorama for this unique course designed to awaken the mind and heart of the individual in his/her quest for Sanskrit & Yogic knowledge.

Learn to chant Gita verses with confidence, to practice Gita meditation and gain awareness of the principles of the inner warrior so you can incorporate them into your life. This course offers a new lens through which to view the vast and enlightening subject – the inner warrior through the Bhagavad Gita.

Level:

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

© 2013 Luminous Soul/Sanskrit Studies & Manorama


sutra series with manorama
The Sutra Series gives students an opportunity to work with the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali. A definitive text on Yoga. Manorama offers historical details about Patanjali and his life. She teaches students how to pronounce select sutras. She gives students a process by which to work with all the sutras. Fun, engaging and confidence building.


Sutra & Samadhi Level 1

Duration 8 hours = 2 days

  • Gain direct access to the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali.
  • Develop insight into this important and definitive text on Yoga.
  • Learn about the meaning and myth surrounding Shri Patanjali author of Yoga Sutra.
  • Practice the Luminous Soul Meditation practice that incorporates sound and breath awareness to restore the mind to a natural peaceful state.
  • Understand why Shri Patanjali communicated his teachings in the Sanskrit language.
  • Chant the entire first chapter of the Yoga Sutra.

* Understand what four important principles Patanjali highlights in his first pada.
* Develop confidence in your yoga teaching.
* Stand in authentic yogic knowledge by studying this important Yogic text.

Enjoy Manorama’s playful & dynamic style of sharing the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali & Yoga Meditation.
During this weekend of personal and spiritual exploration combined with intensive Sanskrit study Manorama guides participants in understanding the teachings of master Patanjali. Join Manorama for this unique course designed to awaken the mind and heart of the individual in his/her quest for Sanskrit & Yogic knowledge. During this course Manorama will share teachings on the Yoga model that was laid out by Shri Patanjali and how to incorporate these teachings into every day life.

Level:

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

© 2013 Luminous Soul/Sanskrit Studies & Manorama


Introduction to the Yoga Sutra

Duration 4 hours = 1 day

  • Gain direct access to the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali.
  • Develop insight into this important and definitive text on Yoga Philosophy.
  • Discover the meaning and myth surrounding Patanjali, author of Yoga Sutra.
  • Practice Luminous Soul Meditation to restore the mind to a peaceful state.
  • Understand why Patanjali chose the Sanskrit language as the medium for this unique text.
  • Chant Select Sutras of the Yoga Sutra text.
  • Understand what two important principles Patanjali highlights in his first pada.
  • Develop confidence in your yoga teaching.
  • Stand in authentic yogic knowledge by studying this important Yogic text.

Enjoy Manorama’s playful & dynamic style of sharing an Introduction to the Yoga Sutras. During this workshop of personal and spiritual exploration, Manorama will guide participants on a journey of understanding through yoga Sutras, Luminous Soul Meditation and wisdom discussions.

Join Manorama for this introductory course that promises to be fun, confidence building, deep and lively.

Level:

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

© 2013 Luminous Soul/Sanskrit Studies & Manorama