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New Sanskrit Studies Method: Sanskrit Level 1 via Zoom

Sat, Sep 30, 2023 - Sun, May 5, 2024
9 am - noon ET

Learn Sanskrit through the modern, accessible approach of the Sanskrit Studies Method. Expand your yoga practice by immersing in Sanskrit and stand confidently in your practice.

This year-long Sanskrit Studies Method: Online Sanskrit Level 1 Course promises to be rooted in tradition, challenging, full of breakthroughs, humorous, and profound.

How is this course going to take your yogic practice and your life to a whole new level?

Learning the Sanskrit Studies Method Level 1 will:

  • Give you confidence that comes from true understanding.
  • Step you into your next level as an asana teacher and yogic practitioner.
  • Teach you how to pronounce Sanskrit Mantras, Asanas and Sutras with poise and assuredness.
  • Guide you in creating a home Sanskrit practice with principles for guaranteed success

COURSE INCLUDES: Live Zoom classes, study sessions, course materials

Ultimately, this course and method of learning Sanskrit will give you a strength in the foundation for Yoga Philosophy, which you can bring into your daily life.

Divided into 4 semesters, each semester includes live zoom classes weekend modules.
Participate live or if you need to miss a class, listen to the recorded class.

First Semester

Introduction to the Sanskrit Studies Method, Writing & Reading the Alphabet, So’Ham & Lokah Samastah Mantras Explored


Mod 1:  Sep 30 & Oct 01, 2023
Mod 2: Oct 07 & 08, 2023
Mod 3: oct 21 & 22, 2023

Second Semester

Action, Architecture, Expansion through Vibration, Sound Harmony in the Bhagavad Gita, Asana Pronunciation

Mod 4: nov 04 & 05, 2023
Mod 5: nov 18 & 19, 2023

Third Semester

Verbs, Nouns and the Building Blocks of the Mantras, Sanskrit Studies Method Principles, Lord Shiva as the Source of Sanskrit, Shakti as the Energy of Life, Introduction to Yoga Sutra Pronunciation

Mod 6: dec 02 & 03, 2023
Mod 7: dec  16 & 17, 2023
Mod 8: jan 13 & 14, 2024

Fourth Semester

How to Work with the Laws of Sound Harmony, Practice of Yoga Sutra Pronunciation, Focus on Pure Channels of Energy, Solidify Key Principles of Sanskrit Studies Method

Mod  9: mar 23 & 24, 2024
Mod 10: may 04 & 05, 2024

Study Sessions

Study sessions are 50 min in length. Study Sessions are additional to the module classes. They are optional and offer students the opportunity to bring their questions and to work together in a workshop style.

First Semester
Sat, oct 22, 12:10 – 1 pm

Second Semester
Sun, nov 19, 12:10 – 1 pm

Third Semester
Sat,  dec 16, 12:10 – 1 pm

Fourth Semester
Sun, mar 24, 12:10-1 pm

Four Semesters
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If you want to start learning Sanskrit, develop proper pronunciation, and learn the deeper meaning of the language, this is the place!

Amey Matthews

Manorama’s guidance is invaluable in terms of making Sanskrit more accessible and tangible. Manorama’s classes feel joyful, inspiring and inspired.

Gwendolen Warnick 

Manorama provides expert instruction in fundamentals and insight and inspiration into the richness and mystery of Sanskrit.

Maia Gendreau 

The Sanskrit Studies Method class has deepened my yoga practice on so many levels. I now understand why and what I’m saying and the chants have become more beautiful.

Sue Stewart

The course is a deep, focused, yet easeful immersion in the fundamentals of Sanskrit, both the language and its significance.

Amy S