Fall 2019 – Sanskrit

Sanskrit is a liturgical language, rich in poetry and imagery, that is the foundation of Ayurvedic, Jyotish, and Yogic texts. Its very pronunciation is a yoga.

Sanskrit will cover alphabets, vocabulary, sentence structures, grammar, pronunciations, and chanting in Sanskrit language. The students will be able to read and write Sanskrit language by end of this two semester class.

Note: If a student is enrolled in the Ayurvedic Practitioner or Advanced Ayurvedic Practitioner Program, the tuition fee for this class is included.

Sanskrit is a two semester course totaling 15 weeks per semester. Live Webinar, Recording, or In-person, in Superior, Colorado.

Please check the calendar for details dates: https://ayurvedsadhana.com/events

Dates: The first semester classes are every other Wednesday, starting Wednesday August 16th 2017, through Wednesday December 6th 2017, 6:00 pm- 8:00 pm.

  • August:
    • Wed, Aug 14, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm MT
    • Wed, Aug 21, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm MT
    • Wed, Aug 28, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm MT
  • September:
    • Wed, Sep 4, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm MT
    • Wed, Sep 11, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm MT
    • Wed, Sep 18, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm MT
    • Wed, Sep 25, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm MT
  • October:
    • Wed, Oct 2, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm MT
    • Wed, Oct 9, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm MT
    • Wed, Oct 30, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm MT
  • November:
    • Wed, Nov 6, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm MT
    • Wed, Nov 13, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm MT
    • Wed, Nov 20, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm MT
    • Wed, Nov 27 – NO CLASS
  • December:
    • Wed, Dec 4, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm MT
    • Wed, Dec 11, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm MT

Instructor: L. S. Summer

Price: $650.00 / Semester (Total 2 Semesters – 1 year).

Format: Live webinar or in-person Superior, Colorado near Boulder.

Credits: 2 Credits/Semester

Required Text: TBD

Optional Texts:

  • Students may wish to wait on the optional texts so we can discuss in class.
  • Introduction to Sanskrit (text & CDs). American Sanskrit Institute. Available directly from http://www.americansanskrit.com/
  • Devavānī: The Language of the Gods. American Sanskrit Institute
    Samskrtasubodhini by Madhav M. Deshpande
  • Center for South and Southeast Asian Studies; University of Michigan (1997)