Sarasvatī Prārthanā - Sanskrit & Chanting: David Miliotis
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“SANSKRIT & CHANTING

by David Andrew Miliotis

Foreward by Dena Kingsberg

A four volume set designed for yogīs & yoginīs eager to delve into the wonderful world of Sanskrit & chanting. You will find these resources extensive & invaluable in your study of essential chants, āsana names, yoga vocabulary, writing in Sanskrit and study of yoga philosophy.

This set is a culmination of 17 years of love, practice & study. I hope you find them useful & inspiring.

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This workbook teaches the essential Ashtānga Yoga chants along with many Śānti & Maṅgala mantras (universal chants for peace, well-being & prosperity). In addition to teaching you proper pronunciation, this workbook details each mantra word-by-word. Using the glossary, you look-up each word; this is an engaging way to gain an in-depth understanding of the meaning of each chant.

 

What's inside Volume 1:

  • Audio files embedded into PDF

  • Recordings of Pattabhi Jois, Krishnamacharya & others

  • Line-by-line Play-back

  • Essential Chanting:

    • Ashtānga Yoga Opening & Closing Chants

    • Prāṇāyāma Chants in Ashtanga Tradition

    • Many Śānti & Maṅgala Mantras

  • Pronunciation In-depth

  • Glossary of Vocabulary for Vol. 1 & 2
  • Full-Color Layout with Pictures

Digital Version Only (PDF):

  • Audio files embedded into PDF

  • Recordings of Pattabhi Jois, Krishnamacharya & others

  • Line-by-line Play-back

  • Must Use Adobe Acrobat to activate embedded audio, etc.

eBook (PDF) $15 

Complete Set (PDF's) $45

Print Edition $25

Complete Set (Printed) $75

This workbook has three sections:

• The 1st section teaches how to read & write in Sanskrit (देवनागरी), and includes several pages of worksheet exercises.

• The 2nd section teaches the vocabulary essential to an in-depth understanding of yoga theory & philosophy. This vocabulary section also includes the names of the Ashtānga Yoga 1st, 2nd & 3rd Series along with diagrams showing these sequences.

• The 3rd and final section provides you with an introduction to Sanskrit grammar. Familiarity with Sanskrit grammar greatly improves your chanting ability by improving your familiarity with word structures.

What's inside Volume 2:

  • Writing of Devanāgarī Script ॐ लोकाः समस्ताः सुखिनो भवन्तु ‖

  • Essential Yoga Vocabulary:

    • Aṣṭāṅga Yoga, Body Parts, Pañca Mayas

    • Bandhas, Dṛṣṭis, Mudrās, Cakras

    • Six Spiritual Enemies, Four Goals of Life

    • Doṣas, Guṇas, Mahā Bhūtas, Sāṁkhya Cosmology

    • Animals & Numbers

  • Āsana Names of Ashtānga Yoga 1st, 2nd & 3rd Series

  • Introduction to Sanskrit Grammar

  • Glossary of Vocabulary for Vol. 1 & 2

  • Full-Color Layout

 

No Audio:

  • There is currently no audio for this workbook.

eBook (PDF) $15

Complete Set (PDF's) $45

Print Edition $25

Complete Set (Printed) $75

This book contains a wide range of many many chants. It includes all the chants of Vol. 1 as well as the Yoga Sūtras plus many many many more chants. It is intended as an convenient reference for your chanting practice whether you are just learning, wanting to sit for your chanting practice or thirsty to learn more chants! The repertoire is designed to give you versatility, so that you will be able to chant along with others wherever you happen to be!

 

What's inside Volume 3:

 

  • Ashtānga Yoga Orange County Complete Chanting Syllabus

  • More than 60 Pages of Delicious Chanting

  • Opening & Closing Ashtānga Chants

  • Prāṇāyāma Ashtānga Yoga Chants

  • Essential Śānti & Maṅgala Mantras

  • Devotional Stotras, Ślokas & Aṣṭakas

  • Vedic Sūktas & Gaṇeśa Upaniṣat

  • Yoga Sūtras

 

No Audio:

  • There is currently no audio for this book.

eBook (PDF) $15

Complete Set (PDF's) $45

Print Edition $25

Complete Set (Printed) $75

This book presents an overview of the Philosophy of Patañjali’s Yoga Sūtras which is none other than Ashtānga Yoga & Rāja Yoga. The Sūtras are presented for chanting in an easy two-line format revealing the vocabulary. A theory section presents many important concepts providing you with a broader & more comprehensive understanding of this simple yet complex philosophy.

 

What's inside Volume 4:

  • Includes a Bird’s-Eye-View of Yoga Sūtra Philosophy

    • and an Overview of Each of the Four Chapters (Pāda)

  • Theory Section of Concepts from the Sūtras

  • Audio Embedded into PDF for Easy Use & Practice

  • Word-by-word Breakdown for In-depth Study

  • Sūtra-by-sūtra Recordings for Easy Learning (in process)

  • Full-Color Layout

 

Digital Version Only (PDF):

  • Audio files embedded into PDF

  • Recordings of Pattabhi Jois, Krishnamacharya & others

  • Line-by-line Play-back

  • Must Use Adobe Acrobat to activate embedded audio, etc.

 

eBook (PDF) $15

Complete Set (PDF's) $45

Print Edition $25

Complete Set (Printed) $75

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