Amrita School of Ayurveda is organizing a two day workshop on ‘Magic & Logic of Sanskrit’ for the students by Dr. Sampathananda Mishra, Director, Sriaurobindo Foundation for Indian Culture at Aurobindo society, Pondichery.

Venue: Amriteshwari Hall, Amrita School of Ayurveda
Inauguration : 9.00 AM - 9.30 AM

Programme Schedule

Date 09.30 to 10.30am 10.40 to 11.40am 12.00 to 01.00pm Lunch 2.00 to 3.00pm 3.05 to 4.00pm 4.15 to 5.00pm
21.08   Thursday Sanskrit – A Key to the Heart of India Let us Speak Sanskrit Wonders of Sanskrit Alphabet (1)   Let us Speak Sanskrit System of Root-sounds Mantra Yoga
22.08 Friday Srimad Bhagavad Gita Let us Speak Sanskrit Rhythms of Sanskrit Metres   Let us Speak Sanskrit Open session conclusion

Sessions Summary

Sanskrit –A key to the Heart of India: In this session one explores the greatness of identity between Sanskrit and India’s life, thought and culture. It deals with the role of Sanskrit in maintaining the cultural unity of India.

Let’s Speak Sanskrit:  Here, while learning conversational Sanskrit in the most direct and natural ways, one experiences the beauty and charm of Sanskrit through many entertaining modes.

Wonders of Sanskrit Alphabet: Here one learns the systematic and scientific nature of the phonetic system of Sanskrit language. It also tries to give an experience of Pranayama through the sounds of Sanskrit.

System of Root-sounds: A proper investigation of many Sanskrit words shows that in Sanskrit a word is not a conventional symbol for an idea, but itself the parent and the creator of ideas. Here one learns about the transparent system of formation of words from the root-sounds, one of the important factors that makes Sanskrit an ever creative language.

Mantrayoga: The importance of Mantra Yoga lies in the fact that it helps improving all human activities and mantra connects us with the whole life. Here one learns the principles of right and effective way of chanting, reciting and reading Sanskrit Mantras.  Rules are explained and later illustrated by examples.

Sanskrit for Children: Here one comes know about the effective and natural ways of teaching Sanskrit to the children. 

Srimad Bhagavad Gita: This is an introduction to the Gita through a multi-media presentation. This CD is meant not just for spiritual seekers, philosophers, researchers, but for people of all age groups, nations, beliefs, who want to know what the Gita has to say and wish to understand its true spiritual essence.

Rhythms of Sanskrit Metres: The aim here is to make the participants familiar with the principles of Sanskrit Chandas. Here one also learns various aspects of Sanskrit Chandas and their deeper values. It explains the applicability of the Chandas by linking the study of Metrics with healing, with Pranayama, with Nature, with Music, with Mathematics, with the philosophy of creation etc.

Open Session: Anyone can participate in this session to get a taste of Sanskrit.

Event Details
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2014-08-21 09:30 to 2014-08-22 16:00

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