The oral tradition of Vedic chanting has been declared an intangible heritage of humanity by UNESCO. It is an oldest attempt to preserve knowledge. Human intellect is made an instrument for the preservation of texts. It is an extraordinary effort of memorization through elaborately worked out mnemonic methods.
There are two categories of types of recitation of the Vedas - प्रकृति (prakr̥ti) – In the original form – संहिता पद क्रम (saṁhitāpada krama) विकृति (vikr̥ti)
Books discussed in above video - - A Higher Sanskrit Grammar – M. R. Kale (needs to be studied with a teacher) - Prathamam Kusumam (Marathi language book) by Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth Publication - Sanskrit Grammar books by Dr. Pushpa Dixit
Music is one of the most popular ways to take your thoughts to the masses. You don't need to know the language of the song to understand the music - such is the magic of music. Even in case of Sanskrit language, some creative people thought that best way to connect the past to present could be music!
Various artists on YouTube are creating Sanskrit versions of the songs that are very amusing to watch. Here is a list of such popular Sanskrit versions of the song!
To learn a new language is an exciting task to take up but also a tough nut to crack. But that does not mean you have to miss out on this rewarding skill. So here is a proven technique that will make this experience easy. The point here is to put yourself in such a situation where you have ample exposure for growth. If you place yourself in situations where you get the chance to speak or write the language, you will grow better in learning that language.
The word yoga is derived from the root Yuj (युज्) which means to join. Connecting yourself to the God is yoga. The commentary of Vyasa on Yoga sutra, named Vyasbhashya, defines yoga as Samadhi - a state of intense concentration achieved through meditation. The composer of Yogasutra is Patanjali who was also a grammatician. The yoga of Patanjali is known as Patanjalyoga or Rajayoga. This Rajayoga is the theme of Patanjali’s entire scripture namely Yogasutram.
World knocks on the doors of age of experiencing things from age of information. Virtual reality is one such thing that can dominate the future! Here we created a small virtual museum from the posts of our Instagram. Have a look!
Samskrit is not just a language but a key to the treasure of vast knowledge and experience since eternity. Completely new dimension of understanding can open up for the one who knows this Language. Let's look at a few myths and realities of Samskrit worth understanding for people curious about this language.
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Many times it becomes difficult to type in languages other than English. Specially, when it comes to Sanskrit or other Indian languages, many people get tangled up with fonts, installing software and lots of other mess! Lets take a look at how you can use Devanagari script on your PC and android phone. Here, I'll explain a method using which you will be writing in Sanskrit (Devanagari font) within 5 minutes!
Sanskrit, the classical language of India, has a charm of its own. Lot of people want to learn this language for a variety of reasons. Maybe to understand culturally rich Veda-s, ancient books, drama-s or to read history. We arranged a webinar on 22nd November to help people understand how to get started with learning Sanskrit.