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Building a working vocabulary of Sanskrit. Focus on the sounds of the Sutras

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  • Genesis Tree of Life Yoga & Wellness Center

    102-02 Metropolitan Avenue
    entrance on 71st Avenue, Lower Level
    Forest Hills, NY (map)

    40.710403 -73.850746

  • Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

    In this study group we will focus on learning key concepts in depth, and building a working vocabulary of the Sanskrit terms. There is also considerable focus on the sounds of the Sutras; it is in the sounds that we discover their life force, their prana. We will be reading through the sutra, and chanting it. In learning the sutras of Patanjali, we begin with a definition of its terms, continuing with a detailed insight, and a reference to all related sutras. We thus progress from an idea, to a statement, to an action becoming empowered by the inspirational ideas related to the terms,

    Yogi René has provided extensive commentary drawing from cross-cultural wisdom traditions as well as in keeping with the traditional commentary. In past years, the time for completing this course of study has taken from 1 ½ years to 3 years. This course is part of the Genesis Society Interfaith Studies program.

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