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Veda chanting essentials

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Beginner
In this course, you will learn the very essentials of Veda recitation to get you started. While this is a vast topic, this course gives a new student the basics to get started as well as learn the Gāyatrī mantra along with its meaning. This is a fr…
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Vedic Chanting Introduction

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Beginner
Veda recitation is a sacred and ancient oral practice of chanting the mantras of the Veda revealed to the Vedic Seers following a strict framework of rules, the knowledge of which has been passed on from teacher to student over millennia. …
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Invocatory Prayers

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Beginner
Mantras chanted at the beginning of your practice invoking the blessings of Gaṇapati and Sarasvatī for an obstacle free and wisdom filled practice.…
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45,00
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Veda chanting – Foundation course

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Beginner
With blessings from my family and teachers, I bring you this course on the principles of Vedic Chanting for beginners. You will learn all the important rules of Vedic phonetics. Starting with a thorough introduction to the Sanskrit syllables to a com…
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197,00
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Gāyatrī Upāsana

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Intermediate
For countless generations in India, this mantra of Ṛṣi Viśvāmitra is being repeated with an unquestioned faith in the sacred character of the origin and certainty of its efficacy. It forms one part of an elaborate daily practice of Hindus cal…
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49,00
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Mantrapuṣpam

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Beginner
With seemingly simple rhythmic and repetitive words, this mantra in fact conveys a much deeper symbolic message of the blossoming potency of the Supreme Truth.…
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110,00
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Hymn of divine enjoyment – Bhāgya Sūktam

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Intermediate
From the seventh Maṇḍala of the Ṛg Veda dedicated entirely to the mantras of Ṛṣi Vaṣiṣṭha, Bhāgya Sūktam is a morning mantra also known as prātaḥ sūktam or morning hymn. Let us call Bhaga, who is strong and victorious, …
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125,00
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Devī Sūktam – the sound of Truth

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Intermediate
A stunning hymn from the Ṛg Veda where the Ṛṣika (woman Seer) identifies completely with her object of meditation & worship. An ātmastuti or a hymn in praise of the Self. Through 5 structured self-paced lessons, you will be able to learn the 8…
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125,00
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Puruṣa Sūktam

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Intermediate
The Puruṣa is consciousness, caitanya, the truth of the unmanifest. This Puruṣa is presented in a hymn of praise in this popular Ṛg Veda mantra, which is a description of the Puruṣa. We repeat the glory of Īśvara everyday by chanting…
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175,00
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Nārāyaṇa Upaniṣat

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Intermediate
The Nārāyaṇa upaṇiṣat unfolds the upāsana (meditative means) of reaching Nārāyaṇa and asserts that all humans, ṛṣi-s (visionary poets) and all beings are born from and resolve into Nārāyaṇa.…
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Bhū Sūktam – Hymn to Mother Earth

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Intermediate
The context of this hymn is the preparation of the fire altar for the Yajña (fire ritual). The base of the altar as well as bricks and stones used in this preparation is earth. If the Yajña is symbolic of our life journey, mother earth forms the ve…
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125,00
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Viṣṇu Sūktam

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Intermediate
Viṣṇu creates the path by which we can reach Nārāyaṇa, the source, the truth of who we are. Viṣṇu manifests the universe, unveils its laws and maintains the universe under these laws. Learning this hymn is akin to aligning ourselves with …
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Gaṇeśa Sūktam – Ṛg Veda

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Intermediate
A comprehensive course to learn the very special and powerful Gaṇeśa Sūktam, a mantra from the Ṛg Veda recited to invoke Gaṇapati, bringing forth our best inner resources to work through obstacles on our spiritual path.…
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125,00
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Śrī Rudrapraśnaḥ

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Advanced
A highly structured course to learn the "Namakam" part of the Śrī Rudram with complete Vedic phonetics and multiple learning resources to accompany your sādhana.…
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Camakapraśnaḥ

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Advanced
Swami Dayananda Saraswati says “Suppose Bhagavān were to appear in front of you and ask what you want, you simply chant the Camakam!!”…
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Veda Knowledge Series

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Advanced
A collection of 6 classes on all the theoretical concepts that unpin the practice of Veda chanting. These classes were taught through webinars during the COVID lockdown between April & June 2020. The recordings of these webinars are available for vie…
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Deities of the Vedas

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Advanced
This is a course of 5 recorded webinars to understand more deeply the gods of the Veda-s or the Devatā-s. A deep understanding of spirituality, interpreted in a broad sense, is not possible without a good understanding of the nature and the role of …
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Overview of the Vedas

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Advanced
This is a course of 4 recorded webinars presenting a comprehensive overview of the Veda-s. Through structured presentations, illustrations and examples, this course will unfold the arrangement and content of these 4 divisions of the Vedas: Ṛg, Yaju…
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Teacher Training Program 2022-2023

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Advanced
A teacher training certification to skill future teachers through a rigourous selection, training and preparation process which covers both mantras from the Veda as well as the Hindu daily prayer tradition. …
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Yā Devī Sarvabhūteṣu

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Beginner
In the 5th chapter of the Devī Mahātmyam, the inspiring hymn yā devī saravabhūteṣu is presented. In this adoration, the devā-s offer salutations again and again, to the Devī who is in all beings as consciousness, intelligence, sleep, hunger,…
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49,00
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Nakṣatra Sūktam

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Intermediate
Learn this hymn from the Taittirīya Brāhmaṇa in praise of the 28 constellations or Nakṣatras which are a key element of Vedic Jyotiṣa.…
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Narasiṃha Kavacam

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Beginner
Narasiṃha is the fourth incarnation of Lord Viṣṇu in the Daśāvatāra (10 incarnations), the unmistakable and fierce (ugra) manifestation as part lion & part man. The story of Prahlāda, the slaying of Hiraṇyakaśipu and restoration of dharm…
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70,00
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Prātaḥ smaraṇam (śaṅkarācārya)

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Beginner
This morning prayer of only three verses, directs our mind, speech and body to the Absolute. Chanted in the morning, dawn becomes the outer symbol of our inner awakening and sets the tone for how the rest of the day could potentially unfold for us.…
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49,00
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Guru stotram – Gurupūrṇimā

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Beginner
The very popular śloka, gururbrahmā gururviṣṇuḥ gururdevo maheśvaraḥ forms part of the Guru Stotram, a composition presented in the Guru Gītā. It is considered the means to connect with one’s personal Guru and understand the Guru princ…
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49,00
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Hanumān stuti

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Beginner
The very popular śloka, gururbrahmā gururviṣṇuḥ gururdevo maheśvaraḥ forms part of the Guru Stotram, a composition presented in the Guru Gītā. It is considered the means to connect with one’s personal Guru and understand the Guru princ…
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39,00
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Veda Theory Masterclass – 1

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Intermediate
The Vedas are the oldest spiritual works of ancient India. Many Indic knowledge systems consider it as authority and forms the foundation of their respective practices. Revealed to the brilliant Ṛṣi-s (Seers) of Vedic times, these collections of…
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Veda Theory Masterclass – 2

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Intermediate
The Vedas are the oldest spiritual works of ancient India. Many Indic knowledge systems consider it as authority and forms the foundation of their respective practices. Revealed to the brilliant Ṛṣi-s (Seers) of Vedic times, these collections of…
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Śraddhā Agni & Medhā sūktam (2023)

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Intermediate
We are happy to offer three important sūktam-s in a combination of self-practice and live classes + homework. Studying these sūktam-s prepares one suitably for more advanced courses like Rudram or the Teacher Training program. Through these sūkt…
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Teacher training program (2024)

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Advanced
A teacher training certification to skill future teachers through a rigourous selection, training and preparation process which covers both mantras from the Veda as well as the Hindu daily prayer tradition. …
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