BEGINNERS Series

VEDIC CHANTING  
- FREE Introduction with Subhanu Saxena

This is a FREE webinar to introduce the 1-term Vedic Chanting short-course available here
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Dates & Times

Free Introduction
Saturday 11th September: 13:00 - 14:00

WHAT WE WILL COVER:

RIG VEDA

Selected mantras from the Rig Veda: to include The Gayatri Mantra, Triyambaka Mantra, Samjñāna Suktam, the final hymn of unity of the Rig Veda . Chanting and meaning analysis .

YAJUR VEDA

Selected mantras from the Yajur Veda: Samhita mayi medhām , Brahmanam Agnir me Vachi, Aranyaka: Discussion of the Pancha Mahāyajña mantras , the journey from external to inner yajña

VEDANTA

Learning the fundamental method of the Vedanta, Adhyāropa-apavāda, through the opening verses of Bhrigu Valli from the Taittirīya Upanishad . Chanting and analysis, including an introduction to the basic principles of Advaita Vedanta of Shankaracharya’s tradition 

INSIGHT INTO ANCIENT KNOWLEDGE SYSTEMS

Some of the oldest texts in the world, the Vedas literally mean 'knowledge' and have come down through centuries mainly through the oral tradition.

The 4 Vedas are the Rig Veda, Yajur Veda, Sama Veda, and Atharvana Veda. The vedanta schools mainly delve into the spiritual, philosophical and metaphysical aspects of life.

 The sessions will focus on some of the key mantras. 
Each class will be practical; students will learn to chant the mantras with the correct pronunciation and intonation, learn about the origin of the mantras, and understand the meaning.
Lesson series

AT A GLANCE

Through the course, you will gain an insight into :
  • The Vedic knowledge system
  • The art of Chanting Mantras
  • Essential Mantras with pronunciation and meaning
  • Practical, Comprehensive approach to chanting
  • Significance of the oral tradition
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Is this course for me?

  • This course is ideal for beginners. 
  • If you are interested in Vedic chants and the Vedanta tradition, this is the right place to start.
  • You are a student of Sanskrit and are looking to explore ancient Vedic texts.

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Meet the instructor

SUBHANU SAXENA

Subhanu Saxena is a widely experienced business leader who has held executive level roles in some of the world's largest corporations. He is currently a Director at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and managing partner at New Rhein Healthcare Private Equity.
Outside his business interests, Subhanu is passionate about Sanskrit, which he began studying at The Bhavan in his early 20's and the philosophy of India's ancient texts, and has trained extensively in the Vedas and Vedanta with scholars form the Sanskrit speaking village of Mattur in Karnataka, India.
Subhanu is also an executive committee member of the Bhavan.

Patrick Jones - Course author