Vedic Chanting: a
Yoga of Sound
In the practice of yoga, we place our attention
primarily on bodily
sensations and breath.
the focus of our attention is placed on special sounds called
"Mantras". Mantras are universal
seeds of wisdom
that can illuminate the path of all true seekers.
These special and sacred sounds have been
generations in the exact form they were originally received in.
When chanted in their original form,
they serve to purify our whole system at a deep level and
In Introductory Mantra Yoga classes, our first intention is to
impart correct pronunciation and intonation of mantras. This is
done collectively through call and response
in a supportive group setting. Your own voice is supported by the voice
of the group. The meaning of the mantras is presented in a
universal way. Along with the art of Vedic Chanting, you also
learn how to use mantras as a support for meditation. This may help you
start identifying or refining your personal intention for
practice of Mantra yoga does not require prior knowledge of
sanskrit. Vedic chanting only uses three notes. It is a joyful practice
which brings us closer to spirit.
new Introductory course will be offered in the Fall, on Wednesday
Evenings 7:15 to 8:15 PM, starting September 9th,
class is free. Tuition for the other five classes is $50.
This is an ongoing class for
people who have learned the basics
of Vedic Chanting. Dates TBA.