Sanskrit for Ayurvedic Practitioners 20 Hours

Curriculum

Introduction to Sanskrit Pronunciation and Classification of Sounds. Ganesha Gayatri Mantra.

Writing Devanagari Initial Vowels, writing Devanagari k​ aṇṭhya & ​tālavya​ ​& mūrdhanya ​consonants, and Sanskrit and Chanting in the ​Yoga Sutras​.

Writing Devanagari for ​dantya​ & ​oṣṭhya consonants, writing Devanagari for Antaḥstha & Ūṣman consonants. Four aims of life & Chanting ​Ca. Sū​ 1.15. Writing Special Characters ​jña​ and k​ ṣa. Writing vowels that appear after consonants.

Reading Devanagari of compound consonants. Transliterating ​Yoga Sutras ​1.1, 1.2, & 1.3 and ​Bhagavad Gita​ 6.5. Chanting the Prayer to Ganesha.

Reading & Writing Devanagari of compound consonants. Writing Devanagari practice. Chanting the Prayer to Saraswati.

Introduction to Sanskrit Morphology: Cases and Verb endings. Reading, writing, and translating simple Sanskrit sentences. Chanting to the Five ​Prāṇas.

More on Sanskrit Morphology: Cases and Verb endings. Chanting masculine and neuter nouns ending in -a. Reading, writing, and translating simple Sanskrit sentences. Transliterating and translating ​Vā. Sū​ 1.3 (Lineage of ​Āyurveda​) & 1.6 (Three D​ oṣas). Chanting the Prayer to the Guru.

Detailed description of all ​Vibhakti​-s (cases). Reading, writing, and translating simple Sanskrit sentences. Transliterating and translating ​Ca. Sū​. 1.41 (The Scope of ​Āyurveda​) and ​Vā. Sū​ 1.5 (The Branches of ​Āyurveda​). Chanting the Student-Teacher Prayer.

Chanting personal pronouns. Reading, writing, and translating simple Sanskrit sentences. Transliterating and translating Ca. Sū. 1.42 (Definitions & Synonyms of A​ yuḥ) and Ca. Sū. 7.3-4 (Suppression of Natural Urges). Chanting the Prayer to Dhanvantari.

Chanting Feminine Nouns in -ā. Reading, writing, and translating simple Sanskrit sentences. Transliterating and translating Va. Sū. 1.11 (Qualities of the ​Doṣas) and Su. Sū. 15.38 (Definition of Health). Chanting the Saraswati and Sun Gayatri Mantras. 

How You'll Learn
  • 10 weeks of comprehensive content
  • Exclusive online {members only} site
  • Weekly live lectures and presentation slides
  • Reading assignments
  • A supportive community of other students from around the world to provide support, network, connect, and share your experiences.
Your Teacher

Dr. Scott Roos, Ed.D., is a teacher of Ayurveda, Yoga, Yoga Philosophy, Vedic Astrology, and Sanskrit.​  

Schedule

1:00 – 3:00 pm EST on Thursdays

September 3, 17, 24
October 1, 8, 22, 29
November 5, 19
December 3

Time Commitment

Sanskrit for Ayurvedic Practitioners is a 20-hour course delivered over 10 2-hour lessons.  Students can expect weekly homework assignments in addition to the live lessons.

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