Category Archives: Sanskrit

Cultivating Japa as a Relationship

Cultivating Japa as a Relationship

harekrishna-mahamantraIn this interview, Prentiss Alter explains that japa (chanting or silent repetition of a mantra) essentially is a relationship. He explains four components of alignment that help guide the practitioner into relationship, communication and connection. That’s why, even for a … Full Story

Annotated Sanskrit to English Yoga Glossary

An annotated Yoga glossary focused mainly on Patanjali’s  Yoga Sutras and Hatha Yoga in general. Yoga Sutras references are displayed by Roman numerals (chapter numbers) followed by standard numerals indicating chapter and verse references. This is an ongoing work in … Full Story

Sanskrit: The Language of Meditation

Sanskrit: The Language of Meditation

a129Among the many marvelous gifts of the Sanskrit language is a rich spectrum of terminology that defines with impeccable precision a world of vision and clarity that opens through yoga and meditation. Without this, the already difficult journey to self-knowledge … Full Story