Sample Lessons

These lessons were recorded by American Sanskrit Founder, Vyaas Houston. There is one lesson sample from each level of study: Introduction, Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced.

LEARN-A-VERSE BY HEART

In a few minutes, a gem of clarity and inspiration can be yours to sing, chant or contemplate whenever the moment's right. The easy flow and sweet sounds of Sanskrit stay with you with occasional repetitions for years to come. Here by listening to the audio file, you're taught the melody, rhythm, and pronunciation while seeing the text and meaning.
(follow link to verses)

INTRODUCTORY LESSON

"A" the First Letter -- The Heart of Sanskrit
(diagram from Sanskrit Atlas 1.0)

BEGINNING LESSON

Learning the Proto-endings by Heart -- A Key to Quickly Mastering Basic Sanskrit
(diagram from Sanskrit Atlas 1.0)

INTERMEDIATE LESSON

Yoga Sutras - I.2 -- Chanting and Grammar
(audio sample and page references from Sanskrit Atlas 1.0 Yoga Sutras Course)

ADVANCED LESSON

The Shiva Sutras of Panini: Formulas for Mastering the Alphabet
(audio sample from Sanskrit Atlas 1.0 Panini Course)