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Sanskrit, “the language of the gods,” is the language in which India’s soul is reflected. Sanskrit as a language is fully conscious of itself and its importance extends beyond being just a language. Sanskrit embodies a wealth of knowledge and wisdom across various disciplines. We cannot claim to study India without spending some time exploring and studying one of India’s most significant contribut Read More….

Lingashtakam

Lord Shiva is the lord of all beings and he is the lord o all Gurus. Lord Shiva is the Mahayogi and the embodiment of mercy, love and compassion. The glory of lord Shiva is indescribable. The Lingashtakam depicts the glory of Lord Shiva. Listen to the beautiful chantings by Anusha Gayathri and Asha.

Source: Sri Aurobindo Society, Puducherry.

Sri Aurobindo, the philosopher and Indian nationalist taught the principles of matter, life and mind and also for the evolution of consciousness. Sundararupam Chidatmakam is part of the series ‘Prarthana- A Music Offering to Sri Aurobindo and the Mother.’ It represents a symbolic prayer to Sri Aurobindo as the divine.

Source: Sri Aurobindo Society, Puducherry.

The Wonder that is Sanskrit contains two CDs: Devabhasha and Ashtavadhanam. They present the wonders of Sanskrit to even those who have had no previous contact with the language. Presented in an easy and fluid manner, here are interesting aspects of the Sanskrit language and highlights of the great creative genius of the Indian culture.

Source: Sri Aurobindo Society, Puducherry.

Confluence of the Vedas, i.e. Rigveda, Yajurveda, Samaveda and Atharvaveda have been preserved through unique mnemonic techniques, distinctive and ancient features, and rituals and have been handed down orally as a living tradition. Listen to the chantings of the sacred mantras of the Rigveda and Yajurveda by the Nambudiri tradition of Kerala and the Yajurveda tradition of Puducherry.

Source: Sri Aurobindo Society, Puducherry.

The Soul is immortal. In the Srimadbhagavadgita, Lord Krishna proclaims ‘This is not born, nor does it die, nor is it a thing that comes into being once and passing away will never come into being again. It is unborn, ancient, sempiternal; it is not slain with the slaying of the body.’ Gita, 2/20 Interpretation by Sri Aurobindo.

Source: Sri Aurobindo Society, Puducherry.

Samskritam

Sanskrit is the language in which India’s soul is reflected and expressed. Sanskrit as a language is fully conscious of itself, it can also be a means to become more conscious of our experiences, feelings and thoughts. We cannot claim to study India without spending some time on exploring and studying one of India’s most significant contributions to the humanity –Sanskrit language. We focus on developing a sound appreciation of some key aspects of Sanskrit, considered as the source of many other languages of the world.

Subhashita

  • समानो मन्त्रः समितिः समानी
    (Rigveda 10,191,3)
    Common Mantra have all these, a common gathering to union.

    ईशा वास्यमिदं सर्वं यत्किञ्च जगत्यां जगत् । (Ishopanishad, 1)
    All this is for habitation1 by the Lord, whatsoever is individual universe of movement in the universal motion.

    अहं ब्रह्मास्मि ।
    (Brihadaranyaka Upanishad 1.4.10)
    I am Brahman.

    तत्त्वमसि।
    (Chandogya Upanishad 6.8.7)
    That Thou Art.

    समत्वं योग उच्यते ।
    (Srimadbhagavadgita, 2/48)
    Equanimity is called Yoga.

    अजो नित्य: शाश्वतोऽयं पुराणो ।
    (Srimadbhagavadgita, 2/20)
    The soul is without birth, eternal, immortal, and ageless.

    उत्तिष्ठत, जाग्रत, प्राप्य वरान्निबोधत ।
    (Kathopanishad, 1.3.14)
    Arise, awake, find out the great ones and learn of them;
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