The Viniyoga of Veda Mantra Chanting Practice & Theory Modules Two-Three
– Exploring Veda Mantra Chanting as a Sacred Sādhana
The Art of Veda Mantra Modular Courses are limited to a maximum of five students to allow for a personalised approach, interactive teaching and in-depth transmission between teacher and student. It offers a student a 4 day course on the primary principles and teachings from T Krishnamacharya and TKV Desikachar on the Art of Yoga Chanting and Veda Mantra.
The Art of Veda Mantra Modular Courses are designed for interested students from any walk of life, or Yoga teachers and trainee teachers from any Yoga background, wanting in-depth training to learn to practice the Art of Veda Mantra Chanting for developing a Sacred Sādhana.
“There is something mysterious about Vedic chanting.
It is so simple that even people who don’t know music at all can practice it.
Many people who have never sung in their life are interested in it.”
– TKV Desikachar
They are presented with the aim of reflecting the fundamentals of Śrī T Krishnamacharya’s teaching, namely, transmission occurs through the direct experience of the teacher with the student’s personal practice and study Sādhana.
Based in the Cotswolds, it is a 4 day course intended for those students, having completed an Art of Sounding and Chanting Module One Workshop or Art of Sounding and Chanting Online eStudy Module One, wish to explore further the primary principles and teachings how they can inspire and guide our personal Chanting Sādhana or where relevant, our professional work in these areas for others.
“Holding the body steady, with the three (upper parts, chest, neck, head) erect,
causing the senses and the mind to enter the heart,
the wise person should cross by the boat of Mantra all the fear bringing streams of the mind.”
– Śvetāśvatara Upaniṣad Chapter 2 verse 8
The Art of Veda Mantra Chanting – Modules Two to Three Framework
The Art of Veda Mantra – Module Two Sacred Sādhana Course aims to offer further in-depth experiential training in learning the Veda Mantra Chanting through:
The Art of Veda Mantra – Module Two and Three Courses aim to offer further in-depth experiential training in Yoga Chanting and Veda Mantra through intensive Chanting practice days or weekends which build on the theory study and practice techniques learnt within the Art of Sounding and Chanting – Module One Workshop or the Art of Sounding and Chanting Online eStudy Module One.
Each meeting will be focused around Veda Mantra Chanting Practice with five sessions over each day offering around four-five hours Chanting experience to re-inforce the students personal understanding and skills for self practice between each weekend.
The Art of Veda Mantra Chanting – Modules Two to Three Topics
Each Module totals over 20 hours of tuition through working experientially with Veda Mantra Sacred Sādhana Teachings from the Veda and associated texts and opening and closing Dhyānam Śloka including:
The Module Two Veda Mantra Chanting Course Practice Focus is on:
The Module Three Veda Mantra Chanting Course Practice Focus is on:
The Art of Veda Mantra Chanting – Modules Two to Three Prerequisites, Duration, Timings, Fees and Booking
There will be either a single 4 day or two 2 day meetings spaced over three months. This is also a specialised learning intensive, so rather than fixing diary dates in advance each Course will be arranged once I have received around four applications from interested students.
If you are interested then please do feel free to contact me. From there I can advise you on the current state of the waiting list, advise you on when the next Course can be anticipated and talk over any questions you may have.
The days are on Saturday from 10.30-6.45 and Sunday from 9.00-2.00.
The 2022 fee is based on up to five students and will be £490 for each 4 day module.
The 2023 fee is based on up to five students and will be £500 for each 4 day module.
The 2024 fee is based on up to five students and will be £490 for each 4 day module.
For 2022 a deposit of £245 with the balance of £245 payable at the first meeting.
For 2023 a deposit of £250 with the balance of £250 payable at the first meeting.
For 2024 a deposit of £255 with the balance of £255 payable at the first meeting.
The deposit will not be refundable but will be offset against the total fee. All the Modular Course Fees must be paid for even if the student is unable to attend.
The fees are payable at each meeting and the cost includes a further Course manual, tuition, vegetarian lunch each day, all refreshments plus supper on the overnight evenings.
To book please contact Paul directly. Payment can be made by bank transfer. Please ask for bank details. Confirmation of your payment and place will be provided. All fees are non-returnable and non-transferable. In the case of the course not running, an acceptable alternative or a full refund will be offered.
The Art of Veda Mantra Chanting – Modules Two to Three Venue and Accommodation Options
All the weekends are based in the Cotswolds with a country setting and retreat atmosphere.
Do note that the fees will include refreshments and lunch and, if staying overnight, evening supper to help with costs. Thus, if you have arranged to stay overnight locally there is no need to incur any further costs, apart from your accommodation, until you leave.