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  • The Language of Yoga – Paperback Edition was released in May 2020. Instead of CDs this has a link at the top of the Table of Contents to download the audio MP3 files. The previous edition with CDs is still available here but will go out of print once sold out.
  • Online classes now count towards RYT: The new Yoga Alliance standards now allow online classes on yoga philosophy etc. as part of the RYT training. Sanskrit Sounds offers this by live webinar and eventually as recorded video.
  • The big box set (Yoga Sutras: An Essential Guide to the Heart of Yoga Philosophy) has been out of print since 2019. The audio portion is available on CDs or MP3 here. The book will republished as The Yoga Sutras Desk Reference in late 2021.

Sanskrit Chant Packs Available

Chant packs are themed groups of chants available for download. Each pack includes individual and led chants, as well as a PDF booklet.



Top 10 Most Mispronounced Sanskrit Words.


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  • 108 Sanskrit Flash Cards

    108 Sanskrit Flashcards


    Learn how to read, write and pronounce the Sanskrit alphabet. 108 color-coded cards with accompanying audio CD specifically designed to organically step you through the letters in alphabetical order, then letters with vowels, and finally words.

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  • The Language of Ayurveda

    The Language of Ayurveda


    Ayurveda vocabulary audio/visual reference with over 850 Sanskrit terms relating to Ayurveda. Includes 9 invocation chants, 15 verses on Ayurveda, reference tables and separate English and Sanskrit indices.

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    The Language of Yoga


    Learn how to read, write and pronounce over 200 asana names and over 300 Sanskrit terms relating to yoga. Includes 7 chants, asana names in alphabetical order and separate tracks for Ashtanga sequences.

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  • The Path of the Yoga Sutras

    The Path of the Yoga Sutras: A Practical Guide to the Core of Yoga


    It doesn’t take long for those new to yoga to experience how impactful this practice can be in every area of their lives. To help us explore and embody the full potential of yoga, The Path of the Yoga Sutras is an indispensable guide for applying the wisdom of Patañjali’s Yoga Sutras to our modern lives.

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OM shanti shanti shanti in Devanagari
Om Śāntiḥ Śāntiḥ Śāntiḥ