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ANU Roundtable | Teaching South Asian Languages in 2020 anu online education pedagogy roundtable sanskrit Sep 21, 2020

Australian National University Roundtable: Teaching South Asian Languages in 2020

Leading members of the Yogic Studies Team, Seth Powell and Dr. Antonia Ruppel, were recently interviewed at the ANU Roundtable for South Asian Languages among other scholars in the field before gathering for ...

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Profile | Yogic Studies Founder & JSIS Grad Seth Powell academia jsis university of washington yoga yogicstudies Sep 10, 2020

Yogic Studies Founder and Director Seth Powell was recently interviewed at his alma mater, the University of Washington, where he completed his MA in Comparative Religion with a focus on Sanskrit and South Asian Religions in 2014. 

Click here to read more about his experience at...

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Podcast | Seth Powell on the New Books in Hindu Studies new books in hindu studies online education podcast raj balkaran śivayogapradīpikā Aug 04, 2020

YS Founder and Director Seth Powell was recently interviewed by Dr. Raj Balkaran for the New Books in Hindu Studies Podcast. Listen below for a rich discussion of Seth's doctoral work on the 15th-century Śivayogapradīpikā, new developments in Hindu and Yoga studies, and the...

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Introducing the Yogic Studies Podcast news podcast May 11, 2020

 

It is with great excitement to announce the launch of our latest venture, The Yogic Studies Podcast! This Podcast has been a long-time in the making, and the timing was finally right to bring this project to fruition. 

The Yogic Studies Podcast, hosted by Seth Powell, will offer...

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Seth Powell and Chase Bossart on Yoga Talks Podcast debate jbrownyoga podcast pātañjalayogaśāstra sanskrit sanskrittranslation svadhyaya viveka yogadebate yogahistory yogaonline yogaphilosophy yogasutras yogatalks yogatalkspodcast yogateachers Jan 06, 2020

Seth Powell and Chase Bossart come together with J Brown on his Yoga Talks podcast for an in-depth debate and inquiry into the nature and substance of Patañjali’s Yogasūtras.

They discuss whether the Sūtras and their commentary are written by the same person, differing views on what...

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Yogic Studies Now on Mobile App kajabi mobile app online courses online education Nov 12, 2019

Introducing the Kajabi Mobile App

Kajabi, which is the web-based software we use and love to power Yogic Studies, has just recently launched their new mobile app. This means that students can now access and stream all of their Yogic Studies content right on your favorite iOS or Android...

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Mindful Strength Podcast | Ep. 130 Seth Powell: Bringing Yoga Philosophy to Life definitions of yoga kathryn bruni-young mindful strength podcast modern postural yoga podcast yoga history yoga philosophy yoga strap yogapaṭṭa Nov 04, 2019

 

Seth was recently featured on Kathryn Bruni-Young's Mindful Strength Podcast.

Episode 130. Seth Powell: Bringing Yoga Philosophy to Life

In this wide-ranging conversation, Seth and Kathryn talk about what yoga is, how we can define it, what yoga isn’t and some of the problems with our...

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YS 102 Preview | The Story of Rishi Singh Gherwal american yoga early modern yoga hatha yoga philip deslippe rishi singh gherwal May 09, 2019

Rishi Singh Gherwal demonstrating uḍḍīyāna bandha. From Complete Yoga, September 1937. From the collection of the Philip Deslippe.

 

The above black and white photograph depicts a fascinating yet lesser-known figure in the history yoga’s early transmission from India to the...

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What is the Bhagavad Gītā? A Preview of YS 202 bhagavadgītā bhakti indian philosophy kṛṣṇa online courses Mar 25, 2019

 

Approaching the Gītā

The Bhagavad Gītā, the "Song of the Lord"—or simply the Gītā, as it is affectionately known—is many things. At approximately 700 verses, spread across 18 chapters, it is first and foremost, an “epic” poem, situated within the sixth...

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Happy Mahāśivarātri 2019 from Yogic Studies! aṣṭāṅgayoga haṭhayoga mahāśivarātri rājayoga translation Śivayoga Śivayogapradīpikā Mar 04, 2019

Image source: Śivaliṅga at Elephanta (photo Seth Powell).

 

Today is Mahāśivarātri, the great night of the celebration of Śiva, which is celebrated by millions of Hindus, Śaivas, and Yogis, around the world. Śiva is often conceived as the archetypal yogi, and the great Lord of Yoga (...

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How to Use Online Sanskrit Dictionaries Tutorial (Video + PDF) digital sanskrit sanskrit sanskrit dictionaries sanskrit tools tutorial video Feb 21, 2019

 

 


Click here to download this tutorial and workflow as a PDF

Note: this PDF was generated on Feb 19, 2019 using Mac OS Mojave 10.14 and Chrome


 

Getting Started

There are many different methods and tools for utilizing Sanskrit dictionaries. Each student or scholar...

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How to Type Transliterated Sanskrit with Diacritics in Mac OSX (Video + PDF) diacritics mac osx sanskrit sanskrit for yogis sanskrit tools sanskrit typing tutorial video Feb 15, 2019

 

 


Click here to download this tutorial and workflow as a PDF

Note: this PDF workflow was generated on Feb 14, 2019 using Mac OS Mojave 10.14


 

Getting Started

There are various schemes for transliterating Sanskrit (as well as Pāli, Hindi, etc.) into Roman characters....

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