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Virtual Language Open House

Prospective language learners tuned in from all over the globe on April 12th, 2022 for a virtual language open house and meet-and-greet with Dr. Antonia Ruppel (Sanskrit), Dr. Rajiv Ranjan (Hindi), and Dr. Aleix Ruiz-Falqués (Pali). Together, they explored the online learning environment, language curriculum offerings, and pace of study for students engaging in Yogic Studies and Buddhist Studies Online language programs. 


If you are reading this after enrollment has closed, please keep an eye out for next year's enrollment periods in Spring of 2023!

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Yogic Studies Now on Mobile App

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 device.

We've had a chance to play around with it a bit, and while there is still room for improvement (e.g. the Quizzes are not yet accessible; coming soon), overall I think you'll agree that this is a really fantastic tool for us!

I invite you to download the app right here: ...

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What is the Bhagavad Gītā? A Preview of YS 202

 

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 book (parvan) of the great Mahābhārata, one of India’s and the world’s longest stories ever told; it is ancient Indian treatise adjudicating the ethics of battle and just war; an excursus on proper conduct (karma) and one’s moral and social duty (dharma) within the cosmic order. It is...

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