Yogic Studies news, writings, interviews, media, and other vṛttis.
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!
Join Dr. Antonia Ruppel for an exploration of her newest Sanskrit publication on the New Books Network, hosted by Dr. Raj Balkaran. Listen below or follow this link.
An Introductory Sanskrit Reader: Improving Reading Fluency (Brill, 2021) aims to help students start reading original Sanskrit literature. When we study ancient languages, there often is quite a gap between introductory, grammar-based classes and independent reading of original texts. This Reader bridges that gap by offering complete grammar and vocabulary notes for 40 entertaining, thought-provoking or simply...
April 5, 2021 Yogic Studies Founder and Director, Seth Powell, has announced the launch of Buddhist Studies Online, a sister school to Yogic Studies focussed on the exploration of Buddhist history, philosophy, and practice through high-quality, accessible, affordable courses.
"BSO aims to bridge the gap between the meditation cushion and the academy. We offer online courses and trainings on the history, philosophy, and languages of Buddhism—seeking the balance between the highest standards in academic scholarship, yet readily accessible, affordable, and meaningful for the...