International Sanskrit Examination Resource

2 Year Course 'Sanskrit: Language & Culture' 

Weekly online classes starting Saturday 24th April 2021, 15.30 - 17.30 UK time 

Learn Sanskrit, and deepen your understanding of Vedantic culture.

Discover more about the cultural and philosophical background of the Epics and the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali.

Chant Vedic peace prayers, Bhagavad Gita verses, and practise pronunciation of traditional terms used in Yoga. 

'As a yoga teacher it gave me confidence and authority in the various components of a class...' 'In practice, studying Sanskrit is studying the history, philosophy and ancient traditions of yoga.' testimonial from a British Wheel of Yoga trained teacher 

You will ...

- consolidate the alphabet first, then proceed step by step, guided by an expert

- understand concepts such as karma, sattva, citta, dharma, more deeply 

- opportunity for assessment of your basic abilities after 1 year

- have study set after each class for ongoing practice 

The course ...

- language and literature study plus chanting practice with the teacher

lessons are 2 hours in length (short break after first hour) for 12 weeks per Term, for 6 Terms 

- content tried and tested over 40 years to be manageable for all age groups

- everything that's needed for an IGCSE examination (exam itself is optional) overview

- user-friendly textbooks praised by children and adults alike (Stories of Krishna 1 & 2, The Story of Rama 1 & 2)

- endorsed by The British Wheel of Yoga and eligible for CPD points

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Course fee:'Early bird' £300 one-off payment for whole course if paid before February 20th. Otherwise, £330 whole course - see T&Cs for details. 4 published books will be needed for the first part of the course-- Stories of Krishna 1 & 2, The Story of Rama 1 & 2. You can order these from (allow time for postage). Some books are available from

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The teacher and the charity






Summer 2021

24.4.21 - 10.7.21


Autumn 2021

18.9.21 – 4.12.21 tbc


Spring 2022

15.1.22 – 2.4.22 tbc


Summer 2022

30.4.22 - 16.7.22 tbc


Autumn 2022

17.9.22 - 3.12.22 tbc


Spring 2023

14.1.23 - 1.4.23 tbc




Latest update 19.2.21