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Vidya Subramanian Academy

Online Sanskrit (Language & Sloka) and Tamil (Language & Chants) Classes

Vidya Subramanian Academy offers online Tamil & Sanskrit language classes as well as Sanskrit Sloka & Tamil Chants - recitation lessons for students of all ages and levels.

Please email vidyasubramanian.music@gmail.com for more info or to schedule a free trial lesson.

Check out our 8th Student Showcase exclusively featuring our sloka students! Theme: A Garland of Slokas

Vol 1 - Click to access: https://youtu.be/RYqhjDALGT0

Vol 2 - Click to access: https://youtu.be/1qUsZCfHCSs


All classes conducted over the Internet using Skype

  • Free trial session
  • Classes taught by teachers with high proficiency in Sanskrit (modules 1-6) and Tamil (modules 7-16)
  • Fee for entire module payable in advance after trial
  • Students given script in English and Devanagari (modules 1-6) / Tamil (modules 7-16) as well as reference audio for all slokas/chants in the selected module
  • Students may attend individually or in groups. For group lessons, students have to be present at a single location at the designated time
  • Class timings to be finalized during trial
  • If syllabus is completed ahead of schedule, the remaining sessions may be utilized to learn other slokas
  • Students can opt to repeat the same or sign up for a different module upon completion of a module
  • No refunds


     

    Sanskrit and Tamil Language Lessons

    Our team of student friendly teachers has advanced degrees in Sanskrit and Tamil. The actual content of the live online lessons (emphasis may be on spoken, literary, writing) is customized to suit the student's interest. We work with all levels of students, and are happy to structure the course as a long term one or a short term module depending on your goals.

     


     

    Sanskrit Slokas and Tamil Chant Lessons

    Students may sign up for any one or more of 16 different modules.

    Module 1 General beginner slokas – 2 parts of 16 sessions of 30 min each

    Students signing up for Module 1 will be taught the following in sub-module 1A:

    1. Simple, easy to learn slokas on various deities - Vinayaka, Saraswathi, Subrahmanya, Rama, Krishna, Devi, Siva, Hanuman, Raghavendra, Adi Sankara, Hayagriva, Dakshinamurti.

    2. Slokas that are recited at specific times such as before going out,while taking food, while studying, before going to bed, before writing exams and so on.

    3. Ashtakams like Totakaashtakam , Krishnaashtakam , Madhuraashtakam, Sudarshanaashtakam, Achutaashtakam and Ganeshapancharatnam (any two Ashtakams of the student’s choice)

    Students signing up for Module 1 will be taught the following in sub-module 1B:

    4. Ashtakams and Panchakams like - Gananayakashtakam, Subrahmanya Panchakam/Ashtakam, Siva Panchakshara stotram, Margabandhu stotram, Guruvatapureesha Pancharatnam, Hanumath Ashtakam, Sastha Ashtakam (Harivarasanam...), Devi Ashtakams

    Module 2 Bhagavad Gita – 16 sessions of 30 min each

    Students may opt to learn any of the following 8 sub-modules (Gita Chapter combinations) in Module 2.

    1. Chapters 1 and 10

    2. Chapters 2 and 12

    3. Chapters 3, 4 and 14

    4. Chapters 5 and 6

    5. Chapters 9, 13 and 15

    6. Chapters 11 and 16

    7. Chapters 7, 8, and 17

    8. Chapter 18, phalashruti & Geeta Arati

    On completion of each sub-module, student may sign up for another set of Chapters from Module 2.

    Module 3 Vishnu Sahasranamam – 24 sessions of 30 min each

    Students signing up for Module 3 will be taught to recite the complete set of Vishnu Sahasranamam slokas.

    Module 4 Lalitha Sahasranamam – 24 sessions of 30 min each

    Students opting for Module 4 will be taught to recite the complete set of Lalitha Sahasranamam slokas.

    Module 5 Special slokas – 16 sessions of 30 min each

    Students signing up for Module 5 will be taught the following:

    1. Kanakadharastotram

    2. Aadityahrudayam

    3. One Ashtakam from the following options - Totakaashtakam , Krishnaashtakam , Madhuraashtakam, Sudarshanaashtakam, Achutaashtakam and Ganeshapancharatnam

    Module 6 Soundaryalahari – 24 sessions of 30 min each

    Students signing up for Module 6 will be taught the entire set of Soundaryalahari slokas

    Module 7 Divya Prabandham Andal's Tiruppavai Chanting - 24 sessions of 30 min each

    Students signing up for Module 7 will be taught to chant the entire Tiruppavai set. This includes Tiruppaavai Thaniyans – 3 , Aandal’s Tiruppaavai – 1-30, Tiruppavai Vaazhi Tirunaamam – 2

    Module 8 Divya Prabandham Periyazhwar Tiruppallaandu - 16 sessions of 30 min each

    Students signing up for Module 8 will be taught to chant the following:

    Podhutthaniyans - 5 Periyazhwar Tirumozhi Thaniyans - 3

    Module 9 Divya Prabandham Periyazhwar Tirumozhi Pasurams - 16 sessions of 30 min each

    Students signing up for Module 9 will be taught to chant the following:

    Neeraattam – 10 Pucchuttal - 10 Kaappidal – 10

    Module 10 Divya Prabandham Thondaradippodi Azhwar Pasurams - 16 sessions of 30 min each

    Students signing up for Module 10 will be taught to chant the following:

    Thaniyans - 2 Thondaradippodi azhwar's Tiruppalliyezhucchi – 10

    Module 11 Divya Prabandham Tiruppaan Azhwar Pasurams - 16 sessions of 30 min each

    Students signing up for Module 11 will be taught to chant the following:

    Thaniyans – 2 Tiruppaanaazhwar’s Amalanaadhipiraan – 10

    Module 12 Divya Prabandham Madhurakavi Azhwar Pasurams - 16 sessions of 30 min each

    Students signing up for Module 12 will be taught to chant the following:

    Thaniyans – 2 Madhurakavi azhwar’s Kanninun Shirutthaambu – 11

    Module 13 Avvaiyar Aathichoodi - 16 sessions of 30 min each

    Students signing up for Module 13 will be taught to recite the Āathichoodi, a collection of 108 single-line quotations written by Avvaiyar, and organized in Tamil alphabetical order.

    Module 14 Avvaiyar Kondrai Vendan and Vetriverkai - 16 sessions of 30 min each

    Students signing up for Module 14 will be taught to recite the following:

    Avvaiyar Kondrai Vendan – comprising 91 verses, Vetriverkai by Athiveera Rama Pandian – 19 important moral teachings from this work

    Module 15 Ulaganidhi and Bharathiyar Aathichoodi - 16 sessions of 30 min each

    Students signing up for Module 15 will be taught to recite the following:

    Ulaganathar Ulaganidhi – 66 important teachings from this work

    Subramanya Bharathiyar Pudhiya Aathichoodi – 42 unique teachings from this work

    Module 16 Thiruvalluvar Tirukkural - 24 sessions of 30 min each

    Students signing up for Module 16 will be taught to recite 100 important couplets from the Tirukkural

     

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