Course curriculum

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    • Class 1 - What is a syllable?

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    • Class 2 - Two Types of Syllables

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    • Assignment - Syllable counting

    • Class 3 - Laghu Syllables

    • Assignment - Laghu syllables

    • Class 4 - Guru Syllable N1 - long vowel

    • Class 5 - Guru Syllable N2 - anusvāra

    • Class 5 - Practice

    • Assignment - Anusvāra syllable

    • Class 6 - Guru Syllable N3 - visarga

    • Class 6 - Practice

    • Assignment - Visarga syllable

    • Class 7 - Guru N4 - "pause"

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    • Class 7 - Practice

    • Assignment - Guru N4 (pause)

    • Class 8 - Guru N4 - "fade-in"

    • Class 8 - Practice

    • Assignment - Guru N4 (fade-in)

    • Intermission

    • Class 9 - Guru N4 - nasals

    • Class 9 - Practice 1

    • Class 9 - Practice 2

    • Assignment - Guru N4 (nasals)

    • Class 10 - Guru N4 - sibilants

    • Class 10 - Practice 1

    • Class 10 - Practice 2

    • Assignment - Guru N4 (sibilants)

    • Class 11 - Guru N4 - 'R'

    • Class 11 - Practice 1

    • Class 11 - Practice 2

    • Assignment - Guru N4 ('R')

    • Syllables - Summary

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    • Introduction to Section #3

    • Verse meter & structure

    • Chanting "workouts" (or "walkthroughs")

    • 11 SYLLABLES - Indra- & Upendra-vajra

    • 11 - Suprabhātam - walkthrough

    • 11 - Suprabhātam - slides

    • 11 - Bāla-mukundāṣṭaka - walkthrough

    • 11 - Bāla-mukundāṣṭaka - slides

    • 12 SYLLABLES - Indra-vaṁśa

    • 12 - Three Bhāgavatam verses - walkthrough

    • 12 - Three Bhāgavatam verses - slides

    • 12 SYLLABLES - Bhujaṅga-prayāta

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    • 12 - Dāmodarāṣṭaka - walkthrough

    • 12 - Dāmodarāṣṭaka - slides

    • 12 - Śāradā-bhujaṅga - walkthrough

    • 12 - Śāradā-bhujaṅga - slides

    • 12 SYLLABLES - Toṭaka

    • 12 - Veṅkaṭeśvara-stotra - walkthrough

    • 12 - Veṅkaṭeśvara-stotra - slides

    • 14 SYLLABLES - Vasanta-tilaka

    • 14 - Brahma-saṁhitā - walkthrough

    • 14 - Brahma-saṁhitā - slides

    • 14 - Śiva-prātaḥ-smaraṇa - walkthrough

    • 14 - Śiva-prātaḥ-smaraṇa - slides

    • 15 SYLLABLES - Pañca-cāmara

    • 15 - Rādhā-kṛpā-kaṭākṣa - walkthrough

    • 15 - Rādhā-kṛpā-kaṭākṣa - slides

    • 15 - Gaṇeśa-pañcaratna - walkthrough

    • 15 - Gaṇesha-pañcaratna - slides

    • 17 SYLLABLES - Śikhariṇī

    • 17 - Jagannāthāṣṭaka - walkthrough

    • 17 - Jagannāthāṣṭaka - slides

    • 17 - Devy-aparādha-kṣamāpana - walkthrough

    • 17 - Devy-aparādha-kṣamāpaṇa - slides

    • 19 SYLLABLES - Śārdūla-vikrīḍita

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    • 19 - Three Devīs verses - walkthrough

    • 19 - Three Devī verses - slides

    • 19 - Rāma & Kṛṣṇa verses - walkthrough

    • 19 - Rāma & Kṛṣṇa verses - slides

    • 8 SYLLABLES - Anuṣṭubh

    • 8 - Gītā on samādhi - walkthrough

    • 8 - Gītā on samādhi - slides

    • 8 - Gītā on knowledge - walkthrough

    • 8 - Gītā on knowledge - slides

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    • 11 SYLLABLES - Dodhaka

    • 11 SYLLABLES - Indirā

    • 11 SYLLABLES - Svāgatā & Rathoddhatā

    • 11 SYLLABLES - Śālinī

    • 12 SYLLABLES - Sragviṇī

    • 13 SYLLABLES - Matta-mayūrī

    • 15 SYLLABLES - Mālinī

    • 15 SYLLABLES - Tūṇaka

    • 17 SYLLABLES - Mandākrāntā

    • 17 SYLLABLES - Pṛthvī

    • 21 SYLLABLES - Sragdharā

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    • 10/11 SYLLABLES - Viyoginī

    • 12/13 SYLLABLES - Aupacchandasikā/Puṣpitāgrā

    • Āryā 1 - Gīti (12/18 mātrās)

    • Āryā 2 - Mātrā-samaka (16 mātrās)

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    • 8 (Anuṣṭubh) - Melody 1

    • 8 (Anuṣṭubh) - Melody 2

    • 8 (Anuṣṭubh) - Melody 3

    • 8 (Anuṣṭubh) - Melody 4

    • 8 (Anuṣṭubh) - Melody 5

    • 8 (Anuṣṭubh) - Melody 6

    • 8 (Anuṣṭubh) - Melody 7

    • 11 (Dodhaka) - Melody 1

    • 11 (Indirā) - Melody 1

    • 11 (Indirā) - Melody 2

    • 11 (Indirā) - Melody 3

    • 11 (Indra-vajra) - Melody 1

    • 11 (Indra-vajra) - Melody 2

    • 11 (Indra-vajra) - Melody 3

    • 11 (Indra-vajra) - Melody 4

    • 11 (Indra-vajra) - Melody 5

    • 11 (Svāgatā/Rathoddhatā) - Melody 1

    • 11 (Svāgatā/Rathoddhatā) - Melody 2

    • 11 (Svāgatā/Rathoddhatā) - Melody 3

    • 11 (Svāgatā/Rathoddhatā) - Melody 4

    • 11 (Svāgatā/Rathoddhatā) - Melody 5

    • 12 (Indra-vaṁśa) - Melody 1

    • 12 (Indra-vaṁśa) - Melody 2

    • 12 (Indra-vaṁśa) - Melody 3

    • 12 (Bhujaṅga-prayāta) - Melody 1

    • 12 (Bhujaṅga-prayāta) - Melody 2

    • 12 (Bhujaṅga-prayāta) - Melody 3

    • 12 (Bhujaṅga-prayāta) - Melody 4

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    • 12 (Bhujaṅga-prayāta) - Melody 5

    • 12 (Toṭaka) - Melody 1

    • 12 (Toṭaka) - Melody 2

    • 12 (Toṭaka) - Melody 3

    • 12 (Toṭaka) - Melody 4

    • 12 (Sragviṇī) - Melody 1

    • 12 (Sragviṇī) - Melody 2

    • 13 (Matta-mayūrī) - Melody 1

    • 13 (Matta-mayūrī) - Melody 2

    • 14 (Vasanta-tilaka) - Melody 1

    • 14 (Vasanta-tilaka) - Melody 2

    • 14 (Vasanta-tilaka) - Melody 3

    • 14 (Vasanta-tilaka) - Melody 4

    • 14 (Vasanta-tilakā) - Melody 5

    • 14 (Vasanta-tilakā) - Melody 6

    • 15 (Mālinī) - Melody 1

    • 16 (Pañca-cāmara) - Melody 1

    • 16 (Pañca-cāmara) - Melody 2

    • 16 (Pañca-cāmara) - Melody 3

    • 16 (Pañca-cāmara) - Melody 4

    • 16 (Pañca-cāmara) - Melody 5

    • 16 (Pañca-cāmara) - Melody 6

    • 17 (Mandākrāntā) - Melody 1

    • 17 (Pṛthvī) - Melody 1

    • 17 (Pṛthvī) - Melody 2

    • 17 (Śikhariṇī) - Melody 1

    • 17 (Śikhariṇī) - Melody 2

    • 17 (Śikhariṇī) - Melody 3

    • 17 (Śikhariṇī) - Melody 4

    • 17 (Śikhariṇī) - Melody 5

    • 19 (Śārdūla-vikrīḍita) - Melody 1

    • 19 (Śārdūla-vikrīḍita) - Melody 2

    • 19 (Śārdūla-vikrīḍita) - Melody 3

    • 19 (Śārdūla-vikrīḍita) - Melody 4

    • 19 (Śārdūla-vikrīḍita) - Melody 5

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    • 21 (Sragdharā) - Melody 1

    • 10/11 (Viyoginī) - Melody 1

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