OFF TOPIC: Sanskrit Pronunciation

Happy 2015!

Following on from my 2014 New Year’s resolution, my knowledge of Sanskrit is slowly building up.

Last Spring, I started a new advanced yoga class with a fantastic teacher who also introduces us to the Yoga Sutras of Pantañjali. As the Yoga Sutras were originally written in Sanskrit, Continue reading

OFF TOPIC: The Mad Linguist’s New Year’s Resolution

I don’t normally make New Year’s resolutions. Far from being due to a lack of assiduity, this is because I cannot wait for the first day of the year to get started with a great idea. This year, however, I am making an exception – well, with an early cheat in December maybe…

Being a bit of a language fanatic and an unabashed yoga addict, I have decided to Continue reading