About the Author

Richard Freeman

Richard Freeman has studied and lived for nearly nine years in India and Asia, and is an avid student of both Western and Eastern philosophy, as well as Sanskrit. He incorporates various traditions into the Ashtanga Yoga practice taught by his principal teacher, K. Pattabhi...

Customer Reviews for Yoga Chants

By Jean M
Date Added: Friday 2 August 2013
Wonderfully informative. He communicates the background and meaning of the chants so clearly. Love this.
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By Kelly O'Reilly
Date Added: Monday 1 July 2013
This CD set is just what I had hoped for as I am interested in learning the proper pronunciation of Sanskrit chants. This is just what these CDs were designed to teach and they are well done. Freeman also explains the meanings of each chant and how to use them in your spiritual practice. I've been practicing these chants in the car as I drive and listen to the 2nd CD.
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By Anne M
Date Added: Tuesday 23 October 2012
I am working my way through this 2 CD set. I bought it for learning/academic purposes since further formal yoga training is not an option at this time. I have considered myself to be a silent meditator, but several of the chants really appeal to me so I'm adding them to my meditation. As it says in the accompanying booklet, 3 chants are ancient Vedic chants and others "are in classical Sanskrit ranging from simple metered invocations to lyrical devotional songs." Richard's voice is calming and there is a vibrating instrument that adds to it-sorry I'm not knowledgeable in that area as to its name. In short- what a gift this work is for the yoga student!
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By kaye yuan
Date Added: Sunday 1 January 2012
Great~ I enjoy very much
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By Jerry Starbuck
Date Added: Tuesday 31 May 2011
I have listened to many versions of the Ashtanga Yoga Invocation. This is by far the best learning tool. On track five Richard teaches the correct pronunciation of each word, then each line... slowly! This was money well spent.
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