Memories of the Early Years of Saturday School

By Diana Himsworth A year after I joined the Philosophy School in Durban, Lawrence and Margaret Stretton established a Saturday School for children between the age of 4 – 12. My own children attended, and I offered to assist. My duties were to put out chairs, count pencils, tidy books and at exactly 10 am […]

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Students at the Durban School Enjoy Learning Sanskrit

Sanskrit is the classical language of Indian and the liturgical language of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism. It is also one of the 22 official languages of India. The name Sanskrit means “refined”, “consecrated” and “sanctified”. Sanskrit is a standardized dialect of Old Indo-Aryan, originating as Vedic Sanskrit as early as 1700-1200 BCE. The most ancient […]

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Sanskrit Week 2019

The Sanskrit satsanga in Johannesburg was attended by 44 people with a further 20 or so on some occasions. It was led by Warwick Jessup and the subject was ानम् . Elena Jessup took Vedic chanting daily and there was also evening study of some verses from The Eternal Way. Read more in Sanskrit Worldwide […]

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