Devi Pranam

Devi Pranam

Sanskrit Prayer to the Divine Mother | taught by Naren K. Schreiner & Lopamudra Bose

Course description

Learn in depth pronunciation, melodic chanting, and harmonium accompaniment of this traditional and beloved prayer to Devi, or the Goddess, in Her form of Ma Durga. The three Sanskrit verses, beginning with "Sarva Mangala Mangalye" are found in the final chapters of the scripture Devi Mahatyam, when the gods are praising the Mother after Her victorious battle again the evil forces that were tormenting the Earth.


Naren K. Schreiner & Lopamudra Bose
Naren K. Schreiner & Lopamudra Bose
Founding Teachers of Sangita Yoga

Learning with Sangita Yoga

About Naren K. Schreiner

Naren is a teacher and priest of India’s sacred traditions. Sacred music is an integral part of his life and offerings. He began his spiritual search at a young age, drawn to Paramahansa Yogananda and his teachings. He became a monk of the Self-Realization Fellowship Ashram. For 14 years he studied, served the SRF mission, and lived the pure, disciplined life of a monk.

During those years he especially concentrated on India's spiritual heritage, yoga sadhana and devotional chanting. He learned Indian bhajans and the swarsadhana foundations of dhrupad music.

In 2010 Naren, with the support of his spiritual counselors, chose to leave the ashram and expand his lifework and spiritual search. During his pilgrimage to India that year, Naren was invited to be a resident guest scholar at the ITC-Sangeet Research Academy in India, where he studied with maestros of classical music, concentrating on the foundations of bhavsangeet.

In 2012 Naren founded Sangita Yogathrough which he teaches and offers sacred music and rituals in various spiritual centers, universities, cultural and interfaith centers throughout US and México (Naren is fluent in Spanish). He also released several albums.

The mission of Sangita Yoga is to offer the experience of India's sacred music and to be an authentic and accessible resource for learning.

Naren continues to deepen and expand his spiritual spiritual life at the Kali Mandirwhere Naren serves Ma as a pujari (priest), and throughout his travels to other communities and ashrams.

About Lopamudra Bose

Lopamudra has been a part of Sangita Yoga since its inception, working on translations, teaching language, and offering cultural guidance and inspiration. Her passion to preserve the traditions of her homeland brings a special quality and grace to Sangita Yoga.

Born in Kolkata, India, she was naturally drawn to the sacred art and culture of her homeland. Her degree in Philosophy from University of Calcutta reflects her deep interest and study of the spirit. As an ardent devotee of Kali and a disciple of Paramahansa Yogananda, Lopamudra has practiced yoga meditation and chanting of Sanskrit prayers and mantras for most of her life.

Later studied interior design and started a residential design business. Her career expanded to other areas of commercial design and art and is now enhanced by the study of Vāstu, India's architectural science.

Lopamudra owns Supreme Swan, an online retail store providing high quality products from India and abroad that inspire and support a spiritual life.

Course Curriculum

Devi Pranam - Learn How To Chant and Play on Harmonium
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Reviews (3)

by Sandy Naimou

A very accessible way to learn this beautiful mantra!

by steph schwartz
Thank you so much for this mantra. I appreciate the learning styles you offer. What could feel overwhelming to learn and chant is now within reach. Namaste!

Excellent!

by Víctor Carlos
Very well explained!

by Sandy Naimou

A very accessible way to learn this beautiful mantra!

by steph schwartz
Thank you so much for this mantra. I appreciate the learning styles you offer. What could feel overwhelming to learn and chant is now within reach. Namaste!

Excellent!

by Víctor Carlos
Very well explained!