Complete Sanskrit Beginner to Intermediate Course

Author: Michael Coulson
Publisher: Teach Yourself
ISBN: 1444106104
Release Date: 2014-12-26
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Complete Sanskrit is a comprehensive book course that takes you from beginner to intermediate level. This edition of this successful course by Michael Coulson is packed with learning features to give you the language, practice and skills to communicate with confidence. - 15 learning units plus pronunciation section and word glossary - Discovery Method - figure out rules and patterns to make the language stick - Teaches the key skills - reading, writing and speaking - Learn to learn - tips and skills on how to be a better language learner - Culture notes - learn about the people and places of India - Outcomes-based learning - focus your studies with clear aims - Authentic listening activities - everyday conversations give you a flavour of real spoken Sanskrit - Test Yourself - see and track your own progress - Maps from A1 to B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for languages Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years.

The Cambridge Introduction to Sanskrit

Author: A. M. Ruppel
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107088283
Release Date: 2017-03-21
Genre: Foreign Language Study

This book uses modern pedagogical methods and tools that allow students to grasp straightforward original Sanskrit texts within weeks.

Scholastic Sanskrit

Author: Gary Alan Tubb
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0975373471
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Literary Criticism

This volume gives a complete introduction to the techniques and procedures of Sanskrit commentaries, including detailed information on the overall structure of running commentaries, the standard formulas of analysis of complex grammatical forms, and the most important elements of commentarial style. Since the majority of expository texts in Sanskrit are composed in the form of commentaries on earlier texts, this Manual will be of great use to many Sanskrit translators. Furthermore, because many philosophical and scientific texts are written in the style of formal debate using the same basic principles, the features covered in the manual are useful for reading all expository texts, whether they are commentaries or not. Published by American Institute of Buddhist Studies (AIBS)

Complete Middle Egyptian

Author: Richard Bussmann
Publisher: Teach Yourself
ISBN: 9781473615724
Release Date: 2017-09-21
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Designed for complete beginners, and tested for years with real learners, Complete Middle Egyptian offers a bridge from the textbook to the real world, enabling you to learn the grammar, access inscriptions in documents and monuments and even teaching you how to draw hieroglyphs yourself. Structured around key artefacts and introducing both the original hieroglyphs and transliteration (for easier understanding) this course also features: -16 learning units plus pronunciation section, grammar reference, sign list overview and sign list explanation -Stepped progression - clearly graduated progress through different levels of the language -Authentic materials - language taught through key artefacts and texts -Teaches the key skills - reading and understanding hieroglyphs -Culture insights - learn about the culture, society and politics in ancient Egypt -Self tests and learning activities - see and track your own progress Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years.

R mop khy na

Author: Peter M. Scharf
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0700713913
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The most popular story in all of India and a classic of world literature is summarised in 728 verses in the great epic Mahabharata. Intended for independent study or classroom use for students of various levels who have had a basic introduction to Sanskrit, this fully annotated edition of the Ramopakhyana supplies all the information required for complete comprehension. It contains the Devanagari text, Roman transliteration, sandhi analysis, Sanskrit prose equivalents to the verses, syntactic and cultural notes, and the English translation, and word-by-word grammatical analysis.

A Sanskrit Grammar for Students

Author: Arthur Anthony Macdonell
Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publ.
ISBN: 8120805054
Release Date: 1974
Genre: Sanskrit language

The aim of this book is to provide the student with that grammatical equipment which is necessary for reading a Sanskrit text with ease and exactness. The book is divided into seven chapters and three appendices. Chapters 1-2 deal with Sanskrit alphabet and euphonic combinations-external and internal sandhis. Chapter 3-4 describe the stytem of Sanskrit declension and conjugation. Chapters 5-6 are related to indeclinable words, nominal stem formation and compounds. Chapter 7 deals with syntax. The three appendices contain: (1) list of verbs, (2) metre in Classical Sanskrit, and (3) chief peculiarities of Vedic Grammar. The book is fully documented. It comprises: (1) Introduction with a History of Sanskrit Grammar; (2) Table of Devanagari letters; (3) Sanskrit Index; and (4) General Index.

Sanskrit for Seekers

Author: Dennis Waite
Publisher: John Hunt Publishing
ISBN: 9781782792260
Release Date: 2014-05-30
Genre: Philosophy

Learn the rudiments of Sanskrit to enable you to read the script, pronounce words and look them up in a dictionary. Sanskrit for Seekers utilizes the ITRANS transliteration scheme commonly found on the Internet.

The Language of Yoga

Author: Nicolai Bachman
Publisher: Sounds True
ISBN: 9781622035885
Release Date: 2015-01-15
Genre: Health & Fitness

Have you ever been bewildered in yoga class by the terms the teacher uses? What is the deeper meaning of these terms? How can you benefit by knowing them? For passionate and curious yoga students, The Language of Yoga offers the definitive A-Y of asana names and Sanskrit terms (there is no Z in Sanskrit!). This interactive set includes more than 200 asanas with illustrated yoga postures and 300 Sanskrit definitions. Sanskrit scholar Nicolai Bachman teaches you how to read and pronounce these sacred sounds with precision, and guides you through seven yoga chants with exact rhythm, tone, and pronunciation. An indispensable reference guide for any serious student of yoga.

A Rapid Sanskrit Method

Author: George L. Hart
Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publ.
ISBN: 8120801997
Release Date: 1996-01-01
Genre: Sanskrit language

Here is a textbook of Sanskrit grammar whose popularity with teachers and students alike has been on increase since its first printing. In it the essentials of Sanskrit grammar are carefully organized in thirty selected lessons. Interest in lessons is added by quotations of vocabularies from original Sanskrit, and the student is encouraged to read and memorize them. The lessons are followed by appendixes which are of no less interest. The inclusion of English-Sanskrit and Sanskrit-English glossaries is a special feature of the book. The reprint of A Rapid Sanskrit Method will be welcomed by the students as well as the teachers.

Sacred Sanskrit Words

Author: Leza Lowitz
Publisher: Stone Bridge Press
ISBN: 0893469831
Release Date: 2009-05-01
Genre: Religion

A guide to the key spiritual concepts behind yoga and other branches of Eastern wisdom

A Higher Sanskrit Grammar

Author: M. R. Kale
Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publ.
ISBN: 8120801784
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Sanskrit language

The present grammar has been prepared with a view to meet the growing educational need of university students. The author has done his best to bring the present grammar up to the requirements of the students. In writing the various chapters of this book, the author has closely followed Pannini, as explained by Bhattoji Diksita. Many of the rules given here are translations of the relevant Sutras of Panini. The original Sutras are given in footnotes, where necessary. Sandhis and declensions are fully treated; compounds which dominate classical Sanskrit literature have received special attention; formation of feminine bases has been illustrated; Taddhita affixes have been arranged in an alphabetical order. A special feature of the present grammar is the chapter on the Conjugation of Verbs. The general rules given are amply illustrated by examples. All the verbs which change their pada when preceded by particular prepositions are given in an alphabetical order. The chapter on Syntax contains almost everything given in the first 20 chapters of author's Guide to Sanskrit Composition; the chapter on Prosody is based on the Chandomanjari and the Vrttaratnakara. The author has spared no pains to make the book as useful and as complete as possible.

The Battle for Sanskrit Is Sanskrit Political or Sacred Oppressive or Liberating Dead or Alive

Author: Rajiv Malhotra
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9789351775393
Release Date: 2016-01-10
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

There is a new awakening in India that is challenging the ongoing westernization of the discourse about India. The Battle for Sanskrit seeks to alert traditional scholars of Sanskrit and sanskriti - Indian civilization - concerning an important school of thought that has its base in the US and that has started to dominate the discourse on the cultural, social and political aspects of India. This academic field is called Indology or Sanskrit studies. From their analysis of Sanskrit texts, the scholars of this field are intervening in modern Indian society with the explicitly stated purpose of removing 'poisons' allegedly built into these texts. They hold that many Sanskrit texts are socially oppressive and serve as political weapons in the hands of the ruling elite; that the sacred aspects need to be refuted; and that Sanskrit has long been dead. The traditional Indian experts would outright reject or at least question these positions. The start of Rajiv Malhotra's feisty exploration of where the new thrust in Western Indology goes wrong, and his defence of what he considers the traditional, Indian approach, began with a project related to the Sringeri Sharada Peetham in Karnataka, one of the most sacred institutions for Hindus. There was, as he saw it, a serious risk of distortion of the teachings of the peetham, and of sanatana dharma more broadly. Whichever side of the fence one may be on, The Battle for Sanskrit offers a spirited debate marshalling new insights and research. It is a valuable addition to an important subject, and in a larger context, on two ways of looking. Is each view exclusive of the other, or can there be a bridge between them? Readers can judge for themselves.


Author: Michael Coulson
ISBN: 0340913363
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Sanskrit language

Do you want to read Indian classics in the original? Do you want to progress quickly beyond the basics? Do you want to reach a high standard? ‘Teach Yourself Sanskrit’ is not only a primer, but also a work of scholarship, for the book contains much original material on Sanskrit syntax and usage. The carefully graded chapters explain Sanskrit grammar and style with exceptional clarity. The text includes an introduction to the nāgarī script, a useful explanation of how to use Sanskrit commentaries, plenty of examples from actual Sanskrit works, extensive vocabularies into and out of Sanskrit and a full key to all the exercises. The text has been completely re-set for this 2006 edition.

Sanskrit Alphabet Devanagari Study Book Volume 1 Single Letters

Author: Medha Michika
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1515340147
Release Date: 2015-08-20

This series of two books is designed for the systematic learning of Devanagari, the alphabet script generally used for written Sanskrit. By completing the study of these two books, one may be able to read and write Sanskrit words and sentences adequately. This first book of the series covers all of the letters in the Sanskrit alphabet. Pronunciation, a guided handwriting practice area with the order of writing strokes, and word examples are provided for each letter.

A Concise Dictionary of Indian Philosophy

Author: John A. Grimes
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 0791430677
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Philosophy

This new and revised edition provides a comprehensive dictionary of Indian philosophical terms. Terms are provided in both devanagari and roman transliteration along with their English translations.