In this course provides a step-by-step introduction to traditional texts: Amarakosha, Ashtadhyai and Subhashitas.
This time we will take up following texts to learn Sanskrit.
Amarakosha 10 Stanges (stanzas?) – a Sanskrit thesaurus
Ashtadhyayi – 10 Sutras – comprehensive study resource for Paninian grammar
Bhagavad Gita – 12th chapter
Amarakosha and Ashtadhyayi are considered as father and mother of world. Therefore, these texts are though of as the pillers of Sanskrit Language hence in traditional these texts are taken as principal texts. We are using the Bhagavad Gita to learn steps of traditional system
padacchedaḥ padārthoktirvigraho vākyayojanā ।
ākṣepasya samādhānam vyākhyānaṃ pañcalakṣaṇam ॥
Five steps of study
As we venture through this Sanskrit system learn to appreciate the elegance, precision, and depth of this incredible ancient language.
Students must be able to read Devanagari script to participate.
Led by Dr Vigneshwar Bhat
September 5th to November 7th (10 classes)
Tuesdays at 9pm IST