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Learn Basic Sanskrit 101

30 Mins P 5,000 Trial 10 Mins P 1500
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Learn Sanskrit : The Language of Gods . 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".

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Beginners 101: Sanskrit through English 

Beginner’s course is for you if you would like to learn basic Sanskrit 

There will be classes of 25  minutes.

Details of the Course:


Unit 1: Total number of  classes :  10  to 15 Classes 


1. Introduction to Sanskrit letters. ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Devanagari)

This lesson introduces the Devanagari scripts. Introduces Swara, Vyanjana, Alpaprana and Mahaprana etc. By the end of this Unit you will learn to read the words in Sanskrit. 


Unit 2: Total number of classes : 15 to 30


2. Namapada 

Introduction to Nouns in Sanskrit. Few examples of nouns. By the end of this lesson looking at the non forms you will be able to recognize masculine, feminine and neuter nouns. You will also be introduced to Numbers in Sanskrit. 


3. Vibhakti and Vachanani 

Few more examples of simple nouns that can be used in day-to-day conversations. Introduction to Vibhakti, Ekavachana, Dvivachana and Bahuvachana. Selected examples that would enable student to understand the concepts easily.


4. Kriyapada  ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanskrit_verbs))

Introduction to Sanskrit verbs. Examples of simple day-to-day usable verbs. Introduction to tenses and few examples of tenses to give the big picture.

5. Tenses 

Object is to understand different tenses and changing forms for verbs. Selected few verbs and the examples of variation of the verb forms in different persons and singular-plural forms.

6. Sandhee

Introduction to Sandhee. Many examples of making a complex words by using simple words. Introduction to different kinds of Sandhee. Few examples and rules governing each Sandhee.

7. Samasa (Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanskrit_compounds)

Importance of Samasa. How is it different from Sandhee. Concepts of different Samasa and rules governing each Samasa. Few selected words from Veda/Upanishat as examples.

8. Simple Sentences

Construction of simple sentences.Things to remember while constructing a sentence in Sanskrit.

9. Simple Conversation

Encourage student to make simple conversations, and prove student's ability to make simple sentences. Conversations can be ad hoc and in the first instances and it is really important to make things wrong and know why it is wrong. The theme of this class is to give confidence to student to make simple conversations.

10. Exercises

Exercises based on what student has learned so far. 

At the end of the class few words will be introduced to increase student's vocabulary in Sanskrit.


Material: Flexible

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