Dedicated to Late Professor Shreedhar Ganesh Jinsiwale () my great- grand-mother’s maternal uncle who was the first Professor of Sanskrit (at the. Summary: Madhav M. Deshpande’s book Saṃskṛta-Subodhinī: A Sanskrit Primer is an excellent Sanskrit text book. Although not suited for the. Answers to exercises in Madhav Deshpande’s Sanskrit Primer – Sanskrtasubodhini.

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A Sanskrit Primer Part: By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. One of these items ships sooner than the other. See and discover other items: The order followed in this Second Part can be modified and adapted according to the needs of the students and the better judgment of the prier.

Swamiji, in His pravachana-s, has always touched upon the language’s beauty and its Complete Sanskrit Beginner to Intermediate Course: Deshpande uses a simple and elegant language. If you can get books by Pandit Satwalekar they would be the best.

Yet another thing that is good about the examples is that they are, on balance, relatively literal in their translations. By sansktit Sanskrit as a productive language, rather than as a dead language merely to be deciphered, the book represents a significant advance over the traditional Western approach to the study of Sanskrit.


The Bad how bad the bad -5 has no index at all! Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. A Sanskrit Primer marks the culmination of Professor Deshpande’s experience of teaching Sanskrit at the Aanskrit of Michigan for over twenty-five years.

Deshpande – A Sanskrit Primer – Memrise

However and this is no downer on this textEgenes has some interesting info. You are commenting using your Facebook account. The plan, scope and length of this book have been determined primarily by the aim of enabling students to cope as rapidly as possible with straightforward Classical Sanskrit texts.

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I highly recommend this book if you are looking for an easy fun read of Sanskrit Grammar. Except where otherwise noted, this work is subject to a Creative Commons Attribution 3. The book’s examples include many deshpqnde versions of classical Sanskrit passages from epic texts such as The Mahabharata and The Ramayana.

Devanagari One good thing about this book is that it partly respects the student pri,er does not know Devanagari at the outset.

Deshpande – A Sanskrit Primer

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The book also contains examples from Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain traditions, as well as samples of Sanskkrit poetry and satire. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: His research relates to the fields of Paninian linguistics, historical linguistics, and sociolinguistics, as well as the cultural and linguistic history of India.

The complete lack of index and reference tables is a disaster. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

Ships from and sold by Amazon. Tested in classes at Michigan and elsewhere xanskrit successively improved for over twenty years, the teaching materials in the book now offer an effective tool to learn and teach Sanskrit. Tested in classes at Michigan and elsewhere and successively improved for over twenty years, the teaching materials in the book now offer an effective tool to learn and teach Sanskrit.

As a beginning learner of Sanskrit, a student can progress easily by using this book. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Allied Publishers Limited,