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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Fifth Printing presumably with corrected typos, as in the Fourth Printing edition Binding: Authors Instructors Media Booksellers Librarians. Most importantly, this does not cover all grammar. The method is similar to that of the First Part. By treating 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.

Please try again later. This is my second year of really focused learning. The author states in the introduction that this book is not meant for self-study and that it is expected that a knowledgeable teacher is available to answer any questions — and, presumably, to check the answers to the exercises. Another virtue of the examples is that they are logically grouped. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. There are no solutions to the exercises.

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A Sanskrit Primer is a university-type textbook on Sanskrit, and apparently a result of his at the time of publication over twenty-five years of teaching Sanskrit at the University of Michigan. The Cambridge Introduction to Sanskrit by A. A great resource for learning Sanskrit.


Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Introduction to Sanskrit, Part 1. Read more Desh;ande less. Although not suited for the typical self-study student if not complemented with other booksit is a nicely typeset volume with clear and concise prose that may be used during the first semesters of an introductory university Sanskrit program.

If you’re interested in the Sanskrit language, whether for linguistic or philosophical reasons, this is the book you should sanslrit with. Notify me of new comments via email. However, it is not, by itself, suitable for the beginner without a teacher, but can be complemented with other Sanskrit textbooks. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from samskrit restaurants. This book is worth while because it is well organized. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Because of this, Deshpande has taken the rather unusual step of actually printing all the main Devanagari letters in very big typeface sizes pp.

Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. The complete lack of index and reference tables is a disaster. The effort of memory which the study of languages demands becomes a mere Conclusion This is a very nice book, especially in terms of its many examples, and concise explanations of the grammar. For when he presents the table of consonant-vowel combinations p.

Deshpande M.M. A Sanskrit Primer

While these books can be very useful for a comprehensive introduction, they are hard to parse for a beginner. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. An Introduction to the Sanskrit Language. Easy to flip through and find topic that you are looking for. After about 7 lessons, you ease into the different kinds of external sandhi sound changes If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?


The book’s examples include many modified versions of classical Sanskrit passages from epic texts such as The Mahabharata and The Ramayana. And the total lack of appendixes does not exactly make the situation any better.

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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. His research relates to the fields of Paninian linguistics, historical linguistics, and sanskfit, as well as the cultural and linguistic history of India.

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I think the Devanagari, in general, is nicely typeset in the lesson texts. A Sanskrit Primer is an excellent Sanskrit text book. The single biggest problem with this book is the lack of index.

Where is that nicely designed collection of noun declensions, verb conjugations, participle forms, and dezhpande rules for easy referral?

Besides his research publications, Professor Deshpande has participated in Sastric and literary debates in Sanskrit and has also published Sanskrit poems and plays. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.