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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Primdr not slavishly following this rule, it is helpful, especially for the beginning student, that he does not, for example, translate a passive sentence construction directly into an English sentence with an active sentence construction, but keeps it passive also in the English.

The Cambridge Introduction to Sanskrit. This book is an excellent teaching aid or a useful self-study guide. One good thing about this book is that it partly respects the student who does not know Devanagari at the primet. Thus, the only words that need to be typeset in Devanagari are the words of the examples, and those connected to the examples.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. 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.

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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. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. But do not misunderstand me here: This is especially objectionable since the layout, especially on the consonant clusters pages, is simply a foolish-looking one-column layout, which one easily could have made into a multi-column layout, while using a bigger typeface size for increased readability.


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Write a customer review. 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.

And the total lack of appendixes does not exactly make the situation any better. R Mack Top Contributor: Introduction to Sanskrit, Part 1.

Authors Instructors Media Booksellers Librarians. For when he presents the table of consonant-vowel combinations p. Complete Sanskrit Beginner to Intermediate Course: Besides his research publications, Professor Deshpande has participated in Sastric and literary debates in Sanskrit and has also published Sanskrit poems and plays.

A meaningful study of Vedas will not be complete without the knowledge its script – Devanagari. You are commenting using reshpande WordPress.

He introduces topics in a series of parallel streams where every chapter contains a little of various topics and each topic picks up where it was left before.

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I highly recommend this book if you are looking for an easy fun read of Sanskrit Grammar. Easy to flip through and find topic that you are looking for. Arsha Vidya Center Publisher: The complete lack of index and reference tables is a disaster.

The method is similar to that of the First Part.

All rights reserved worldwide. Showing of primrr reviews. Deshpand book introduces grammar in a totally different fashion. Yet another thing that is good about the examples is that they are, on balance, relatively literal in their translations. A Sanskrit Primer marks the culmination of Professor Deshpande’s experience of teaching Sanskrit at the University of Michigan for over twenty-five years.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? 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.

Swamiji, in His pravachana-s, has always touched upon the language’s beauty and its

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