by Sanskrit Students — It is the lines tNLIKHk. for beginnen. Taun INLA Egenes. Thomas. Egenes. ‘re ifileteHiel li d-l–liottie leittiliit nil alihi itiikkiliilili Introduction to Sanskrit, Part 1 has 47 ratings and 6 reviews. Azaghedi said: This is a great tool for those who want to learn Sanskrit but lack a very t. Dr. Egenes is Professor of Maharishi Vedic Science and Sanskrit. He earned an MA and PhD in Religious Studies from the University of Virginia; an MA in.

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Ships from and sold by Amazon. After going through Part 1 Part 2 of his series focuses mostly on reading practice and prosody, I believeyou will be ready to move on to a more traditional, dense textbook, like Goldman’s “Devavanipravesika,” Coulson’s “Teach Yourself Sanskrit,” Desphande’s “SamskrtaSubodhini,” etc.

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Sanslrit, many traditional grammar terms in Sanskrit are also used in parallel, which may not be optimal for those who are purely using the text from a Western-centered linguistic viewpoint; they may not be interested in the traditional Sanskrit theories of grammar, but more concerned with comparative Indo-European linguistics and such.

View all 9 comments. Jess rated it liked it Jun 16, sans,rit I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

See all 53 reviews. Each lesson include the text that explains the grammar, together with the examples that are inserted throughout the explanatory grammar text, as well as any tables of paradigms. It’s not like learning Spanish where you can start saying basic things correctly in the first chapter and start making basic correct sentences within a couple of weeks.


And did I mention that this path is gentle? Another book on Pali I had bought earlier had very poor type setting and missing diacritic marks in sanskrlt Pali text. Some inconsistencies between exercises and answers, and a few errors too.

Get to Know Us. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Thomas Egenes’s “Introduction to Sanskrit, Part 1” was a perfect primer on the language. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Arnaldo rated it liked it May 14, Write a customer review.

Its Contents clearly outline the 18 Lessons of the book, together with the many appendixes and indexes. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. That’s why I’m giving this five stars. Open Preview See a Problem? Egenes has the right balance between morphology and usage. Many authors do not always prioritize this.

Egenes uses both Roman transliteration and Devanagari throughout. The other great feature in my opinion is the surprisingly small amount of vocabulary this book teaches a total of just words.

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Dusan Kovacevic rated it it was amazing Jan 23, Honestly, you learn more Sanskrit in the first 5 chapters of Coulson, than in egemes entire book by Egenes, but chances are you may not be able to get through those five chapters. The Text The text is very good. The Cambridge Introduction to Sanskrit. Format and Layout This Sanskrit textbook comes in a relatively large format.

Would you like to tell us about a samskrit price? It is printed on white, somewhat glossy paper, and the print is equally black throughout the book. Each lesson includes instruction in alphabet, grammar, and vocabulary, with easy practice exercises at the end.


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The second volume of this book did not have any bottom margin and in fact parts of the last lines are cut off. However they’re easy to recognise and to work out, e. Srivatsan rated it liked it Feb 09, In fact, the text is so lucid that one hardly needs a teacher at all. This is a great tool for those who want to learn Sanskrit but lack a very thorough understanding of linguistics.

01 Introduction to Sanskrit Part 1 – Thomas Egenes

On top of that there are rules for how sounds change when words come together, called sandhi rules, and these sound changes are written. Published January 1st by Motilal Banarsidass first published It was very rewarding to know that after completing this book that I could comprehend, with the aid of sanskrt dictionary, sections of the “Bhagavad Gita.

I’m not a linguist. Sandhi One problematic aspect of Sanskrit, in general, is sandhi, and perhaps especially the external variant. Natraj Sharma rated it it was ok Nov 14, There are various types of declension tables for nouns egemes.