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Sanskrit Home Study Course (Book and 6 CDs)

Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, PhD, and Kamla Dubey, PhD


Sanskrit is admired for the precision and subtlety of its expression, and the perfection of its grammar. But it is as a conveyance for the spiritual teachings that this language is the most treasured. For thousands of years Sanskrit has been the medium of expression for a society that values the spiritual life above all else... the language of the gods, Sanskrit is the repository of a timeless wisdom that continues to renew and uplift the human spirit wherever and whenever it is sincerely honored and studied.

This course uses spiritual concepts and texts to illustrate lessons in language, and focuses on those aspects of grammar necessary to gain access to the sacred literature of Sanskrit. The course includes:

  • the alphabet, written and spoken
  • basic grammar, verb conjugations, noun declensions
  • lessons on 6 CDs
  • sentence structure, including translating compound words
  • translation exercises taken from the Bhagavad Gita, the Yoga Sutras, and other spiritual texts
  • answer keys for all exercises
  • bonus verses and famous hymns translated and recorded for recitation practice
  • glossary

It is highly recommended to have a mentor before starting this home study course.

Product Details

Publisher: Himalayan Institute
Copyright: 2005, Current printing 2005
ISBN: 0-89389-248-3
512 pages
Dimensions: 8.5" x 11.0"

About the Authors

Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, PhD, is a modern-day master and living link to the unbroken Himalayan Tradition. He is the successor of Sri Swami Rama of the Himalayas and the spiritual head of the Himalayan Institute. As a leading voice of and the author of 15 books, his teachings offer practical guidance on applying yogic and tantric wisdom to modern life. Over the past 35 years, Pandit Tigunait has touched innumerable lives around the world as a teacher, humanitarian, and visionary spiritual leader.

Kamla Dubey, PhD, holds a doctorate in philosophy from the University of Allahabad, India. She is an award-winning teacher with more than 20 years' experience in teaching Sanskrit at the university level. In addition to her academic accomplishments, Dr. Dubey has presented Sanskrit on All India Radio and in various cultural programs, Sanskrit camps, workshops, and national and international conferences.

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