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 most treasured. For thousands of years Sanskrit has been the medium of expression for a society that values the spiritual life above all else. 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 Sutra, 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.
About the Authors
Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, PhD, is a modern-day master and living link to the unbroken Himalayan Tradition. He is the successor to Sri Swami Rama, Himalayan yogic master and the founder of the Himalayan Institute. As a leading voice of YogaInternational.com and the author of 15 books, Pandit Tigunait offers practical guidance on applying yogic and tantric wisdom to modern life. Over the past 35 years he has touched innumerable lives around the world as a teacher, humanitarian, and visionary spiritual leader. You can view more of his teaching on the Himalayan Institute Wisdom Library.
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.
Publisher: Himalayan Institute
Copyright: 2005, Current printing 2005
Paperback Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"
Study & Teaching / Ancient Languages