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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This self-teaching guide presents Sanskrit pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary in simple and systematic steps, allowing students to easily master the fundamentals of this enchanting language.

Introduction to SanskritPart 1. Because of its relatively wide design 19 cm wideand because of a nice layout with wide margins and sahskrit big typefaces, the text always feels inviting to read; and because of the wide margins there is always lots of space for making notes.

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Further the book sanskdit a nice, sturdy egnees to it and prints largely so it is easy to read. Sandhi One problematic aspect of Sanskrit, in general, is sandhi, and perhaps especially the external variant. But this is not because I think Egenes is not pedagogical.


Egenes uses both Roman transliteration and Devanagari throughout. Nouns in u more adjectives. Get to Know Us. Arnaldo rated it liked it May 14, But thankfully, Egenes approached all of the difficult aspects of Sanskrit with sympathy for the learner especially the autodidact, which many budding Sanskritists are these days ; he paced the book so that it would challenging enough to hold our interest, but without alienating us with pedantry.

The book has egejes pages altogether. Finally, I wanted to learn the Devanagari alphabet technically an abugidamainly to impress friends at Indian restaurants. I have bought a couple of books published from this publisher and all the books had one defect or the other. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Charis rated it really liked it Jan 28, No trivia or quizzes yet.

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Selected pages Title Page. This attitude, perhaps going so far as to say that the Indian rishis really have seen the truth and nothing but the truth, is, of course, very intimidating to the academic community at large, for many reasons.

I had listened to courses on Hinduism and Buddhism and learned about the ancient scriptures written in Sanskrit.

Like many people I took French in highschool. Expect to spend a couple of years of study of this book and Egeenes II to be able to read and write in Sanskrit. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers.


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Introduction to Sanskrit, Part 1

Oh and you have to write this all in Devanagari script, and Devanagari has about 45 basic letters which can combine together into about variations. My admiration for Egenes’ Sanskrit text has only increased and wish I could give it more stars.

On to Part 2! Trivia About Introduction to S Learn to read, write, speak and understand a new language Teach Yourself. Dann Dempsey rated it really liked it Aug 13, Tyrone Eaton rated it liked it Dec 21, Exercise answers included in the book.

Review of Introduction to Sanskrit, Part 1 by Thomas Egenes

Its Contents clearly outline the 18 Lessons of the book, together with the many appendixes and indexes. Pages with related products. And because of not only a general index but also a Sanskrit grammar term glossary, it is easy to locate any discussion on the relevant terms.