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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egees Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. My admiration for Egenes’ Sanskrit text has only increased and wish I could give it more stars.

Because of its relatively wide design 19 cm wideand because of a nice layout with wide swnskrit and relatively big typefaces, the text always feels inviting to read; and because of the wide margins there is always lots of space for making notes. I started studying Sanskrit with no prior background using just this book. 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.

Some inconsistencies between exercises and answers, and a few errors too. Also included is a reading from the Egenee and Sanskrit quotations from the R. Email required Address never made public. With all that said, Sanskrit is probably the most difficult language I have ever studied.

Dusan Kovacevic rated it it was amazing Jan 23, Reviews of Introduction to Sanskrit, Part Ehenes Tom’s Blog I keep going back to your blog, especially the decent reviews, even though I still have not started studying Sanskrit. So what he has created with his “Introduction to S This is a great tool for those who want to learn Sanskrit but lack a very thorough understanding of linguistics. Hopefully some of these difficulties will be allayed as I move into Part 2 of Egenes’s textbook.


The answers to all the exercises are put in the back of the book pp. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. East Dane Egejes Men’s Fashion. Finally, I wanted to learn the Devanagari alphabet technically an abugidamainly to impress friends at Indian restaurants. So when other authors use long, complex, convoluted explanations and footnotes, Egenes just presents everything in a very concise, lucid manner, thinking hard about exatly what to say and when to say it, so that it will be as easy for the student to assimilate as possible.

Egenes does take sandhi very seriously. Finally, I wanted to learn the Devanagari alphabet technically an abugidamainly Back in high egenee, a friend challenged me to learn Sanskrit with him. Each lesson includes instruction in alphabet, grammar, and vocabulary, with easy practice exercises at the end. Lists with This Book. Amazon Renewed Sandkrit products with a warranty.

It’s not like learning Spanish where you can start saying basic things correctly in the first chapter and start making basic wgenes sentences within a couple of weeks. Contents The verbs Vgam and Vprach.

Introduction to Sanskrit, Part 1

Books by Thomas Egenes. This Sanskrit textbook comes in a relatively large format. And with this book, I was able to get going, without a teacher or class and it’s not painful.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Format and Layout This Sanskrit textbook comes in a relatively large format. The benefit of sandhi is it accurately reflects the way words are pronounced. And as someone who was an absolute neophyte when they came to this book, the challenge is daunting! It was very rewarding to know that after completing this book that I could comprehend, with the aid of a dictionary, sections of the “Bhagavad Gita.

View all 9 comments. Common terms and phrases acaryah alphabet anusvara asks asvah asvam atra balah Bhagavad-Gita bhavati Brahman candram cintayati compound consonant dative declension deer devanagari dvandva elephant example feminine following sentences gaccha gacchasi gacchathah gacchati gacchavah gaja gajah genitive gerund gramam grame Grammar hero horse i i Singular Dual indeclinable Inst karmadharaya king kutra learned LESSON letter masculine Memorize mrgah nara naram naran narasya narau narau narah naraya neuter nominative nouns nrpah nrpam nrpasya nrpo numbers pasyati phalam prefix pronoun putrah putro Rama Rama goes ramah ramo relative clause rules for final saha sandhi rules second word begins sentences into English sentences into Sanskrit Singular Dual Plural Sita smarati speak Stem student tatpurusa tatra tha da dha tisthati Translate the following Upanisad vadati Vedic Sanskrit verb Vgam village vina virah virasya voiced consonant vowel Vprach vrddhi Vstha Vvas vasati word ends Yoga.


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The latter discipline was quite challenging, but immensely useful in absorbing the grammar and vocabulary and in learning to write the Devanagari script. That’s why I’m giving this five stars.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Basically, sandhi is a process that changes the spelling of words based on the combination of one word’s ending and the following word’s beginning. Tyrone Eaton rated it liked it Dec 21, Hardcoverpages.

The other great feature in my opinion is the surprisingly small amount of vocabulary this book teaches a total of just words.

The 18 lessons span pages pp. Dann Dempsey rated it really liked it Aug 13, Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. It reads like a college textbook in that it provides plenty of exercises and detail but you are expected egends all of them or else you will get lost in later chapters. Instead, Sanskrkt spreads out the sandhi lessons in various lessons, so that the student more easily can integrate it gradually. Learn to read, write, speak and sanakrit a new language Teach Yourself. There is some truth in this.

Sanskrit is the first exposure to a language with so much conjugation tables and so on.

Exercise answers included in the book.