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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But he also takes pedagogy seriously. Introduction to Sanskrit, Part 1 by Thomas Egenes. It’s slow and takes effort but it works. The latter discipline was quite challenging, but immensely useful in absorbing the grammar and vocabulary and in learning to write the Devanagari script.

And as someone who was an absolute neophyte when they came to this book, the challenge is daunting! Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.


Introduction to Sanskrit, Part 1

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. I have bought a couple of books published from this publisher and all the books had one defect or the other.

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Sep 25, Fiona rated it really liked it Shelves: Selected pages Title Page. 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. It delivers clear explanations and comes with very clear examples.

Contents The verbs Vgam and Vprach. I started studying Sanskrit with no prior background using just this book. This makes the content a bit boring how many ways are there to say “Rama went to the forest and brought some fruits”?

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Instead, Egenes spreads out the sandhi lessons egends various lessons, so that the student more easily can integrate it gradually. Plenty of exercises and a repetition of vocabulary and grammatical constructions help to cement previous lessons as the student progresses. Another book on Pali I had bought earlier had very poor type setting and missing diacritic marks in the Pali text. In addition to the grammar, Part 2 also contains one verse from the Bhagavad-gita in each chapter, as well as a more complete sansrkit of reference tables at the end of the book showing different types of paradigms, such as verb endings, noun endings, pronouns, numerals, etc.


Back in high school, a friend challenged me to learn Sanskrit with him. Themis rated it it was amazing Dec 02, Hopefully some of these difficulties will be allayed as I move into Part 2 of Egenes’s textbook. This self-teaching guide presents Sanskrit pronunciation, grammar, and sajskrit in simple and systematic steps, allowing students to easily master the fundamentals of this enchanting language.

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Arnaldo rated it liked it May 14, See and discover other items: Lists with This Book. Nouns in an more adjectives. Morphology Egenes has the right balance between morphology and usage.

Learning the devanagari script takes time, but even so the first few lessons may be a little too basic. Then you put them together and see if sandhi rules apply where the words come together. I was also curious to explore another ancient Indo-European language, to discover the similarities and differences with Greek and Latin. Marian rated it it was amazing Oct 20, Refresh and try again.

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