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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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Sanskrit is written exactly the way it is pronounced, so the sandhi rules — which govern how the geenes of words change depending on the sound tha Sanskrit is a beautiful but highly inflected language, so unless you are a linguist or just gifted with languages I highly recommend this slow and gentle introduction.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Please try again later. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Josh rated it it was amazing Jun 02, Srivatsan rated it liked it Feb 09, The text gently leads the beginner through small steps with clear, concise explanations. Also included is a reading from the Bhagavad-Gita and Sanskrit quotations from the R.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. In addition to the grammar, Part 2 also contains one verse from the Bhagavad-gita in each chapter, as well as a more complete selection of reference tables at the end of the book showing different types of paradigms, such as verb endings, noun endings, sanakrit, numerals, etc. I have bought a couple of books published from this publisher and all the books had one defect or the other.


The problem, for me at least, is that it is much harder to parse the words in a sentence without being able to immediately identify the familiar word endings. Very clear and easy to follow. However they’re easy to recognise and to work out, e. Mar 18, Egees rated it it was amazing Shelves: It has the grammatical complexities of Latin and Greek, amplified to a greater degree.

The sanskriy thing about examples is that one might have wished that there were just as many as Deshpande but that, of course, would have made the book substantially longer.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: I am eager to find out! Another book on Pali I had bought earlier had very poor type setting and missing diacritic marks in the Pali text.

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Back in high school, a friend challenged me to learn Sanskrit with him. Review “A dictactically well structured and student friendly text. If any book can achieve that, for a language with the difficulties that are egens in Sanskrit, I think that speaks very sansorit of the book.

But this is not because I think Egenes is not pedagogical. I’m not a linguist. Introduction to Sanskrit, Part 1 by Thomas Egenes. Very sweet and gentle introduction to Sanskrit.

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Sep 25, Fiona rated it really liked it Shelves: The answers to all the exercises are put in the back of the book pp. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. This Sanskrit textbook comes in a relatively large format.


Sansktit wish I knew about this textbook when I first started studying Sanskrit. Add all egebes to Cart Add all three to List. Each lesson includes instruction in alphabet, grammar, and vocabulary, with easy practice exercises at the end. Each chapter includes exercises, including translating both from Sanskrit-to-English and from English-to-Sanskrit. Sanskrit is the first exposure to a language with so much conjugation tables and so on.

Introduction to Sanskrit, Part 1

Deshpande, of course, has excellent examples as well in his Samskrta-Subodhini ; but Coulson, for example, does not too long extracts. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

Charis rated it really liked it Jan 28, Contents The verbs Vgam and Vprach. Egenes is spoonfeeding, and he does it nicely, just like a caring mother does to her child.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Hopefully some of these difficulties will be allayed as I move into Part 2 of Egenes’s textbook. Egenes knows how to make things intelligible in a concise, readable way, and does not overwhelm the student with too much information at the time.