Dedicated to Late Professor Shreedhar Ganesh Jinsiwale () my great- grand-mother’s maternal uncle who was the first Professor of Sanskrit (at the. Summary: Madhav M. Deshpande’s book Saṃskṛta-Subodhinī: A Sanskrit Primer is an excellent Sanskrit text book. Although not suited for the. Answers to exercises in Madhav Deshpande’s Sanskrit Primer – Sanskrtasubodhini.

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I think the Devanagari, in general, is nicely typeset in the lesson texts. Hope this helps anyone who wants a Sanskrit book but doesn’t want to despande through a few lemons before finding a good text. Allied Publishers Limited, He instead uses the Devanagari both for the example words and for the Sanskrit grammar terms, which is confusing; it almost feels like he is mixing up two completely different categories of words: Except where otherwise noted, this work is subject to a Creative Commons Attribution 3.

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Although Vedas can be learnt using English diacritics, it will be almost impossible to master the correct pronunciation.

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The way it should be taught! As a beginning learner of Sanskrit, a student can progress easily by using this book. However and this is no downer on this textEgenes has some interesting info. Because of this, it is good, especially for the student who needs to travel with it, that it is not in hardback, which would have made it even heaver and pricier.

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Deshpande M.M. A Sanskrit Primer

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If you’re interested in the Sanskrit language, whether for linguistic or philosophical reasons, this is the book you should start sansktit. Unlike some other Sanskrit books e.

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The method is similar to that of the First Part. There is no other way to know. Deshpande is Professor of Sanskrit and Linguistics in the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Michigan, where he edshpande been on the faculty since All rights reserved worldwide.

See and discover other items: Easy to flip through and find topic that you are looking for. However, it is not, by itself, suitable for the beginner without a teacher, but can be complemented with other Sanskrit textbooks.


The book’s examples include many modified versions of classical Sanskrit passages from epic texts such as The Mahabharata and The Ramayana. The charts are very clear and well presented. The complete lack of index and reference tables is a disaster. The Bad how bad the bad -5 has no index at all!

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Work on this book began inand now almost two generations of Professor Deshpande’s students have used successively improved versions. Share your thoughts with other customers. Sanskrit Grammar for Students.