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The Wonder That Is Sanskrit
This study considers the perfection of Sanskrit as a language through its grammar, structure and alphabet, continuing by looking at the use of Sanskrit as a vehicle of expression for every aspect of life; including the arts and the sciences. From here it moves on to some examples of its charm, beauty and musicality and then to Sanskrit as a language of enlightenment, a rep ...more
Paperback, 210 pages
Published July 12th 2006 by Mapin Publishing Pvt
(first published January 1st 2002)
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The chapter on Sanskrit grammar is truly lovely. It absolutely helped me memorise the alphabet for both Sanskrit and Hindi. And the second chapter (the one on lovely shloks) is also astounding. I haven't got further, but this book is a must. ...more
This book happened to be a chance discovery from attending a session held by the author Shri Sampad ji on the language Sanskrit. This is a fantastic introduction to history and place of Sanskrit as a language and its relevance thousands of years ago and even now. More than trying to teach you Sanskrit, this book is about helping the reader get a glimpse of the vast riches of literature and life inspiring wisdom that can be found written in Sanskrit. Apart from giving you teasers of the sheer bea ...more