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Square root of '2' in the शुल्बसूत्रs.

Tue, 03/18/2014 - 22:47
Square root of '2' in the शुल्बसूत्रs. Among the various geometrical procedures laid down in the शुल्ब सूत्रs is the one for giving the approximate value of the square-root of the number ‘2’.  This value is needed when a वेदि, square in shape, whose area is twice that of another square वेदि, has to
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Vritta of Vishnu Shatpadi

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 19:56
In which Vritta/ Chhand the Vishnu SHatpadi (Avinaymapanay Vishno) written? Thanks in advance? J Dave
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Sanskrit 2003 in Mac

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 07:15
नमस्ते I have a Mac and I use Sanskrit 2003 a lot. I have a need to work with a document what requires vedic accents (उदात्त, अनुदात्त, स्वरित) I found under the font setting all the characters I need, but its a pain to insert these characters using mouse all the time. I was wondering if there is a
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Difference between bimbapratibimbabhāva and vastuprativastubhāva?

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 04:07
Hello, Can someone either confirm my suspicion or otherwise explain the difference between bimbapratibimbabhāva and vastuprativastubhāva? (Both conceptual explanations and examples would be much appreciated.) My thought is that the former, bimbapratibimbabhāva, "the relationship of image & reflect
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Sun, 03/16/2014 - 12:07
नमस्ते, i want to know how त्राहि  is formed. In apte and elsewhere  it is shown as भ्वादि गण , आत्मनेपदि  and मध्यंम पुरुष लोट् एकवचनं  is त्रायस्व. gopalakrishanan.k.s
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An excellent paper by my friends David & Nancy

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 10:53
|| ॐ ह्रीं श्री मुनिसुव्रताय नमः || || Auṃ Hrīṃ Śrī Munisuvratāya Namaḥ || Jay Jinendra The "Virtually Unknown" Benedictive Middle in Classical Sanskrit: Two Occurrences in the Buddhist Abhisamayalankara
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क्षिपति v/s क्षिप्यति

Fri, 03/14/2014 - 09:45
we find, many धातव: are in more than one गण:। अत्र अहम प्रष्टुम इच्छामि यत किम भेद: अस्ति क्षिपति-क्षिप्यति मध्ये?
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Need help with translation

Thu, 03/13/2014 - 19:46
Namaste, I joined this group today. I am so happy that I found it. As a beginner to learning Samskritam, I am amazed at the knowledge of you all. I had a humble request: in the course of my learning (for the Parichaya level of Samskrita Bharati), I wondered how these sentences can be written in Sams
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Thu, 03/13/2014 - 17:53
*संख्या* साधु इति अहं मन्ये। *सङ्ख्या* इत्यपि साधु  स्यात्। परन्तु *गङ्गा* = साधु *गंगा *= असाधु  कथम्?
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Wed, 03/12/2014 - 23:50
Dear Group, The following verse is quite well-known: काव्येषु नाटकं रम्यं तत्र रम्या शकुन्तला। तत्राऽपि च चतुर्थोऽङ्कस्तत्र श्लोकचतुष्टयम्॥ I would be happy if some scholar in this Group can identify the four verses mentioned in it. Arvind Kolhatkar, Toronto, March 12, 2014.
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Re: [Samskrita] Samskruta sahitya ka itihas - yudhistak Mimamsaka.

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 18:43
I read about युधिष्ठिर मीमांसक on Hindi wiki and found that he has written a book named ' *संस्कृत व्याकरण शास्त्र का इतिहास' .  The book mentioned by you (संस्कृत साहित्य का इतिहास) does not figure out there.* *Also, * *संस्कृत व्याकरण शास्त्र का इतिहास  seems to be available on DLI.* *-- अनुनाद
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Samskruta sahitya ka itihas – yudhistak Mimamsaka.

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 00:30
Hi, I was wondering if anyone came across electronic copy of *Samskruta sahitya ka itihas – yudhistak Mimamsaka.* I searched google but could not find it. If someone has this copy and would like to share it I would greatly appreciate it. -- धन्यवाद: - राम
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Re: [Samskrita] Yatra Naryastu

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 20:31
There was no body of the message at all. But the message completely typed in the subject line itself balu's without anything in the body of  message twice also.
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Meter of Shishupalavadha 6.6?

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 01:36
स्मराहुताशनमुर्मुरचूर्णतां दधुरिवाम्रवनस्य रजःकणाः । निपातिताः परितः पथिकव्रजानुपरि ते परितेपुरतो भृशम् ॥ The scan is: L  G  L  G  L  L  G  L  L  G  L  G  L  L  L  G  L  L  G  L  L  G  L  G L  G  L  G  L  L  G  L  L  G  L  G  L  L  L  G  L  L  G  L  L  G  L  G It looks like ardhasamavṛtta: L  G  L
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This is Update about Two Posts at संस्कृत-प्रसृतिः

Sun, 12/15/2013 - 06:37
नमांसि सर्वेभ्यः ! This is Update about Two Posts 1.  American Sanskrit Institute 2. Change in Schedule of संस्कृत-भारती exams in Chennai at   संस्कृत-प्रसृतिः सस्नेहम् अभ्यंकरकुलोत्पन्नः श्रीपादः । "श्रीपतेः पदयुगं स्मरणीयम् ।"
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Devanāgarī app for a Tablet

Sun, 12/15/2013 - 05:03
Hi All, This is a follow up to my post a couple of days ago. Thanks to Eddie Hadley for replying! Things have changed since my previous post. I am keen to downsize from a laptop to "a laptop within the body of a tablet". I thought first of getting a MS Surface Pro 2 running Windows 8.1. I have sin
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Sun, 12/15/2013 - 01:58
I request the masters of sanskrit to help me to translate the below sanskrit sentence मानुषीयुक्तायशूराय नमः दक्षपादांगुल्यग्रे Thanks & Regards, Sumit Girdharwal 9540674788
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सरलस्य संस्कृतस्य षड्विंशतितमः पाठः Simple Sanskrit - Lesson No. 26

Sat, 12/14/2013 - 10:56
नमांसि सर्वेभ्यः ! सहर्षं निवेदयामि यत् सरलस्य संस्कृतस्य षड्विंशतितमः पाठः निवेशितः अधुनैवइत्यत्र | Pleased to inform that Simple Sanskrit - Lesson No. 26 has been posted just now. सस्नेहम् अभ्यंकरकुलोत्पन्नः श्रीपादः । "श्री
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Mahabharata a Maha-Kavya ?

Sat, 12/14/2013 - 09:55
Namaste, It is well known that Ramayana or Adi-Kavya exhibits all traits of a Maha-Kavya as enumerated in works like Sahityadarpana. Mahabharata being the only other Itihasa I can think of, can Mahabharata also be classified as a Mahakavya ? For starters it has more than 8 vibhagas (sarga?), and i
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