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{Samskruta} "squirrel" in Sanskrit

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 11:09
Dear scholars, My apologies for cross posting. I was looking for a Sanskrit word for the ubiquitous and indigenous squirrel. Apte's dic gives the following words:काष्टमार्जाल, वृक्षशायिका, चमरपुच्छ ​I could not locate these words in Amarakosha. I would be obliged for any information about
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The first ‘written’ zero in the world.

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 00:00
The first ‘written’ zero in the world. It is now generally accepted that the present number system with its digits from 1 to 9, the digit 0, and the place value system, all of which tamed the infinity of numbers and made calculations with them easy, was a gift to the world of unknown Hindu
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sanskrit college of madras goes digital

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 18:14!/about-us
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Pursuing Sanskrit full time after 12th std

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 18:34
A golden opportunity for Students to learn samskritam.Samskrita bharati facilitates students who have completed their 10th standard or 12t standard to pursue Samskrita courses. Their boarding and lodging facilities will be taken care by Samskrita bharati.They should stay in our premises. An
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Vaidikamantra Kalpalata

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 10:42
---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: P.R. KANNAN Date: 13 March 2017 at 19:56 Subject: Vaidikamantra Kalpalata To: *An article published by Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham in the latest issue of DILIP is attached.* *DHYANA SLOKAS of various deities from Vaidikama
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Tue, 03/14/2017 - 10:42
Namaste, In response to Samskrita bharati's *VaanaprasthaSeva*- a clarion call for volunteering fulltime Samskrita Prachar, there was an overwhelming response - about 45 people came forward. A 5-days orientation is organized 13-17March(Mon-Friday10 -12.30pm) @Samskrita Bharati, "Seva" 56,
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Bhaja Govindam

Sun, 03/12/2017 - 19:11
Hari Om, I'm looking for an authentic version of Bhaja Govindam to learn to chant. Preferably on YouTube. Since there are so many version and variations I don't know which one is most authentic? Any suggestions?
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Gita verses broken down

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 18:56
Dear group, I noticed that some versions of Gita are broken down specifically for chanting into 4 parts. This makes it quite easy to define each break. But I also know that people read the original text and do the break down in their head. Please see two examples attached. Other than it
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Thu, 03/09/2017 - 05:13
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प्रथमग्रासे मक्षिकापात:

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 22:50
Dear Group, The above phrase is commonly used in Indian vernaculars to describe an endeavor that is jinxed at the very start. I would like to know the Sanskrit source of it. Is it possible that the original phrase was not प्रथमग्रासे मक्षिकापात: but प्रथमग्रासेन मक्षिकापात:? The second
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How will you write frequently used English words in Sanskrit news paper??

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 19:24
Will Scientific Sanskrit add these missing ॅ ॉ -> ă ŏ sounds? gadgets channel gæʤəts ʧænəl găjaʈs chănal गॅजट्स चॅनल package sports gallery bank happening hangout adult pækɪʤ spɔrts ˈgæləri bæŋk ˈˈhæpənɪŋ ˈ
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Vyasa Valmiki Kalidasa - Summer School 2017

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 19:09
---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Summerschool CIF-CU Date: 3 March 2017 at 18:08 Subject: Vyasa Valmiki Kalidasa - Summer School 2017 To: Respected Sir/ Madam, Greetings from Chinmaya International Foundation (CIF). Chinmaya International Foundation
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{ Samskruta} Chess knight's tour

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 11:14
Dear All Prof. Knuth well known mathematician and an authority on Algorithmics talks of contributions of Rudrata, Ratnakara, Bhoja, Vedantadesika and Someshwara to the Chess knight's problem in a lecture he delivered in Stanford on Hamiltonian Paths and Circuits. Those interested may view:
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please give me sadhi break up of : उत्पिपादयिषदिदम्

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 10:16
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Dr. Pushpa Dikshit's method VS more traditional ways

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 10:38
Hari Om Group Based on the recent discussion of Dr. Pushpa Dikshit's method of teaching Ashtadhyayi a questions came to mind. If her method is so much faster and better and also widely recognized why do many institution continue more traditional teaching methods as starting with Laghu
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Vyoma Labs

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 20:32
Hari Om group, Anyone is familiar here with Vyoma Labs? Could anyone listen to a bit of their chanting and tell you opinion? Vivek
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Thu, 03/02/2017 - 22:09
Pradakshina means towards right. antonymn is apradakshina that does not mean towards left. can we say pravaamam to mean towards left?
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Dr. Pushpa Dikshit

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 22:08
Hari Om, Anyone familiar wih Dr. Pushpa Dikshit and her method of teaching and having the student absorb the entire Ashtadhyayi in 6 months? A practice that traditionally takes 12 years.
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AnusvAra - is it pronounced as "m" before semi-vowels, sibilants and h?

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 09:50
My friend Vivek asked me this question, and I have the same doubt: I have a doubt regarding Anuswara. If it is on front of any of the following letters does it take on the nasal sound based on the mouth position or does at always become an “M” in these cases? य र ल व श ष स​ ह​ Is anyone
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Vikram, Vetal and गीता १४'९

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 06:32
नमस्ते ! It came to mind that the setting of the 25 stories of Vikram and Vetal just makes good explanation of गीता १४'९. You may like to read this post <> . Critical comments are solicited.
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