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Brahmavid Asirvada Paddhati

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 10:40
Courtesy:Sri.PR.Kannan The book 'Brahmavid Asirvada Paddhati' of Sri Vidyaranya Swamigal was released by Sri Periyaval yesterday at Vijayawada during Viswarupa Yatra. It is a fundamental Vedantic text, couched beautifully in the form of prayer. This prayer is usually chanted by Sanyasis during
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​5 day walk-in workshop on Pāṇini’s Aṣṭādhyāyī at Auroville

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 23:36
Forwarding at a friend's request: ​ <> “One of the greatest monuments of human intelligence.” - Leonard Bloomfield Dearest Friends, We are delighted to announce a
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Looking for a translation of the work (and source)

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 01:02
Namaste! I'm looking for a translation of दशाक्षरमन्त्रस्तोत्रम्. English translation or Hindi/Tamil/Marathi. Maybe someone knows the source of this स्तोत्रम्. Thank you. दशाक्षरमन्त्रस्तोत्रम् श्रीगणेशाय नमः । मुद्गल उवाच । असच्छक्तिश्च सत्सूर्यः समो विष्णुर्महामुने । अव्यक्तः शङ्करस्तेषां
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Bṛhad-Gautamiya tantra

Thu, 09/22/2016 - 18:08
Dear Listfolk, Can anyone find any online copy of the Bṛhad-Gautamiya Tantra?(Not to be confused with the Gautamiya-Tantra)? Or even offline where it(a copy) can be purchased,if not available anywhere? I've not been able to trace it on either Scribd or Thanks in advance.
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प्रत्ययाः नु, नुक्, क्नु

Thu, 09/22/2016 - 00:37
नमांसि सर्वेभ्यः ! अस्ति प्रस्तुतः कश्चिदभ्यासः "प्रत्ययाः नु, नुक्, क्नु <
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Tue, 09/20/2016 - 15:19
*अजन्तधातूनां* *कुत्र* *इडागमः* *भवति* *कुत्र* *न* *भवति**?* *इति* *विषये* *मम* *ज्ञानानुसारं **लिखामि**|* *दोषः* *अस्ति* *चेत्* *संशोधनं* *करोतु* *अकारान्त:* *तथा* *ऊकारान्त:* *धातोः* *इडागमः* *भवति|**|* *अन्य* *अजन्तधातवः* *इडागमं **न* *इच्छन्ति**|* *उदाहरणम्* *कथय** *अकारान्तधातुः* *अतः*
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Article- Muchukunda's Devotion

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 22:36
Courtesy:Sri.P.R.Kannan *MUCHUKUNDA’S DEVOTION* - P.R.Kannan *Muchukunda the Monkey in Kailasa* Once Siva and Parvathi were seated under a bilva tree in Kailasa, looking at a beautiful garden. A powerful monkey with black face climbed up the tree and started plucking bilva leaves
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Fwd: iPhone: sanskrit dictionary tools - for iPhone

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 09:53
namaste, i am unable to find dictionary installation instructions for iPhone. Is it possible for anyone to help in restoring dictionary files installation instructions for iPhone Thank you very much ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From:
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Study of अश्रुः, अश्वः, अश्वत्थः, अश्वत्थामन् as an interesting group of words

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 11:25
नमांसि सर्वेभ्यः ! When doing word-by-word study of गीता, including study of etymology of the word, I came across the words अश्रुपूर्णाकुलेक्षणम् 2’1, अश्वानाम् 10’27, अश्वत्थः 10’26 अश्वत्थामा 1’8. Some interesting commonalities started revealing. It came to mind that these words – अश्रु,
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15-hour Online Course for learning Basic Sanskrit Grammar

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 02:45
Even you wish to learn to read and understand Sanskrit? A lot of students of Sanskrit have expressed their interest towards learning Sanskrit in such a way that they will be able to read and understand Sanskrit literature and texts on their own! Our team at Open Pathshala has come up with a new
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Sanskrit Grammar Tutor

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 21:27
Hi I would like to understand Sanskrit Grammar in detail , have basic knowledge. Pursuing correspondence course and hence looking for a tutor to help me coach. Is there anyone available or recommended who can teach me the language authentically. Following online grammar tutorial links but
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Ashvattha Tree

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 17:51
Dear Sirs , Ashwattha is commonly translated at Peepal Tree . Ficus Religiosa . While Shri Krishna in Srimad Bhagwad Geeta 15.1 refers to Ashvattha tree as having roots above and branches below . This description fits banyan tree better . When I see Monier Williams , it says Ficus Religiosa
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English to Sanskrit translator

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 23:41
Hi Is there a tool that can help me with English sentences translation to Sanskrit and vice versa I am trying out few exercises for exams that don't have the answers I can verify against. Please help if any available Thanks Raji
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बहुजनहिताय बहुजनसुखाय.

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 02:02
Dear Group, I have been searching for the origin of the Sanskrit phrase बहुजनहिताय बहुजनसुखाय.in Classical Sanskrit literature but have not met with any success. After some efforts, I could locate it in a Pali text at the website of Tripitaka . I
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Legacy CSX (Computerised Sanskrit eXtended) font

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 18:19
Font conversion experts, please. I have long wished to be able to use* Charles Wikner's* superb legacy font *CSX+* in a Unicode context. Has anyone been able to generate it using such utilities as Font Forge? The current 64 bit version of Font Forge causes a rare BSOD on my Windows 10 Pro AU
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Source of two verses on Om

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 07:30
Dear list members The शब्दकल्पद्रुमः and वाचस्पत्यम् cite the below verses under the entry ओम् and trace them to योगी याज्ञवल्क्य सिद्धानाञ्चैव सर्व्वेषां वेदवेदान्तयोस्तथा अन्येषामपि शास्त्राणां निष्ठाऽथोङ्कार उच्यते प्रणवाद्या यतो वेदा प्रणवे पर्य्यवस्थिताः वाङ्मयं प्रणवः सर्व्वं तस्मात्
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Sri Hayagriva Jayanti (13/Sep/2016) - Rare Sri Pundarikaksha Ashtottara Shata Namavali

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 16:59
Courtesy:Sri.K.muralidharan Iyengar Dear All, Greetings and Namaste. As tomorrow (Tuesday, 13th Sep 2016) is *Sri Hayagriva Jayanti*, I am happy to attach a very rare *Ashtottara Shata Namavali* on *Lord Pundarikaksha*, the presiding deity of one of the 108 Divya Desams known as *Shvetagiri*
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How Ganesa became the stenographer of Vyasa.

Sun, 09/11/2016 - 19:21
tataH sasmAra herambaM vyAsaH satyavatIsutaH.. 1-1-111 (111) smR^itamAtro gaNeshAno bhaktachintitapUrakaH. tatrAjagAma vighnesho vedavyAso yataH sthitaH.. 1-1-112 (112) pUjitashchopaviShTashcha vyAsenoktastadAnagha. lekhako bhAratasyAsya bhava tvaM gaNanAyaka.. mayaiva prochyamAnasya manasA
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Sat, 09/10/2016 - 10:32
I bow to all the learned ones here. Meaning of word 'वृषल' has been taken as शूद्र, आचारच्युत, धर्मच्युत, दस्यु, व्रात्य क्षत्रिय etc. Instead of these, I wish to know the development of this word from the 'roots', धातु with roll out of meaning. Some questions: (1) How are धर्म/ वर्ण आचार
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NeoNatraj Font

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 21:16
I recently came across a word document that was created on a never head off font name. "NeoNatraj light" Is it a free front, can someone please share. If its a paid one then I would appreciate if he/she can convert the word document to PDF. Thanks -- धन्यवाद: - राम
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