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New Facebook Group

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 18:58
Hari Om dear group members I have been studying with the "Teach yourself Sanskrit" books and also found over 500 videos on youtube that go through the whole course, which has been a huge help. Since it’s really been helping me a lot with learning Sanskrit I created a Facebook group for
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Listen Sanskrit words pronunciations here

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 17:09
Paste Sanskrit words or text here and click LISTEN icon (in Hindi mode) For speech to text, Turn On Speech Input and speak Sanskrit words as it types. To hear regional languages' readings, paste Devanagari transliterated text.
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Prayer to Bhuumi

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 13:29
In what text is this prayer written? thank you! In what text is this prayer written? thank you! *समुद्रवसने* *देवि** पर्वतस्तनमण्डले ।* * विष्णुपत्नि नमस्तुभ्यं पादस्पर्शं क्षमस्वमे ॥* In what text is this prayer written? thank you! *valerio *
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अज्ञानम् pronunciation

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 03:14
Hari Om, I’m having a doubt about pronunciation of the word अज्ञानम् Since the word ज्ञानम् is pronounced as jnanam and अज्ञानम् as ajnanam I feel it should be pronounced as it is written. But many times I hear people say it more like, “agjnanam” There is no ग् in there but still I hear it.
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Sat, 04/29/2017 - 16:48
Dear All, Can any one please give the Website Address of the 'Samskritavanee', a Sanskrit Fortnightly? Thanks in advance. With best wishes, --Dr. Y.N. RAO, 04/29/2017
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श्रीसत्यनारायण कथा

Sat, 04/29/2017 - 01:44
*This very popular katha appears to be in Gadya form.* *अथ कथा: । श्रीगणेशाय नम: ॥ एकदा नैमिषारण्ये ऋषय: शौनकादय: ॥ पप्रच्छुर्मुनय: सर्वे सूतं पौराणिकं खलु ॥१॥ * *ऋषय ऊचु: ॥ व्रतेन तपसा किं वा प्राप्यते वांछितं फलम्। तत्सर्वं श्रोतुमिच्छाम: कथयस्व महामुने ॥२॥ सूत उवाच ॥ नरादेनैव संपृष्टो
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Fri, 04/28/2017 - 16:18
पठति, पाठयति| एवमेव सीखता हूं = ? सिखाता हूं = ? (शिक्ष्) अहं नृत्यं ???(सीखता हूं)= ? अहं नृत्यं ???(सिखाता हूं)= ? कृपया संशयनिवारणं करोतु|
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Life and acts of Parashurama: A journey through 21 names

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 11:20
Dear list I offer my best wishes on Askhaya Tritiya and Parashurama Jayanti. As many of you would know, there is a special significance of the number 21 with Parashurama, as he waged 21 wars against Kshatriya-s as per the Mahabharata and the Purana-s. The complex Sanskrit word ‘triḥsaptakṛtvas
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Narada Purana sanskrit transliterate

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 11:02
Hi, I am looking for the sanskrit transliterate version of Narada Purana. The only version I have found is on the site of University of Göttingen (, but that is not accurate enough because the word boundaries are not always marked, and
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Thu, 04/27/2017 - 19:17
सर्वेभ्यो नमः।अस्मिन् गणे केभ्यश्चित् दिनेभ्यः पूर्वं केनचित् विश्वगुणादर्शचम्पूग्रन्थस्य प्राप्तेः विषये पृष्टम्। अधुनैव मया प्राप्तमेतत् link प्रेषितमस्ति। मुद्रणमपि सम्यक् दृश्यते। सादरम्,शारदा वरदराजः। pustakasya link ->
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Geetas collection from Veda Purana in telugu with Sansrit slokas and meaning

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 10:16
andarikee namaskAramulu. వేద పురాణ ఇతిహాసములలో ఎన్నోగీతలు. SrI saripalle sOmayAji gAru collected about 60 of these geetas that emphasize Atma tatva, wrote and published the following books. 1. Adhyatma Geeta Ratnavali (16 Geetas from Mahabharatam) 2. Adhyatma Geeta Taramgini (16 Geetas from
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Sun, 04/23/2017 - 20:26
Namaste! Is there an English translation of Shabda-kalpadruma available. Thank you Br. Prasanna Swaroopa
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A query, please

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 14:35
I have the following question, and I appeal to all the erudite members to help me. In Taittiriya Sakha (Samhita, Brahmanam,Katakam & Aranyakam) we come across the occurrence of the syllable . I am reproducing below some of those occurrences from Taittiiriya Aranyakam Prasna 10 (Naryana
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The following sanskrit books are available (FREE)

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 08:46
These sanskrit books are available (Free): - First Lessons in Sanskrit Grammar and Reading (spiral bound) -- Judith M. Tyberg - Samasa Kusumavali - Sanskrit Sandhi and Exercises (spiral bound) -- B.A. Van Nooten - Another book on Samsa (I don't recall the name of its author) - The sanskrit
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Thu, 04/20/2017 - 20:34
Dear list Does anybody know of the work *Varṇavidhānatantram* (वर्णविधानतन्त्रम्)? It is referenced in the book *Primary Doctrine of Jagannath Consciousness* by Sadashiva Ratha Sharma (page 57). Thanks, Nityananda -- Nityānanda Miśra
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Sarva-Siddhanta-Samgraha Ed. Prem Sundar Bose

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 18:20
ॐ ह्रीं श्रीपार्श्वनाथाय नमः Auṃ Hrīṃ ŚrīPārśvanāthāya Namaḥ Jay Jinendra Namaskar, I am looking for a copy of this book. Any idea where I could find it? Indica 7. Sarva-Siddhanta-Samgraha. Critically edited, translated and annotated by Prem Sundar Bose. 2 vols. 7⅓ × 5, pp. 80 + ii + 98.
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~ New Ebook Uploaded: Laghu-shabdendushekhara-prakashah ~

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 22:44
*Title*: Laghu-shabdendushekhara-prakashah *Compiled and Edited by*: Shri Shukadev Jha 'Maithila' *Published by*: Brahmachari Ramnagina Sharma *Printed at*: Sarala Press, Varanasi . *Year of Printing*: 1957 A.D. . *Download Links (Try any One)*: 1)
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Dhaturahasya - Workshop on "Unfolding the Secret of Root-sounds in Sanskrit"

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 10:13
Dear Friends, you will be happy to know that SAFIC is going to organise a four day workshop on "Unfolding the Secret of Root-sounds in Sanskrit" from 14-17 June 2017. For details please click on the link below and forward it to others who you think would be interested participating in this
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Sat, 04/15/2017 - 10:13
Namaste! Can you please help me to identify the meter used in the following verse. खं वायुमग्निं सलिलं महीं च ज्योतींषि सत्त्वानि दिशो द्रुमादीन् । सरित्समुद्रांश्च हरेः शरीरं यत्किंच भूतं प्रणमेदनन्यः ।। Is there a reliable sanskrit meter recognizer online? Thank you with warm
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How to look for a word in a Sanskrit dictionary...?

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 17:35
How to decipher the nomenclatures in a sanskrit dictionary....?? For example the word मित्र when searched at shows grammar as n. This means it is a neuter gender or noun. The word मित्र when searched
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