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London, 9th July 2012 - Would you like to learn to teach Sanskrit to children?

Mon, 05/07/2012 - 14:46
नमो नमः "एलेना जेस्सप्"-महोदये !
भवत्या LinkedIn माध्यमे प्रेषितायै विज्ञप्त्यै धन्यवादाः । तद्विधा
विज्ञप्तिः मया अधुनैव मम संस्कृत-प्रसृतिः
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KIMAYA - sanskrit name meaning

Mon, 05/07/2012 - 09:28
Namaskaar Samskrita folks,

We have been in email touch with you but were advised to post this
request to this group.

Is the name KIMAYA a Hindu Sanskrit name?
What is the meaning of the name KIMAYA?

We researched it and found it means DIVINE. However there are a few
that doubt this is a SANSKRIT NAME. We need clarification as we are

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Vaidika - Laukika Samskrita bhashaa parivartanam

Sun, 05/06/2012 - 16:17
Dear Scholars,
I came across a note on some of the differences in Vedic and Classical
Samskrit such as this:
1. अकारान्तशब्दानां प्रथमद्वितीययोर्विभक्त्योर्द्व िवचने "आ"
प्रत्ययान्त रूपाणि | यथा नरा, द्वा सुपर्णा | लौकिकभाषायां - नरौ
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AsTAdhyAyi - Sutra Patha

Sun, 05/06/2012 - 16:17
Hello Everyone,
I have a little AsTAdhyAyi - Sutra Patha book published by Chaukhabha
SuraBharati publications. Written by Gopaaladatta pAdeyaH
1. *वृद्धि*रादैच ३
2. अदे*ङ्गु*ण: ३
3. *इको गुण वृद्धि ३*
4. न धातु-लोप आर्ध-धातुके ६
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Derivation of मातृ, पितृ etc

Fri, 05/04/2012 - 17:40
Hi all,
The words कर्तृ, श्रोतृ, भोक्तृ, दातृ, धातृ etc are derived from the
corresponding धातुs, कृ, श्रु, भुज्, etc and the meaning is one who does
that particular action. (Eg: यः ददाति सः दाता, यः करोति सः कर्ता )
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Life of Adishankaracharya

Fri, 05/04/2012 - 10:33
Please watch this film "Kalady : Triumph of faith over Time" wherein HH
Sri.Sri.Bharathi Theertha Swamiji explains the life of Adishankaracharya in
lucid Sanskrit.(ofcourse with English translation)



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Fw: A Sanskrit Centre Struglles to Stay Alive

Fri, 05/04/2012 - 09:33
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Contents-outline of “Simple Sanskrit”

Thu, 05/03/2012 - 23:29
नमो नमः !
I have prepared a Contents-outline for further lessons (including previous
lessons) as follows -
Contents-outline of “Simple Sanskrit”
Lesson No.
Page No.
15 Pronouns, 16 verbs, 240 simple sentences
a) 9 more pronouns, 9 more verbs
b) Imperative
Total 1200 simple sentences
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Origin of a mantra ॐ तत शंयोर आवृणीमहे

Thu, 05/03/2012 - 19:27
The following mantra is shown as invocation of पुरुष सूक्त । However, it
could not be found in Rg Veda (Mandala 10 where the Sukta is present)
I shall thank the group for letting me know where is this mantra from.
Is it a shanti mantra?
ॐ तत शंयोर आवृणीमहे .गातुं यज्नाय गातुं यज्नपतये ,
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Origin of काणेलीमातृ

Thu, 05/03/2012 - 13:21
Hi all,
I was reading the text मृच्छकटिकम् and came across the word काणेलीमातृ and
came to know that it means a bastard. It means that one whose mother is a
काणेली which probably means a prostitute or courtesan. But
spokensanskrit.deor monier williams dictionary doesn't have काणेली as
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Can I know the in-depth meaning of the following Shlokas

Thu, 05/03/2012 - 13:21
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The following shlokas were written on the 4 dwaaras of Vajapeya Yaaga
Shaala, Kalladka, Karnataka. During Yaaga it was kept as a challenge
to solve the shlokas properly explaining their inner meanings. Nobody
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Wed, 05/02/2012 - 00:59
Please help me understand -
सति- सप्तमी,
आधार- सप्तमी,
Example would be greatly appreciated.
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Simple Sanskrit – Lesson 6 सरलं संस्कृतम् – षष्ठः पाठः |

Tue, 05/01/2012 - 18:52
नमो नमः !
Glad to inform that
*Simple Sanskrit – Lesson 6*
*सरलं संस्कृतम् – षष्ठः पाठः |*
*has just been uploaded at my blog [link]
I shall obliged for critical comments.
*अभ्यंकरकुलोत्पन्नः श्रीपादः ।
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Meaning of the word कर्णवर्त्म

Mon, 04/30/2012 - 21:39
Pranams to all,
I would like to know the meaning of the word कर्णवर्त्म used in the 3rd line of the following verse from Sri Chaitanya Charitamritam. I seek the valuable guidance of learned members of this group to clear my doubt.
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नाट्यशास्त्र - 2 with Eng. Trans. & साहित्यदर्पण - 6 with Eng. Trans.

Mon, 04/30/2012 - 20:38
I am Dr. Madhavi Upadhyaya a new member of this group. 
I am in search of e book (in PDF) of
 नाट्यशास्त्र - 2  with Eng. Trans. 
 साहित्यदर्पण  - 6  with Eng. Trans.
Can you help me ?
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[samskrita] Vrittajatisamuccaya of Virahanka

Mon, 04/30/2012 - 19:38
Dear all,

A paper by Parmanand Singh “Fibonacci numbers in India” refers to
a”Vrittajatisamuccaya” by Virahanka with a commentary by Gopala edited by
Sri.Velankar [1962}.

I shall feel obliged if any in this group could guide me on its
availability over the web or as a printed copy.

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Mon, 04/30/2012 - 19:38
Dear all,

Not sure whether I can discuss this here, I couldn't keep it myself so
sharing here. It seems - the Sanskrit-English
dictionary website is down since the last few days.

I have been using this website handy and its been very useful - I
refer to it atleast minimum 10 times a day. The other dictionary

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Trvandrum Sanskrit Series

Mon, 04/30/2012 - 00:18
This site would be of interest to the readers:
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Sat, 04/28/2012 - 18:41
Dear Group,

At his coronation at Raigad Fort, Shivaji took the title of छत्रपति to
signify his sovereignty and independence from the Emperor at Delhi. It is
known that he had the the rite of coronation researched by the learned
Brahmins of VaaraaNasI, as it had fallen into disuse over the previous

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In this new year - a great opportunity for Dhaanam & receive Sanskrit books free of cost

Sat, 04/28/2012 - 09:36
Dear All,

I'm sad to put this news - which is quite painful to read... however the
fact of the matter needs to be brought out. It is about saving a Sanskrit
Research Institute the only one alive in Tamil Nadu

Those who wish to contribute need not do at free of cost - become a
life-time member of this prestigious institution and receive publications

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