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Sanskrit equivalent of "generation"

Wed, 12/28/2011 - 20:41
Is there any Sanskrit equivalent for "generation" (as in next generation or last generation). The Hindi word for this is पीढी.
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Re: [New post] Charming Way to learn Sanskrit !

Tue, 12/27/2011 - 18:26
" सुप्तिङ्ङन्तं पदम्" इति पाणिनीयं भाषितम्। "नामाख्यातोपसर्गनिपाताः चत्वारि
पदजातानि" इति निरुक्तकाराः।
Better to have precise knowledge before writing anything about grammar than
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Amarakosa - Lord Vishnu

Tue, 12/27/2011 - 00:17
The अमरकोश under 'Vishnu' lists 39 names, which include कंसारि, देवकीनन्दन:
कृष्ण; वासुदेव: epithets of Krishna. Why no name of Rama - दासरथि is found
in the Amarakosa.
R Subrahmanian
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[samskrita] The world of Valmiki: a blog-serial

Mon, 12/26/2011 - 22:34
Dear all,
I have taken the liberty of pasting below the introductory blog in my
blog-serial "The world of Valmiki" which appears at
** I plan to post at least one blog per week in this serial. Those
interested may please follow the blog.
The World of Valmiki
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Mon, 12/26/2011 - 22:34
Greetings to all. I am new to this group. i joined just now,after
closely following some of the
messages that appeared in the group mails. Very interesting. My
sincere appreciation to all
participants. I am doing Srimad Ramayana parayanam daily under the
guidance of our great Guruji.
Pranams to Him. I am also daily doing Sivaradhana. I would be
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Brahmasūtreṣu Śrīrāghavakṛpābhāṣyam (ब्रह्मसूत्रेषु श्रीराघवकृपाभाष्यम्)

Mon, 12/26/2011 - 22:34
Namaste All,
A scan of the Sanskrit commentary by Jagadguru Rāmabhadrācārya on the
Brahma Sūtra is now available for free reading. The commentary was composed
in the late 1990s and was published in 1998 by the Tulsi Peeth Seva Nyas,
Madhya Pradesh. It was released as a part of the Sanskrit Prasthānatrayī
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Seasons Greetings

Mon, 12/26/2011 - 22:34
Best wishes for Christmas and the New Year.
May much water pass under all your bridges.
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Divine Books

Mon, 12/26/2011 - 22:34
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Ph. No. 011- 42351493
Lala Murari Lal Chharia Oriental Series
1 & 2. Srimad Bhagavatam with the text of Sridhar with Visisitaadvaita and Dvaita Readings Vol. I Skandhas 1- 7 & Vol. 2 Skandhas 8-12./ T.R. Krishnacharya/ ISBN.978-81-920763-0-0/ (SET) Rs.800
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New version of the Digital Corpus of Sanskrit

Mon, 12/26/2011 - 22:34
Dear list,

a new version of the Digital Corpus of Sanskrit has been released at

Additions and features:
* Book 12 of the Mahabharata completed
* Word clouds for a fast overview of central terms in a text; found at
the query page ([link]

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Sri Vidyarnav Tantra. Kashmir Text series.

Mon, 12/26/2011 - 22:34
Dear Friends
I need a Copy of Sri Vidyaarnav Tantra,published in Kashmir sanskrit Text series.Please advise.
Thanking You
Varun Gupta

Divine Books
40/5, Shakti Nagar,
Delhi 110007
Ph. No. 011 42351 493

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कथं भवन्ति पदानि "कृ" धातुतः ?

Mon, 12/26/2011 - 22:34
नमो नमः !
पदानि इति ते शब्दाः ये वाक्येषु संभाषणेषु च प्रयुज्यन्ते । कित्येकानि पदानि
शब्दकोषेषु न प्राप्यन्ते । अतः "कथं भवन्ति पदानि ?" अस्य विषयस्य अभ्यासः
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Useful links

Mon, 12/26/2011 - 22:34
Dear Friends
I have been collecting hyperlinks in e-mails from group members who provide
links to useful resources. I have been adding them to my "favourites" on my
internet browser, but recently my computer crashed because of corruption of
the hard drive and I have lost all these links. Has anyone else been
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Mon, 12/26/2011 - 22:34
Dear All,
While studying Sanskrit my Guru quoted a verse of Subhashita. He forgot a
pada of the same. If anyone knows this pada please help me to find it along
with the source.
मृगा मृगैः सङ्गमनुव्रजन्ति
गावः च गोभिः तुरगस्तुरगैः।
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दाशरथे meaning and formation

Mon, 12/26/2011 - 22:34
नमो नमः brothers and sisters,
I wish to know the meaning of दाशरथे in relation to दशरथ (father of
राम). Some sources says that दाशरथे means son of दशरथ. As well what's
the gramatical explanation of दाशरथे formation from दशरथ? Or even, is
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What's khale kapota-nyaya?

Mon, 12/26/2011 - 22:34
Hey, all,
I came across this nyaya while reading about how lakaras devolve onto
dhatus... the sentence was *'lah karmaNi cha bhAve chAkarmakEbhyah iti,
kartari khale kapOtanyAyena dashApi lakArAh prAptAh...'*
Please shed some light on this nyaya.
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Meaning of सति

Mon, 12/26/2011 - 22:34
In many of the भाष्य, टीका, टिप्पणि etc, the word सति is frequently used,
as in Srimat Lalitaa laalita mahodaya's टिप्पणि first line ’. . . . . सति
अनेन शब्देनायं बोध्य इति". I am unable to understand this simple and
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तत्त्वबिन्दुः - शब्दार्थयोस्सम्बन्धः

Mon, 12/26/2011 - 22:34
*तत्त्वबिन्दौ *तावच्छब्दार्थयोसम्बन्धस्य स्वाभाविकत्वोपपादनायोक्तं -
"*तत्रानादिवृद्धव्यवहारपरम्परा यां पदतदर्थसम्बन्धबोधोपाये सति असत्यपि
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simple question about guna in ashtadhyayi

Mon, 12/26/2011 - 22:34
namaste |
the sutram adenguNaH tells a, e and o are guNa.
then the sutram aad guNaH (aci pare) tells guNa should be applied when an
ac follows "a/A".
which sutram specifically says that a, i and u's guna are correspondingly a
, e and o ? is it sthAne antaratamH ?
specifically where is the mention of i and u in the sutram aad guNaH ?
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