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Sun, 02/12/2017 - 20:14
Is there a way of improving one's handwriting in Devanagari? I am not talking about calligraphy, but about simple things an ordinary person can work on to write more legibly and efficiently in everyday life.
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Studying alone for 7 years, are my sources reliable? Please comment

Sat, 02/11/2017 - 07:53
I worry that I am learning incorrectly, creating my own language! These have been my teachers, what do you think of them? 1. Samskrita Bharati's correspondence learning program, sets of 12 booklets (I did the first 2 sets) 2. Michael Coulton's Teach Yourself Sanskrit, 1992 3. William Dwight
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90th dasaka to download.

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 20:31
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Pig Sanskrit

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 22:07
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Water conservation

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 20:43
Namo Nama: Is there a quote or subhashita on water conservation. I need for teaching small children about not wasting water and conserving it. I think in the ancient times, they never had these modern miseries such as water scarcity and really had to conserve water, I don't know. Dhanyavada:
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My critique of of Devdutt Pattanaik’s My Gita

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 20:16
Dear list Please find a link to my critique of ‘My Gita’ (Rupa Publications, ISBN 978-81-291-3770-8) by Devdutt Pattanaik. Comments and feedback are welcome. Thanks, Nityananda -- Nityānanda Miśra
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Wed, 02/08/2017 - 18:00
Dear All can anybody help to provide narayaneeyam recital of KPC ANUJAN BHATTATHIRPAD DASKAM 90-100 Thanks&regards Mahadevan Mobno-+971559138345
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A shloka from Bhashamahamya by Shudruk that has all consonants in order

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 01:55
*कः खगौघाङचिच्छौजा झाञ्ज्ञोऽटौठीडडण्ढणः। तथोदधीन् पफर्बाभीर्मयोऽरिल्वाशिषां सहः।।* *કઃ ખગૌઘાઙચિચ્છૌજા ઝાઞ્જ્ઞોઽટૌઠીડડણ્ઢણઃ| તથોદધીન્ પફર્બાભીર્મયોઽરિલ્વાશિષાં સહઃ||* *kaḥ khagaughāṅacicchaujā jhāñjño'ṭauṭhīḍaḍaṇḍhaṇaḥ| tathodadhīn papharbābhīrmayo'rilvāśiṣāṁ sahaḥ|| * *“Who is he, the lover
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SK XML version 1.1.0 - vArtikas markup added

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 10:50
Dear all, In pursuance of this subject posted earlier, now version 1.1.0 of the XML file is presented herewith. v1.1.0 Changelog - 1. Added markup for all vArtikas mentioned in SK. 2. HTML and epub format added for easy
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Lalita Sahasranama Mantra

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 10:36
Hari Om, I’m learning to do Lalita Sahasranama in Sanskrit and and I ran into a small confusion. Can someone clarify this for me? The word “Pankti” In Sanskrit it doesn’t look like there is a “K” in it? Is it pronounced differently?
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Rata Saptami (03-Feb-2017) - Rare Surya Saptakam From Skanda Puranam

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 19:41
Courtesy:sri.K.Muralidharan Iyengar Dear All, Greetings and Namaste. As tomorrow (03-Feb-2017, Friday) is the auspicious *Rata Saptami*, I am delighted to share a rare *Saptakam* (7-stanza hymn) on *Lord Sury*a taken from *Skanda Puranam, Vaishnava Khanda, Ayodhya Mahatmyam, and Chapter 7*
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विग्रह वाक्य of नमज्जनाभीष्टततिप्रदाभ्याम्

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 19:40
Respected Sirs, I shall be much obliged if any of you could tell me the complete व्युत्पत्ति for this line in the गुरुपादुका स्तॊत्र नमज्जनाभीष्टततिप्रदाभ्याम् I understand नमज्जन and I understand प्रदाभ्याम् . But what is the तति in between? Would any of you please give some similar
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Harry Potter in Sanskrit

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 07:06
I did not think of this myself, I promise. This is a question of my colleague's 11 year old son. I have Harry Potter in Latin, but no amount of searching turned up a Sanskrit translation. Have you ever come across such a thing? Or maybe other well-known English books translated into Sanskrit
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Rudra Puja - a new book

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 23:57
Friends, नमामि Feeling very happy to say that a new book on Rudra Puja complete procedure has been published. जय गुरुदेव Ashwini
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Can we add the saṃ prefix freely to verbs?

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 23:56
May we learn and teach together in a spirit of kindness. शिवभावे संशिक्षामहै समध्यापयाम च । Is it ok to add the sam prefix to any verb to mean "doing x together" ? Thank you! Jazirae
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Siddhantakaumudi unicode in XML

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 15:05
Apologies for cross posting. Dear all, I had been searching for Siddhantakaumudi in unicode for quite some time. Online resources of Paninian grammar usually had commentaries like Balamanorama available, but not original. I recently got one copy of SK from Mr. H. N. Bhat via mailing list
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Information on Ashta Vikrutis

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 14:53
Dear Friends I am looking for detailed information on Ashtavikrutis and applications .Please help . Thanks A n a n d G h u r y e
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Sati Saptami

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 19:53
Can anyone explain Sati Saptami in detail?? Thanks in advance
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Padma awards for Sanskrit scholars

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 19:00
*Padma Bhushan* Deviprasad Dwivedi (UP) H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn (Thailand) *Padma Shri* Chamu Krishna Shastry (Delhi) Harihar Kripalu Tripathi (UP) Michel Danino (Tamil Nadu) Complete list (please add if I missed out on any)
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Equivalent word for jallikattu in Samskritam

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 19:32
Valmiki addresses Rama as काकुस्थ at several places to tell that he is from the lineage of Raja Kaakusta. The real name of काकुस्थ was Puranjaya son of vikushi alias sasaada( rabbit eater). Indra requested Puranjaya to help him in his fight with asuras. Puranjaya asked for a suitable vahana.
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