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Vasanta Navaratri - Sri Vishalakshi Stuti By Sage Vyasa From Saura Puranam/Happy New Year (Ugadi/Gudi Padva)

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 11:33
Courtesy:Sri.K.Muralidharan Iyengar Dear All, Greetings and Namaste. As *Vasanta Navaratri* starts today, I am delighted to share a short and sweet prayer on *Sri. Vishalakshi* of *Kashi* by* Sage Vyasa* taken from *Saura Puranam and Chapter 8* titled *Trilochana Mahatmyam*. The brief
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सूर्य मंत्र

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 18:40
1. *श्रीसूर्य मंत्र* *आ कृष्णेन् रजसा वर्तमानो निवेशयत्र अमतं मर्त्य च।हिरणययेन सविता रथेना देवो याति भुवनानि पश्यन॥* 2. *सूर्य अर्घ्य मंत्र* *ॐ ऐही सूर्यदेव सहस्त्रांशो तेजो राशि जगत्पते।अनुकम्पय मां भक्त्या गृहणार्ध्य दिवाकर: ॥ॐ सूर्याय नम:, ॐ आदित्याय नम:, ॐ नमो भास्कराय नम:।अर्घ्य समर्पयामि
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tamIl dictionaries and updates to stardict dictionary updater.

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 04:54
shrI dAmodara has made available two versions of a tamiL dictionary (listed in tars.MD <> ). Example output : [image: इनलाइन चित्र 2] As usual, this can be installed with the Stardict dictionary updater <
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Sun, 03/26/2017 - 20:25
ॐ ह्रीं श्रीपार्श्वनाथाय नमः Auṃ Hrīṃ ŚrīPārśvanāthāya Namaḥ Jay Jinendra 108 Vedic Upanishads Sanskrit Text in Devanagari & Roman + English Translation & Commentary By Ajay Kumar Chawchharia Set of 12 books 2016 24 x 16 cm 6151 pages Hardcover 13.5 kilos​ ₹ 12900
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Fwd: Opportunity to Participate in Samskrut Scholarships

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 00:44
---------- Forwarded message ---------- Priya Bandhavaaha, An opportunity for us to participate in Samskruta Kaaryam... this time by just contributing to Scholarships. Call from Satyanarayana Mahodaya for contributions. This will go to: 1. Students of Vidwat, BA, MA 2. Education expenses of
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भरत मुनि कृत नाट्य शास्त्र NATYASHASTRA By Bharata Muni A Treatise on Ancient Indian Dramaturgy And Histrionics

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 21:58
ॐ ह्रीं श्रीपार्श्वनाथाय नमः Auṃ Hrīṃ ŚrīPārśvanāthāya Namaḥ Jay Jinendra ​ भरत मुनि कृत नाट्य शास्त्र NATYASHASTRA By Bharata Muni A Treatise on Ancient Indian Dramaturgy And Histrionics Original Sanskrit text + transliteration + English translation With Notes, Shloka Index and
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Sat, 03/25/2017 - 19:05
Dear list, Is anyone aware of material on Kāpālikas that's not in English? I'd especially like to find more or less factual works in Indian languages. What I don't want any more of is creative writing where Kāpālikas are usually cast as the 'vile baddies'. Kind regards, Irene
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Some portrait sketches of Ambikadutt Vyas

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 07:39
-- Nityānanda Miśra
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Origin of the name 'Bhilsa-Vidisha'

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 09:02
(The following write-up is a part of a much larger piece I wrote a few years ago in the Marathi discussion group ‘’. The piece appears at and is called *­*‘विष्णुध्वज नावाचा लोहस्तंभ’ or ‘The Iron Pillar called Vishnudhwaja’. It summarizes the
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100 names of Kauravas

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 03:04
The names of 100 Kaurava brothers are given in Adiparva, Adhyay 108, Verses 2-14, as per the BORI Critical Edition of Mahabharata . These names are as follows: दुर्योधनो युयुत्सुश्च राजन्दुःशासनस्तथा । दुःसहो दुःशलश्चैव
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Google searches & Sanskrit Wordnet

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 18:12
All, Those confident enough to search for and evaluate information for themselves, at least in the first instance, may be aware that forums hosted by Google Groups, such as this one, have *built-in search functionality*. Simply highlight a word or string of words. Then access
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Rasarāja's 62 small flowery stories

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 17:34
ISBN 978-93-5087-073-0 Modern short stories in simple Sanskrit. English and Hindi translation also supplied. Useful as a Sanskrit-English-Hindi parallel text.
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One more doubt

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 12:25
Can you give me the different meanings of the famous sloka , Ramam dasaratham viddhi mam viddhi janakatmaja....... Please.
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Sanskrit forum

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 02:24
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Gujarati 'accent' and Sanskrit

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 19:12
This question is on behalf of an e-friend: How can he eliminate his Gujarati 'accent' when speaking Sanskrit? Can he buy a CD/DVD from within India that would teach the ideal Sanskrit pronunciation (whatever that is)? The explanations on the CD, if present, should preferably be in Hindi (not
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Tue, 03/21/2017 - 23:32
Someone asked the meaning of this: विराटनगरे कीचका दुपकीचकाद्. I don't know from where she got this.
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sanskrit online survey

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 16:48
ONLINE SURVEY ON SAMSKRIT EDUCATION ONGC (CSR) सहयोगेन संस्कृत-संवर्धनप्रतिष्ठानेन राष्ट्रियस्तरे संस्कृतविषयकम् एकं सर्वेक्षणं क्रियमाणं विद्यते, अस्मिन् सर्वेक्षणे अधोलिखितवर्गीकरणानुसारं भागग्रहणं कुर्युः – 1. प्रशासनिकस्तरः (संस्कृतविभाग:) विद्यालये संस्कृतप्रशासकः महाविद्यालये / विश्वविद्याल
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{Samskruta} "squirrel" in Sanskrit

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 11:09
Dear scholars, My apologies for cross posting. I was looking for a Sanskrit word for the ubiquitous and indigenous squirrel. Apte's dic gives the following words:काष्टमार्जाल, वृक्षशायिका, चमरपुच्छ ​I could not locate these words in Amarakosha. I would be obliged for any information about
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The first ‘written’ zero in the world.

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 00:00
The first ‘written’ zero in the world. It is now generally accepted that the present number system with its digits from 1 to 9, the digit 0, and the place value system, all of which tamed the infinity of numbers and made calculations with them easy, was a gift to the world of unknown Hindu
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sanskrit college of madras goes digital

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 18:14!/about-us
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