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Panchadi in Veda suktam

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 17:33
What is meant by the word "panchadi"as pronounced by Tamil Vedic pandpits?
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A How to handbook for Pannini'a rules, please.

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 17:32
All, A *How to handbook*, for English speakers if at all possible, please. How to make those densely packed rules, accessible to all? They were so packed in those ancient times, solely out of necessity. There being the almost complete absence of durable recording media, stone carving
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Grammar and philosophy taught together

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 17:31
(Note: This is written on lighter note, not to be reacted.) A teacher takes sanskrit grammar as the topic in the class and the following is the lesson. Rama eats a fruit. रामः फलम् खादति। Here रामः (Rama) is the subject and खादति (eats) is the verb.
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Article on Guru Purnima

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 14:46
Dear list Wish you all a happy Guru Purnima. Some of you may be interested in my short article titled “On Guru Purnima: Thirty-four meanings of the word ‘Guru’”: The article is written keeping the layperson
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Stava/Stotra related to Govardhana Hill

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 10:06
dear vidvaj-janas, my pranams. I am looking for any stotras/stavas related to Govardhana Hill from any Sanskritist from any sampradaya (except Gaudiya Vaishnava, as I already have them). Thanks in advance. sādhu-caraṇa-rajo 'bhilāṣī, hari parshad das.
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Nalopakhyanam audio

Sat, 07/08/2017 - 19:15
Dear List, If anyone has come across a good recording of Nalopakhyanam, please share where to get it. Kind regards, Irene
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Meaning of shlok

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 03:13
Dear Sir/Madam, I want meaning along with the detailed explanation of the following shlok- भयानाम् भयं भीषणं भीषणानाम् गति: प्राणिनाम् पावनं पावनानां महोच्चै: पदानाम् नियन्तृ त्वमेकं परेषां परं रक्षकम् रक्षकानाम् | I want to know about this sentence whether is there any error in this
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Stem for ऎक्यं

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 20:25
Dear Sir, Can you please tell me the case and the gender of the word ऎक्यं. And also stem(base) from which it is derived. The meaning I know is ऎक्यं = identity, oneness. Regards Ramana murthy
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help needed: in पदच्छेद (parsing)

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 21:02
Dear sir. Here is a sloka from Atma Bodha. वपुस्तुषादिभिः कोशैर्युक्तं युक्त्यवघाततः । आत्मानमन्तरं शुद्धं विविच्यात्तण्डुलं यथा ॥१६॥ Can you please provide the पदच्छेद (parsing) for “युक्त्यवघाततः”with meaning and identification of case and number. Regards Ramana murthy
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doubt in subhashitam

Tue, 07/04/2017 - 21:00
In the sloka दानेन पाणि: ...... what does मानेन mean? thanks
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Everything is already tasted, then how can I worship?

Tue, 07/04/2017 - 21:00
I tried to translate a telugu song sung by Dr.Balamurali Krishna, "Emi sethuraa linga emi sethu raa" and I landed up something like this: किं करिष्यामि शम्भोहम् ! किं करिष्यामि शम्भोहम् ! गङ्गोदकम् अनुचितम् अभिषेकायानुचितम् । तत् मीनस्य भेकस्य च लालाक्लिन्नजलम् मलम् ॥ ( किं करिष्यामि...)
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तत्तत्व --- तत् तत्त्व

Tue, 07/04/2017 - 17:26
Dear members I found the word तत्तत्व subdivided into तत् तत्त्व Is there some grammatical rule? Or तत्व It is synonymous of तत्त्व? grazie valerio
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Ashadha Ekadashi - Mokavimshaka Stotram from Harivamsha Puranam

Tue, 07/04/2017 - 10:17
Courtesy:Sri.K.Muralidharan Iyengar Dear All, Greetings and Namaste. At the outset, my apologies for the long hiatus in my stotra posting - many have sent mails enquiring whether I had dropped their names from my distribution list. My professional front had kept me very busy in the last 2-3
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Declension of a pronoun cascadingly

Mon, 07/03/2017 - 17:37
Dear Sir, “SabdaManjari” and “A Higher Sanskrit Grammar (MR KALE)” give a list of 35 pronouns. And युष्मद् and त्वत् are two of them. From KALE’S book Page no 87&88: (Please see attachment) “§ 132. The following 35 words are termed 'Pronouns' in Sanskrit:- सर्व, विश्व, उभ,
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Mon, 07/03/2017 - 17:37
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Large numbers in Bharatiya sahitya, an article

Sun, 07/02/2017 - 20:30
Namaste, This is my recent article on large numbers in Bharatiya sahitya.ṅkhyalakṣaṇani-characteristics-hindu-numbers/ Constructive feedback is appreciated. Thank you.
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Joining the group

Sun, 07/02/2017 - 16:41
My friend who teaches Sanskrit in Dubai wants to join the group. How should he do it. Pl he is v enthusiastic
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Series on Sanskrit names

Sun, 07/02/2017 - 15:05
Dear list I have started a new short video series on Sanskrit names. In each video, I will pick up a Sanskrit name, give its root(s), and explain it in English. The first video of the series is here. Please share with those who may be interested.
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Fri, 06/30/2017 - 15:57
Dear members I can not understand the word " ūrdhvaretaskaḥ". I separated the words as follows: yaḥ ca askhalita-ūrdhvaretaskaḥ Can someone help me? Thank you valerio [image: Immagine incorporata 1]
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Sanskrit-Hindi dictionary

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 00:06
Is there a good concise Sanskrit-Hindi dictionary you would recommend? Thank you.
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