Samskritam (Sanskrit)

To gain an understanding of :

  • The Sanskrit sound system and script.
  • Basic vocabulary – things, animals, numbers, etc …
  • Simple conversational sentences.
  • Nouns, pronouns, numbers, gender, case etc …
  • Verbs – tenses, moods, participals etc …
  • Sentence structures.
  • Adjectives and adverbs.
  • Saandhi – ellision and scansion variations in pronunciation when words are spoken together.
  • Simple subhashitanis. These are wise sayings or proverbs relating to correct action in life.
  • Simple prose reading and comprehension.
  • Simple word building and the compounding of words.
  • The derivation and importance of the names of common yogasana.