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.