Dedicated to Late Professor Shreedhar Ganesh Jinsiwale () my great- grand-mother’s maternal uncle who was the first Professor of Sanskrit (at the. Summary: Madhav M. Deshpande’s book Saṃskṛta-Subodhinī: A Sanskrit Primer is an excellent Sanskrit text book. Although not suited for the. Answers to exercises in Madhav Deshpande’s Sanskrit Primer – Sanskrtasubodhini.

Author: Togul Tegrel
Country: Kuwait
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Politics
Published (Last): 23 May 2005
Pages: 184
PDF File Size: 18.8 Mb
ePub File Size: 9.24 Mb
ISBN: 366-8-24438-483-9
Downloads: 58137
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Faet

Fifth Printing presumably with corrected typos, as in deshpane Fourth Printing edition Binding: Some grammar books require that the reader understands various technical grammar terms.

Other books that will greatly help the beginning learner are: Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The book also contains examples from Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain traditions, as well as samples of Sanskrit poetry and satire. There was a sanksrit filtering reviews right now. Set up a giveaway.

Although not slavishly following this rule, it is helpful, especially for the beginning student, that he does not, for example, translate a passive sentence construction directly into an English sentence with an active sentence construction, but keeps it passive also in the English. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? This is an excellent book. The desshpande are introduced as a matter of fact, with maximum simplicity and without unnecessary convolutions and accompanied by plenty of examples.

Besides his research publications, Professor Deshpande has participated sansmrit Sastric and literary debates in Sanskrit and has also published Sanskrit poems and plays.

Review of Saṃskṛta-Subodinī: A Sanskrit Primer by Madhav M. Deshpande | Sanskrit Studio

The explanations are clear and understandable. Explore the Home Gift Guide. For when he presents the table of consonant-vowel combinations p.

However and this is no downer on this textEgenes has some interesting info. The book’s examples include many modified versions of classical Sanskrit passages from epic texts such as The Mahabharata and The Ramayana. A Sanskrit Primer is an excellent Sanskrit text book. Allied Publishers Limited, Although the formation of words suffixes, infixes, verb conjugation, noun and pronoun declension, sandhi, etc.


Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here This book is deshpnde better than Perry’s Sanskrit Primer; There are way more exercises for each chapter, many more illustrative examples, and by the way, he also addresses syntax.

A Sanskrit Primer is a university-type textbook on Sanskrit, and apparently a result of his at the time of publication over twenty-five years of teaching Sanskrit at the University of Michigan.

Although not suited for the typical self-study student if not complemented with other booksit is a nicely typeset volume with sansrkit and concise prose that may be used during the sanskrt semesters of an introductory university Sanskrit program.

A Sanskrit Primer marks the culmination of Professor Deshpande’s experience of teaching Sanskrit at the Dezhpande of Michigan for over twenty-five years. Introduction to Sanskrit, Part 1.

The content of the book is just a rehash of many superior Sanskrit books. I highly recommend this book if you are looking for an easy fun read of Sanskrit Grammar.


Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. If you can get books by Pandit Satwalekar they would be the best. This is especially objectionable since the layout, especially on the consonant clusters pages, is simply a foolish-looking one-column layout, which one easily could have made into a multi-column layout, while using a deshpance typeface size for increased readability.

Deshpande M.M. A Sanskrit Primer

Arsha Vidya Sanskrlt Publisher: R Mack Top Contributor: A Sanskrit Primer marks the culmination of Professor Deshpande’s experience of teaching Sanskrit at the University of Michigan for over twenty-five years. You are commenting using your Twitter account. However, it is not, by itself, suitable for the beginner without a teacher, but can be complemented with other Sanskrit textbooks. Read reviews that mention answer key learning curve introduction to sanskrit key for the exercises sanskrit language deshpanee text useful devanagari egenes self-study steep class elegant explanations script study teacher vocabulary.


A meaningful study of Vedas will not be complete without the knowledge its script – Devanagari.

Deshpande M.M. A Sanskrit Primer [PDF] – Все для студента

It also simplifies the process of learning Sanskrit by dissociating this language-learning process from the heavy burdens imposed both by the tradition of Indo-European linguistics and the tradition of indigenous Sanskrit grammarians in India. You are commenting using your WordPress. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. This book is beautifully laid-out, clearly written, and is a joy to study — right up until you complete an exercise and want to check your answers and find that deshpandf only way to do it is just go pirmer and exercise repeatedly until you are sure your answers are correct.

Buy the selected items together This item: Get to Know Us.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Sanskrit Grammar for Students. Critical Studies in Indian Grammarians I. Yet another thing that is good about the examples is that they are, on balance, relatively literal in their translations. The Devanagari script is clear unlike many Sanskrit books that look like they are full of bad photocopies. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? There are no solutions to the exercises.

This is my second year of really focused learning.