Syllabus/achievement requirements

Note: All course materials will be distributed in class.

Sanskrit Dictionary

Monier Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, reprint 2005. Motilal Banarsidass.

Chipstead: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary: University of Chicago, Digital Dictionaries of South Asia, 1921-1925. London: Pali Text Society.


Stenzler, A. F.: Primer of the Sanskrit language, 1997. School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Translated, by permission of Waiter de Gruyter, Berlin, from A. F. Stenzler: Elementarbuch der Sanskrit-Sprache (l868, Seventeenth Edition 1980) Translation @ Renate Soehnen 1992.

Whitney, William Dwight: The Roots, Verb Forms, and Primary Derivatives of the Sanskrit Language. A Supplement to His Sanskrit Grammar: Bibliothek indogermanischer Grammatiken, 2, 1885. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. Fulltext.

Speijer, J. S.: Sanskrit Syntax, 1886. Leiden: Brill. (Repr. 1973 Dehli: Motilal Banarsidass).

Geiger, Wilhelm: A Pali Grammar, 1994. Pali Text Society, Oxford. Translated into English by Batakrishna Ghosh. Revised and edited by K. R. Norman.

The texts will be handed out during the classes, these will encompass passages from the following texts: 1: "Kālidāsa's", 2: "Meghadūta", 3: "Śukasaptati", 4: "Vinaya Piṭaka", 5: "Mahābhārata" and 6: "Kauṭilya's Arthaśāstra" in class.

Published Nov. 13, 2014 9:09 AM