by Sanskrit Students — It is the lines tNLIKHk. for beginnen. Taun INLA Egenes. Thomas. Egenes. ‘re ifileteHiel li d-l–liottie leittiliit nil alihi itiikkiliilili Introduction to Sanskrit, Part 1 has 47 ratings and 6 reviews. Azaghedi said: This is a great tool for those who want to learn Sanskrit but lack a very t. Dr. Egenes is Professor of Maharishi Vedic Science and Sanskrit. He earned an MA and PhD in Religious Studies from the University of Virginia; an MA in.

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01 Introduction to Sanskrit Part 1 – Thomas Egenes

Lists with This Book. Sorry, this is a review of the publisher rather than the book. This site uses cookies. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. My initial impression of the content of book itself is very good. Sanskrit is written exactly the way it is pronounced, so the sandhi rules — which govern how the endings of words change depending on the sound that follows — must also be mastered.

I started studying Sanskrit with no prior background using just this book. The problem, for me at least, is that it is much harder to parse the words in a sentence without being able to immediately identify the familiar word endings.

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Charis rated it really liked it Jan 28, Return to Book Page. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. On top of that there are rules for how sounds change when words come together, called sandhi rules, and these sound changes are written. I haven’t studied Greek or Latin. I think this integration works well. Account Options Sign in.


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And the good thing is that there is a second volume as well: With all that said, Sanskrit is probably the most difficult language I have saskrit studied. Your full concentration can go to forms and drills, without additional burden to your memory by words.

Garrett Bailey rated it it was amazing Sep 26, Further the book has a nice, sturdy feel to it and prints largely so it is easy to read. Egenes has the right balance between morphology and usage. For those who egdnes studying completely on their own, fgenes is most probably the best book in English on Sanskrit. The initial learning curve on Sanskrit is painfully steep. Review “A dictactically well structured and student friendly text.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. You are commenting using your WordPress. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller ssanskrit Honestly, you learn more Sanskrit in the first 5 chapters of Coulson, than in this entire book by Egenes, but chances are you may not be able to get through those five chapters.

Yinzadi rated it it was amazing Sep 07, There ssnskrit no discussion topics on this book yet. Morphology Egenes has the right balance between morphology and usage. I can confortably write in Devanagari now and have a confortable grasp of the Sanskrit fundamentals.

And because of not only a general index but also a Sanskrit grammar term glossary, it is easy to locate any discussion on the relevant terms.


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Feminine nouns in i. Open Preview See a Problem? Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Please try again later. Get to Know Us. The number of places in which Egenes may be misunderstood, or not understood at all, are, in my own experience, very few.

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. The book has around pages altogether. Furthermore, it also includes the word long vocabularies that usually do not cover more than one page and the exercises, which may cover several egenrs. Back in high school, a friend challenged me to learn Sanskrit with him.

Oct 27, Azaghedi rated it it was amazing Shelves: Your blog is a joy to read. Each lesson includes instruction in alphabet, grammar, and vocabulary, with easy practice exercises at the end.

Because of its relatively wide design 19 cm wideand because of a nice layout with wide margins and relatively big typefaces, the text always feels inviting to read; and because of the wide margins there is always lots of space for making notes. Hardcoverpages.

It’s not like learning Spanish where you can start saying basic things correctly in the first chapter and start making basic correct sentences within a couple of weeks. Some inconsistencies between exercises and answers, and a few errors too.