intro to sanskrit – class description

Introduction to Sanskrit

In this four-session class students will receive a basic introduction to the Sanskrit language. Topics in this engaging and inspirational class will include:

  • An overview of the history of the languages of India
  • Instruction in the role of language and mantra in Hinduism and Vedic religion
  • An introduction to the characters of the Devanagari script
  • Pronunciation practice through the recitation of scriptural texts
  • An introduction to the challenges of translation
  • Resources for further exploration and study

Link to class web page

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