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Sanskrit Grammar

CEC and University of Kerala via Swayam


Why this Course?The emergence of new topics like computational linguistics reiterates the relevance of learning Sanskrit Grammar. Sanskrit Grammar is considered as a foundation for any General Course in Sanskrit learning.
Genre of this MOOCAll Universities in India offering Bachelor Programmes in Sanskrit have a course in Sanskrit Grammar. The proposed MOOC attempts to simplify the Grammar with specific focus on Samja and Samasa, which are considered as the corner stone of Paniniyam Grammar. This understanding is essential for furthering the Sanskrit Learning in other areas of Sanskrit like language, literature, ayurveda and other applied fields. Hence, the course has a wider scope in terms of academic relevance in the current academic framework suggested under CBCS of UGC also from a socially relevant learning perspective.
Approach of this CourseThis course takes multi-method approach to grammar learning by providing a range of examples presented in different ways to meet different learning styles of students.



Week 1Module-1: Relation Between Language and Grammar and the important test in Sanskrit GrammarModule-2: Words Arrangement and Various Typs of Suthras
Week 2Module-3: The Technical Terms in Sankrit GrammarModule-4: Articulation of alphabets and their divisions
Week 3Module-5: The euphonic combination-YAN,AYAVAYA etc.Module-6: The euphonic combonation of GUNA and VRIDHI and replacement of AVATHA etc
Week 4Module-7: Use of prefixes with rootsModule-8: Explanation of PRAKIRTHI BHAVA and importance of NIPATHA etc..
Week 5Module -9: The euphonic combination of SCHUTVA-STHUTVAModule -10: The importance of PARIBHASH SUTRAS and their explanations
Week 6Module-11: The ADASHAS of TUK,SA and etc and UTVM to REPHAModule -12: KARAGAS-The nominative,vocative and accusative cases
Week 7Module -13: Explanation of instrumenatal casesModule-14 : The divisions and explantion of dative case
Week 8Module-15: Th divison of UPAPADHA in dative caseModule 16: The KARAGA in ablative case
Week 9Module-17: The UPAPADHA and KARMA PRAVACHINIYA in ablative caseModule-18: Explanation of certain SUTRAS in genetive case
Week 10Module-19: Partial ADESHA of certain SUTRAS in genetive caseModule-20: The technical term ADHARA in 7th case
Week 11Module-21: Compounds and their divisonsModule-22: The compound in AVAYAYIBHAVA
Week 12Module-23: The suffix of DAC in AVAYAYIBHAVAModule-24: The compund THATHPURUSHA
Week 13Module-25: The explantions of SUTRAS in genetive and SAPTHAMI casesModule-26: The divisions of the compound KARMADHAREYA
Week 14Module-27: Illustrations and explantion of compund DIGUModule-28: Explanation of compound in BAHUVRIHI SAMASA
Week 15Module-29: The divisions of BAHUVRIHI SAMASAModule-30: Continuation of BAHUVRIHI SAMASA and certain SUTHRAS Iin DWANDA
Week 16Module-31: The divisions of BAHUVRIHI SAMASAModule-32: The mutual relation in CO-ORDINATING compound
Week 17Module-33: SAMAHARA DWANDAHAModule-34: SAMAHARA DWANDAHA and it divisons
Week 18Module-35: The ALUK SAMASAModule-36: Explanation of certain SUTRAS in ALUK SAMASA
Week 19Module-37: various kind of Sanskrit RootsModule-38: Tenses-present,past and future
Week 20Module-39: Voice changes-active, passive and BHAVEModule-40: The important indeclinables and their explanationsCourse Summary, Further on Sanskrit Grammar

Taught by

Dr. G Sahadevan

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