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Sanskrit Foundation Course

Sanskrit Foundation Course

Sanskrit is the language of Veda and wisdom! A key for understanding the literature written during the golden phase of India. If you learn to read and understand Sanskrit, it gives you a base to understand India's ancient texts in their original form. Sanskrit foundation course is designed for such reasons. This course, designed for the beginners of the language, will give you a foundation knowledge of Sanskrit language. If you are one of those who wishes to learn to read Sanskrit literature, this course is for you!

with Kanakavalli Santhanam

Kanakavalli has done her Bachelors and Masters degree in Sanskrit, standing first in Vedanta from Mumbai University in India. Currently, She is visiting faculty at the university of Mumbai and also pursuing the post-graduate advanced diploma in Comparative Mythology. She has presented various research papers and won prizes for the same in the subjects of Sanskrit and Music. She has a teaching experience of more than six years. Along with Sanskrit, she has a diploma in Carnatic vocal classical too.

Starting in : February 2018



  • 15-Hour Course

  • A Series of 15 Classes

  • Sunday, 8am to 9am IST

Registration Cost: USD $100

Students Get a Certificate of Participation on Successfully Completing the Course!

Recorded lectures avaialble for the duration of 6 months.

15th February: last date to register. Late fee applicable thereafter.


  • Day 1: Introduction to Sanskrit

  • Day 2: Relations, Days, Concept of Pronouns

  • Day 3: Varnamala, Rules of Writings, Present Tense (PP)

  • Day 4: Present Tense (AP), Names of Animals, Birds

  • Day 5: Nouns and Cases

  • Day 6: Time Telling, Indeclinables

  • Day 7: Past Tense (PP), Basic Verbs

  • Day 8: Past Tense (AP), Colors

  • Day 9: Numerical Adjectives, Body Parts

  • Day 10: Imperative Mood (PP), Directions

  • Day 11: Imperative Mood (AP)

  • Day 12: Potential Mood, Tastes, Nouns ending in 'i'/'ee'

  • Day 13: Second Future Tense, Perfect Past Tense

  • Day 14: Gerund

  • Day 15: Sandhi


Is there any prerequisite to attend this course?

Familiarity with Devanagari script is necessary to attend this course. Knowledge of at least one Indian language is a plus point.

What will be the medium of instruction?

English will be the medium of instruction.

When will the classes happen?

The classes will happen on Sundays at 8am IST. The first session will be on Sunday, 18th February. If you stay in a different timezone, you can check your local time here - Sunday, 8am IST to my local time.

Where are these classes conducted?

These classes will be conducted on Zoom video conferencing tool. Download it here Zoom on PC/Mac, Android and iPhone/iPad

What is the procedure for joining these classes?

Once you enroll for the classes by filling up the form below, we will reach out to you for further details on how to join the class and the online payment.

What happens if I miss a class?

The classes will be recorded and made available for a duration of 6 months till June 2018.

Can I get a refund?

The course fee is non-refundable.

Does everyone gets a Certificate of Participation?

Attending 70% of the classes is necessary to get a certificate.

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