Now available in paperback, this grammar offers a completely new approach to the study of Sanskrit, aimed at students with no previous specialist knowledge of the categories of grammar. It is a stimulating and infectious approach, designed to cultivate rapid and lasting enthusiasm for Sanskrit. Important features of the work are the use of connected passages for exercise which are intrinsically more interesting and challenging than the unrelated sentences found in other grammars; the great deal of attention given to the explanation of the Devanagari system; and the extensive appendices and glossaries.
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Best book for beginners
This book is vastly different from other Sanskrit textbooks. It teaches grammatical topics in an order that allows the student to begin reading fairly advanced sentences from the beginning. It also contains much more detailed explanations of grammatical topics than most other books. I have taught Sanskrit for many years and with many books, and this is the one I have finally settled on. I have also developed a website to accompany the book, with helpful tips and solutions to exercises. You ca...