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Sanskrit Prelims: Session two

OCHS Library
Dr Bjarne Wernicke-Olesen
Friday, 4 May 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

The course provides an introduction to Sanskrit for the preliminary paper of the Theology and Religion Faculty in Elementary Sanskrit. The class is designed to introduce students of Theology and Religion to the basics of Sanskrit grammar, syntax, and vocabulary. By the end of the course students will have competency in translating simple Sanskrit and reading sections of the Chāndogya-upaniṣad, the Bhagavad-gītā and passages from other texts such as the Buddhist Heart Sūtra (Prajñāpāramitāhṛdayasūtra). The course book will be Maurer’s The Sanskrit Language. This course is a continuation from the Sanskrit Prelims course started in Michaelmas Term 2017.