Simple Spoken Sanskrit – Teaching Methods
Chamu Krishna Shastry, one of the founders of Samskrita Bharati, explains why Sarala Saṃskṛta Paddhati is important for the spoken sanskrit movement. This is the method currently used by Samskrita Bharati the world over.
Posive action in promoting Saṃskṛta sambhāṣaṇam
Chamu Krishna Shastry, one of the founders of Samskrita Bharati – speaks of the need to speak in Saṃskṛtam rather than treating it purely as a symbolic identity-marker.
Sanskrit: A historical linguistics approach
Lecture: Sanskrit: A historical linguistics approach
Prof Madhav Deshpande
Professor Emeritus, Sanskrit and Linguistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Video: Is Sanskrit literature important for society today?
A conversation with Prof. Diwakar Acharya of the University of Oxford to explore the vastness of Sanskrit literature, its philosophy and relevance to society today.
Pāṇini – father of linguistics (lecture by Prof. Madhav Deshpande)
A lecture on Pāṇini, also called Śalāturīya (resident of Śalātura) and Dākṣīputra (son of Dākṣī) by Prof. Madhav Deshpande, University of Michigan.
Only our collective will can revive Spoken Saṃskṛtam
Chamu Krishna Shastry, one of the founders of Samskrita Bharati – draws a comparison between the revival of Spoken Hebrew as a spoken language by Eliezer Ben-Yehuda in Israel in the 20th century, and the revival of Spoken Sanskrit on a massive scale by the efforts of a small community of commited enthusiasts.