Ocean - In a Drop!
Power of a single word. (OID)
COMMON WORDS. DEEP MEANING.
- Learn Sanskrit in context.
- Learn at your pace.
- The lessons have to be completed in sequence.
- Every week a new lesson will be added.
What do the Sanskrit words for body, world,
person, widower, peace, healthy etc. literally mean? What is the deeper thought
behind these and many other words? Come, find out.
Why do things have so many synonyms in Sanskrit? Do they mean exactly the same thing? How can the same word describe a moth, a kite and the Sun?
Sanskrit words are consciously formed in ways that they capture an entire philosophy and give new perspective to look at things.
In this short course,
seemingly popular and simple Sanskrit words are looked at closely to reveal a
deeper philosophy and perspective on life and its situations.
In this course:
Power of a single word. (OID1)
At a glance:
- about 40 words
- 5 hours
- 1 hour/session (week)
- 5 weeks
- Instruction medium: English
Who should attend? (adhikārī): Anyone from 18 to 80 year, who likes to ponder on subtle things.
Subject (vishaya): Selected Sanskrit words that showcase a deeper level of thinking.
Purpose (prayojana): To appreciate a much deeper perspective in life from apparently simple and common words.
Course Content: Selected Sanskrit words, and discussing how they are formed and the deeper philosophy behind them.
Language of instruction: English
Shashi Joshi, Author, Instructor, Mentor.
He holds a Master's degree from University of Minnesota (USA), and a Bachelor's degree from IIT Kharagpur (India), both in Computer Science. He uses his analytical and teaching skills to present Sanskrit in a way that is easy to understand, interesting to absorb, and enlightening for living a better life in big and small ways.
He has authored a book, created workbooks, an audio CD, edited a magazine - all promoting Sanskrit wisdom for modern times. His motto - "Simple Sanskrit, Great Ideas." and "Come Curious. Go Wise."