Lesson series

Ocean - In a Drop! 
Power of a single word. (OID)

Everyday Sanskrit words dramatically change your perspective towards life. A single word can capture an entire philosophy. What do the Sanskrit words for body, world, person, widower, peace, healthy etc. literally mean?


- 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.

PS: For those in India wishing to pay in INR (2400 1600), you can make payment here and send an email to Learn@PracticalSanskrit.com

Happy Learning!

In this course:

Power of a single word. (OID1)

At a glance:
    - about 30 words
    - 4 hours
    - 1 hour/session (week)
    - 4 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

Course Lessons

Shashi Joshi, Author, Instructor, Mentor.

न च विद्या समो बन्धुः No friend like knowledge!
Shashi has a long passion and exposure to Sanskrit from school days.

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."
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