No friend like knowledge!

न च विद्या समो बन्धु
Ancient Wisdom. Modern Times.

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5 brand new courses!

Learn Sanskrit in context of its wisdom. 
At your own pace. 
At your own home. 

All the courses are in English.

Original Sanskrit text, word for word meaning, recitation practice, printable PDFs are part of the course. 

While focus is on the wisdom content, you can also learn Sanskrit in context, at your own pace, if you so desire.

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Shashi Joshi
Author, Instructor, Mentor.

न च विद्या समो बन्धु - No friend like knowledge.

  • M.S., Computer Science, University of Minnesota, USA
  • B.Tech., Computer Science, IIT Kharagpur, India
  • Three decades of industry experience as technical domain expert.
  • blog (over 4 million views)
  • Facebook page (over 34000 likes)
  • Author - Attitude Shift - Sanskrit Maxims for Contemporary Life and Leadership
  • Author - Hindu Prayer Book (compilation)
  • Sanskrit workbooks
  • Audio CD - Hitopadesha Part 1 - story and shlokas
  • Editor - Tarang, Cultural Magazine, USA (former)
  • Online courses.

My passion and exposure to Sanskrit started from my school days. I use my 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.

I started PracticalSanskrit blog (over 4 million views) and Facebook page (over 34000 followers) to share whatever I learned from Sanskrit works and how it helped me in life. Always bringing the relevance of it for modern times, because knowledge that can't be used is a burden we carry. This learning site is my latest attempt to share not just via text, but video and audio, providing a better learning opportunity.

Most of our problems are caused by our way of thinking which reflects in our way of studying, working, relationship, parenting, managing, leadership, behavior, motivation and inspiration.

Sanskrit works have almost every aspects of human thought and mind covered in its vast literature. Hence my mission - "Ancient Wisdom. Modern Times." - Find help for today's problems with the wisdom of the ages!
I welcome you  and wish you a fruitful and joyful journey of learning here.

~ Shashi

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