{k}irAtArjunIya sarga 1

  • UP113.
  • The {k}irAtArjunIya by {B}Aravi is one of the Sanskrit {m}ahAkAvyas. This great poem is a part of the traditional syllabus of learning Sanskrit. Applying the traditional methods to learn a text is important to gain independence in reading and understanding Sanskrit. So herewith we propose a course reading the first canto of the {k}irAtArjunIya thoroughly with sanDi analysis, verbal conjugation, nominal declension, identificaiton of {s}amAsas, identification of voice, changing the voice (vAcyaviparivartana), anvaya of the verse and provision of Sanskrit synonyms for each word in the verse.
  • Course materials:
    The {k}irAtArjunIya of {B}Aravi with the commentary {G}aRwApaTa of {m}allinATa and various readings, ed. by Pandit Durgaprasad and Kashinath Pandurang Parab. Third revised edition. Bombay: Nirnaysagar Press, 1895.
  • Instructor: Tanuja P. Ajotikar.
  • Prerequisite: US101–102 or equivalent introduction to Sanskrit.
  • Schedule: Tuesday and Friday 9.30am 7 September — 17 December 2021 with a break for Thanksgiving.
  • Course meeting times: Tuesday and Friday 9.30-10:30am U.S. Central Time.
  • Course fee: $1,500
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Week Topic
1 Verse 1: dissolving sanDi, pada analysis, identification of the verb
2 ientification of voice, kAraka analysis of the verse, samAsa analysis of the verse, anvaya, change of voice
3 Declension of nouns and conjugation of verbs in all tenses and moods, according to traditional method.
4 Verses 2--4
5 Verses 5--7
6 Verses 8--11
7 Verses 12--15
8 Verses 16--20
9 Verses 21--25
10 Verses 26--30
11 Verses 31--35
12 Verses 36--40
13 Verses 40--46
14 Review
15 Exam