{r}aGuvaMSa sarga 2

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  • The {r}aGuvaMSa by {k}AlidAsa 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 and translating the text. So herewith we propose a course reading the second canto of the {r}aGuvaMSa thoroughly with sanDi analysis, verbal conjugation, nominal declension, identificaiton of {s}amAsas, indentification of voice, changing the voice (vAcyaviparivartana), anvaya of the verse and translation in Sanskrit.
  • Instructor: Tanuja P. Ajotikar
  • Instructor's introductory video
  • Schedule: 8 June--12 August 2022
  • Course meeting times: Wednesday and Friday 9:30–10:30am U.S. Central Time; 8–9pm IST
  • Prerequisite: Introductory Sanskrit.
  • Course fee: $1,500.
  • Course fee: ₹15,000.
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  • Course materials:
    1. Kale M. R., ed. 1922. {m}ahAkaviSrIkAlidAsaviracitaH {r}aGuvaMSaH. {m}ahAmahopADyAyakolAcalamallinAthasUriviracitayA saYjIvanyA sametaH. The {r}AGuvaMSa of {k}AlidAsa: with the commentary (the {s}aYjIvanI) of {m}allinATa: with a literal translation into English, copious notes in Sanskrit and English and various readings. 3rd revised edition. Mumbai: Mumbai vaibhava Mudrayantralaya.
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 Cojugating the verb used in the verse in 10 moods and tenses accrding to pARinian method and declension of nouns in the verse
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