{s}idDAntakOmudI {v}iBaktyarTaprakaraRa

  • US200.
  • The {s}idDAntakOmudI is a 16th CE commentary on the {a}zwADyAyI. It is widely used by beginners in the study of {p}ARinian grammar to understand rules in the {a}zwADyAyI. The {v}iBaktyarTa section is important from the point of view of learning the syntax and semantics of Sanskrit. This course presents reading of the {v}iBaktyarTa section of the {s}idDAntakOmudI (114 rules nos. 532–646). Rules are analyzed word by word and line by line, presenting the principles of the {p}ARinian tradition reflected in the commentary.
  • Prerequisite: US101–102 or equivalent introduction to Sanskrit, and CG20 Introduction to the {p}ARinian tradition, or equivalent.
  • Reference material
    1. Giridhara Śarmā Chaturveda and Parameśvarānanda Śarmā Bhāskara, eds. 1958–1961. Bhaṭṭojī Dīkṣita’s Vaiyākaraṇa-siddhānta-kaumudī with Vāsudeva Dīkṣita’s Bālamanoramā and Jñānendra Sarasvatī’s Tattvabodhinī. Vol. I. New Delhi: Motilal Banarsidas.
    2. Vasu, S. C., trans. 1906. The Siddhāntakaumudī of Bhaṭṭojī Dīkṣita edited and translated into English. Vol. I. Delhi.
    3. Cardona, George. 1976. Pāṇini: A survey of research, pp. 215--221. The Hague; Paris: Mouten.
    4. Joshi, S. D. and J. A. F. Roodbergen. 1995. The Aṣṭādhyāyī of Pāṇini. Volume IV (1.4.1–1.4.110). New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi.
    5. Joshi, S. D. and J. A. F. Roodbergen. The Aṣṭādhyāyī of Pāṇini. 1998. Volume VII (2.3.1--2.3.73). New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi.
  • Instructor: Tanuja P. Ajotikar.
  • Schedule: To be announced.
  • Course fee: $1,500.
  • Express interest.