Selected readings in the {s}idDAntakOmudI

  • US201.
  • 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. It is important to read the selected parts of this text in order to understand the {p}ARinian grammar. This course offers to read some of the important parts in the Siddhāntakaumudī, i.e. sandhi, nominal morphology, compounds etc.
  • Prerequisite: Advanced Sanskrit with CG20 Introduction to the {p}ARinian tradition, or equivalent.
  • Instructor: Tanuja P. Ajotikar.
  • Schedule: 9th September -- 9 December 2022.
  • Course meeting times: Wednesday and Friday 10:30--11:30 am U.S. Central Time; 9:00 pm IST (10:00 pm IST after 6th November).
  • Prerequisite: Introductory Sanskrit.
  • Course fee: $1500.
  • Course fee: INR 15000.
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  • 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. 1995–2001. The Aṣṭādhyāyī of Pāṇini. All volumes. New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi.