Tuesday, March 22, 2005

metaphorical_meaning_sanskrit_terms.pdf (application/pdf Object)Metaphorical Meaning of Some Sanskrit Terms

Mandukya Karika Of Gaudapada: "mind"Translation and commentary by V. Pancholi at www.spiritual-teachers.com. The site has a long list of articles and links helpful for the spiritual seeker.

Raja YogaPatanjali Yoga Sutras, translation and commentary, by Sw. Sivananda (Founder, Divine Life Society, Rishikesh).

Sunday, March 13, 2005

A treasure for German speaking students and scholars of Sanskrit : Deutsche Seite des Sanskritweb, German Subsite of Sanskritweb built and maintained by Ulrich Stiehl. In addition to existing set of original documents, check for new additions since February/March 2005: 1) Devanagari-Schreibuebungen Devanagari writing exercises (29 pages) (Also usable by non-Germans), 2) Manuskript-Leseuebung Manuscript reading exercises (6 pages) (also usable by non-German), 3) Yoga-Texte mit Vokabel- und Grammatik Erklaerungen, Yoga texts with vocabulary and grammatical notes (39 pages) 4) Stenzler's Elementarbuch der Sanskritsprache, Complete scan of a German Sanskrit textbook (120 pages). Also added is the scan of Ulrich's first book "Semantik."

Thursday, March 10, 2005

Vidyapatha :: Indian Scientists : India's Largest Portal on Educational Information.

Wednesday, March 09, 2005

Why Sanskrit?, Hindi-Sanskrit Alphabets, Vedic Astrology postings on YHVH Kabbalah and Spiritual Practice msn.com news group.

Sanskrit language and alphabet are displayed at omniglot.com along with over 200 scripts of the world. The Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights "All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood." is translated in many languages. Each language page has important links related to the language and alphabets. The site covers "why, which, how, where" of language learning including tips as "My experiences of learning languages" and "best way to study a foreign language."

An English translation by V. V. Shirvaikar of Dnyaneshwari written by Saint Dnyaneshwar is available on hinduweb.org. The German translation is given by Mr D. Platthaus.

Monday, March 07, 2005

The sanskritreader.de offers free Software tools for Sanskrit researcher and students. The CSX_Searcher, Sanskrit OCR (last update: 04.03.2005), Tagged Sanskrit texts with integrated dictionary, and Sanskrit dictionary are available for download.

The English translation of Gita Govinda of Jayadeva, The song of divine love, by Duncan Greenlees is available as a part of Digital General Collection at University of Michigan. The scanned pages are browsable and can be printed individually.

The collection includes valuable texts and dictionaries
(1) A dictionary of Sanscrit and English by William Yates,(1792-1845), 928 p. Calcutta, Baptist Mission Press, 1846.
(2) A Sanskrit-English dictionary compiled by Arthur A. Macdonell (1854-1930), 384 p., London, New York, Longmans, Green and co., 1893.
(3) Latin-Sanskrit Glossarium comparativum linguae sanscritae compiled by Francisco Bopp (1791-1867), 492 p., Berolini, Libraria Dümmleriana (Harrwitz et Gossman), 1867.
(4) Rig-Veda-sanhita translated by H.H. Wilson (1786-1860)
(5) Sakti; or, Divine power (a historical study based on original Sanskrit texts) by Sudhendu Kumar Das.
(6) The land of the Veda: being personal reminiscences of India by Rev. William Butler (1818-1899).
(7) A history of civilisation in ancient India based on Sanscrit literature / by Romesh Chunder Dutt (1848-1909).
(8) "Chips from a German workshop" and also "Lectures on the origin and growth of religion as illustrated by the religions of India" By Max Müller (1823-1900)
(9)A short history of Marathi literature : being a biographical and critical survey of Marathi literature from the early period down to the present times ; by M.K. Nadkarni, 1921.

Saturday, March 05, 2005

Yajurveda Taittiriya Brahmana (complete) in Devanagari script, with svara accents at sanskritweb.net.

Thursday, March 03, 2005

Antyesthi Rites: "krato" Hindu Cremation Rites at salagram.net.

Panini's Grammar and Computer Science, an article by Saroja Bhate and Subhash Kak, in Annals of Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute (BORI), Vol. 72, Pune, 1993, pp. 79-94.

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