Sanskrit for Philosophy students worldwide

Term 1 of the Foundation course is offered to those Philosophy students without any knowledge of Sanskrit, but those with some knowledge may join at the appropriate level. 

Sanskrit - September Term 2021

For further information or to register for any of the following courses, please contact Paul Douglas. Times are local to the tutor’s location. New York is generally 5 hours behind UK, W and E Australia are generally 7-8 or 9-10 hours ahead respectively, and S Africa is 1 or 2 hours ahead.

Foundation Course

Ten terms starting with the alphabet, continuing with simple sentences, stories, pronunciation, chanting, grammatical concepts, basic sandhi and some philosophy.

Times are local to the tutor’s location. 

Level  Local Time  Location Tutor Course dates
Sanskrit Beginners Fri 12 noon UK Sudhir Khanolkar 24 Sep to 26 Nov
Sanskrit 2 Sat 12 noon UK Geraldine Hay 25 Sep to 4 Dec*
Sanskrit 3 Tues 7am UK Christine Tadd 21 Sep to 30 Nov*
Sanskrit 4 Thurs 12noon UK Brigid McElroy 23 Sep to 2 Dec*
Sanskrit 5A Mon 4pm W. Australia Gai Kroczek 13 Sep to 15 Nov
Sanskrit 5B  Wed 12noon UK Odile Wythe 22 Sep to 1 Dec*
Sanskrit 6  Thurs 6pm   UK Jeffrey Sapiro    23 Sep to 2 Dec*
Sanskrit 7 Sat 7am E Australia Matthew Dunstan   18 Sep to 27 Nov*
Sanskrit 8 Tues 12 noon UK   Andrew Sisson 28 Sep to 30 Nov
Sanskrit 9 Tues 7.30am UK Georgina Melville 21 Sep to 30 Nov*
Sanskrit 9 Tues 7.30am Dublin Vincent Wallace   21 Sep to 23 Nov

 

Further Sanskrit Courses (after completion of the Foundation Course or equivalent)

Level  Local Time  Location Tutor Course dates
Further Skt 3A Mon 8.30pm Dublin Michael Delaney 20 Sep to 22 Nov
Further Skt 3B Thurs 6.00pm UK Priscilla Park-Weir 23 Sep to 2 Dec*
Further Skt 4 Thurs 12noon UK Irena Nicoll 23 Sep to 2 Dec*
Mahabharata Bk 2 Thur 4.30pm W Australia Gai Kroczek 16 Sep to 25 Nov
Shastras Study Sun 3pm UK Nick Street 26 Sep to 28 Nov
IGCSE Revision Sun 7am UK John Quick 26 Sep to 28 Nov
IGCSE 9 Sun 8.15am UK John Quick   26 Sep to 28 Nov


Panini - Laghusiddhanta Kaumudi (after completion of the Foundation Course)

Level  Local Time  Location Tutor Course dates
Chapter 4 Sun 4.15pm UK 8.15am Arizona Niall Mandal 26 Sep to 28 Nov
Chapter 28-33  Mon 7am UK Paul Douglas 20 Sep to 22 Nov

* with half term break

             

Times    

UK timings are British Summer Time/Greenwich Mean Time. 

New York is generally 5 hours behind UK.

W and E Australia are generally 7-8 or  9-10 hours ahead respectively.

S Africa is one or two hours ahead.