Sanskrit for Philosophy students worldwide

Term 1 of the Foundation course is offered to those students on Philosophy courses in the School who have no knowledge of Sanskrit. Those Philosophy students with some knowledge may join at the appropriate level.

Sanskrit - JanuaryTerm 2023

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 10-11 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 Intro Thur 12pm UK    Anthea Douglas 12 Jan to 23 Mar*
Sanskrit 2 Tues 2.30pm UK    Linda Thompson 10 Jan to 21 Mar*
Sanskrit 3 Tues 7am UK Georgina Melville 10 Jan to 21 Mar*
Sanskrit 4 Thurs 12pm UK David Hockley 12 Jan to 23 Mar*
Sanskrit 5A Fri 12pm UK Sudhir Khanolkar 13 Jan to 17 Mar
Sanskrit 5B Sat 12pm UK Geraldine Hay 14 Jan to 25 Mar*
Sanskrit 6 Tues 7am UK Christine Tadd 10 Jan to 21 Mar*
Sanskrit 7 Thurs 12pm UK Brigid McElroy 12 Jan to 23 Mar*
Sanskrit 8 Mon 4pm W Australia Gai Kroczek 30 Jan to 3 Apr
Sanskrit 9 Wed 12pm UK  Odile Wythe 11 Jan to 22 Mar*

 

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

Level  Local Time  Location Tutor Course dates
Further Skt 1 Wed 12pm Dublin John Flaherty 11 Jan to 15 Mar
Further Skt 2 Sun 8.45am UK John Quick 15 Jan to 15 Mar
Further Skt 3 Sat 11.15am UK Annick Hardaker 14 Jan to 25 Mar*
Further Skt 5 Mon 8.30pm Dublin Michael Delaney 09 Jan to 13 Mar
Further Skt 6 Thurs 6.00pm UK Priscilla Park-Weir 12 Jan to 23 Mar*
Further Skt 6 Thurs 12noon UK Irena Nicoll 12 Jan to 23 Mar*
Further Skt 6 Sun 7am UK John Quick 15 Jan to 19 Mar
Shastra Study Sun 3pm UK Nick Street 15 Jan to 19 Mar
Ramayana 2 Thurs 4.30pm W. Aust Gai Kroczek 02 Feb to 06 Apr

 


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

Level  Local Time  Location Tutor Course dates
Chapter 3

Sun 2pm W Australia
/7am UK

W Australia Jayanthi Subramaniam 15 Jan to 26 Mar*
Chapter 8

Sun 4.15pm UK
/8.15am Arizona

USA Niall Mandal 08 Jan to 19 Mar*
Chapter 41 Mon 7am UK Paul Douglas 09 Jan to 20 Mar*

 

* with half term break

             

Times    

UK timings are Greenwich Mean Time / British Summer Time.