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 - January Term 2024

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 Wed 12pm UK Brigid McElroy              10 Jan to 20 Mar*
Sanskrit 2 Wed 7.30pm      UK    Priscilla Park-Weir         10 Jan to 20 Mar*
Sanskrit 3 Thurs 7am UK    Irena Nicoll 11 Jan to 21 Mar*
Sanskrit 4 Thurs 12pm UK    Anthea Douglas 11 Jan to 21 Mar*
Sanskrit 5B Tues 7am UK Georgina Melville 9 Jan to 19 Mar*
Sanskrit 7 Fri 12pm UK Sudhir Khanolkar 12 Jan to 15 Mar
Sanskrit 8 Sat 12pm UK Geraldine Hay               13 Jan to 23 Mar*
Sanskrit 9 Mon 7am UK Christine Tadd               8 Jan to 18 Mar*

 

 

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

Level  Local Time  Location Tutor Course dates
Further Skt 1 Thurs 2pm UK Brigid McElroy 11 Jan to 21 Mar*
Further Skt 3 Mon 4pm W Australia Gai Kroczek 30 Jan to 3 April
Further Skt 3 Tues 1pm UK John Quick 9 Jan to 12 Mar
Further Skt 4 Wed 12pm Dublin John Flaherty 10 Jan to 13 Mar
Further Skt 5 Sat 11.15am UK Annick Hardaker 13 Jan to 23 Mar*
Fr Skt Revision Thurs 4.30pm W Australia Gai Kroczek 2 Feb to 6 April
Fr Skt Revision Thurs 6.00pm UK Priscilla Park-Weir 11 Jan to 21 Mar*
IGCSE Course Mon 8.30pm Dublin Michael Delaney 8 Jan to 11 Mar
Shastra Study  Sun 3pm UK Nick Street 14 Jan to 17 Mar
Shastra Study  Thurs 7.45pm UK Penelope Sapiro 11 Jan to 21 Mar*

 

Panini - Laghusiddhanta Kaumudi (for more advanced students)

Level  Local Time  Location Tutor Course dates
Chapter 6

Sun 1.45pm W Australia
/6.45am UK

W Australia Jayanthi Balasubramaniam 14 Jan to 21 Mar*
Chapter 12

Sun 4.15pm UK
/8.15am Arizona

USA Niall Mandal 14 Jan to 17 Mar*

 

* with half term break

             

Times    

UK timings are Greenwich Mean Time / British Summer Time.