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. 

May 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 1 Sat 12 noon UK Geraldine Hay 8 May to 17 Jul*
Sanskrit 2 Tues 7am UK Christine Tadd 4 May to 13 Jul*
Sanskrit 3 Thurs 12noon UK Brigid McElroy 6 May to 15 Jul*
Sanskrit 4 Mon 4pm W. Australia Gai Kroczek 17 May to 26 Jul
Sanskrit 5A  Wed 12noon UK Odile Wythe 5 May to 14 Jul*
Sanskrit 5B  Thurs 6pm   UK Jeffrey Sapiro    6 May to 15 Jul*
Sanskrit 6 Sat 7am E Australia Matthew Dunstan   15 May to 17 Jul
Sanskrit 7 Tues 12 noon UK   Andrew Sisson 4 May to 6 Jul
Sanskrit 8 Tues 7am UK Georgina Melville 4 May to 13 Jul*
Sanskrit 8 Tues 7.30am Dublin Vincent Wallace   4 May to 6 Jul

 

Further Sanskrit Courses (following the Foundation Course)

Level  Local Time  Location Tutor Course dates
Further Skt 2B Mon 7.30pm Dublin Michael Delaney 26 Apr to 5 Jul
Further Skt 3A Thurs 6.00pm UK Priscilla Park-Weir 6 May to 15 Jul*
Further Skt 3B Thurs 12noon UK Irena Nicoll 6 May to 15 Jul*
Mahabharata stories Thur 4pm W Australia Gai Kroczek 20 May to 22 Jul
Study of Shastras Sun 3pm UK Nick Street 9 May to 11 Jul
IGCSE 9 Sun 7am UK John Quick 9 May to 11 Jul
IGCSE 8 Sun 8.15am UK John Quick   9 May to 11 Jul


Panini - Laghusiddhanta Kaumudi

Level  Local Time  Location Tutor Course dates
Chapter 2-3 Sun 4.15pm UK 8.15am Arizona Niall Mandal 8 May to 11 Jul
Chapter 22  Mon 7am UK Paul Douglas 17 May to 19 Jul

* with half term break

             

Times    

UK timings are British Summer 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.