Title Author Duration
Why Sanskrit Poetry? Dr. R Ganesh 2m 43s
Students of Sanskrit Dr. R Ganesh 1m 16s
Category 1 - Neither familiar with Sanskrit nor Indian culture Dr. R Ganesh 45s
Category 2 - Familiar with Indian culture but unaware of Sanskrit Dr. R Ganesh 1m
Category 3 - Familiar with Sanskrit but disconnected with Indian culture Dr. R Ganesh 1m
Category 4 - Sanskrit language and Indian culture - familiar with a bit of both Dr. R Ganesh 3m
Category 5 - Familiar with Sanskrit and Indian culture but not exposed to poetry Dr. R Ganesh 6m 17s
Shastra v/s kavya Dr. R Ganesh 6m 09s
Classification of Sanskrit Poetry Dr. R Ganesh 2m 19s
Vyakarana - Grammar Dr. R Ganesh 3m 06s
Kosha - Lexicon Dr. R Ganesh 3m 34s
Vachoyukti and Laukika Nyayas - Idioms and Maxims Dr. R Ganesh 2m 33s
Chandas - Prosody Dr. R Ganesh 3m 45s
Kavi Samaya - Poetic Convention / Meta language Dr. R Ganesh 10m 16s
Alankara - Figure of Speech Dr. R Ganesh 5m 58s
Why Puranas? Dr. R Ganesh 3m 27s
Why Sanskrt classics? Dr. R Ganesh 9m 25s
Examples - Purana, Kavi Samaya Dr. R Ganesh 4m 04s
Examples - Purana Dr. R Ganesh 2m 38s
Examples - Alankara, Kavi Samaya Dr. R Ganesh 4m 37s
Examples - Alankara, Vedanta Dr. R Ganesh 3m 52s
Examples - Vyakarana Dr. R Ganesh 2m 50s
Examples - Chandas Dr. R Ganesh 2m 49s
Examples - Kavi Samaya Dr. R Ganesh 2m 14s
Examples - Alankara Dr. R Ganesh 2m 09s
Examples - Shabdalankara Dr. R Ganesh 3m 15s
Examples - Vachoyukti Dr. R Ganesh 2m 13s
Example 1 - All-round beauty Dr. R Ganesh 4m 15s
Example 2 - All-round beauty Dr. R Ganesh 4m 46s


This course offers an authentic background to Sanskrit poetry appreciation. It covers aspects of Sanskrit grammar, traditional figures of speech, idioms, and maxims, and unravels the intricate connections between mythology, poetic convention, prosody, and poetry appreciation. Each topic is elaborated with clever illustrative verses from classical Sanskrit poetry.  


Prerequisites  -  None


Level : BeginnerLanguage : EnglishDuration : 1 hr 45 min


Dr. R Ganesh

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