Lesson 49 – Analysis of a hymn from The Rig Veda (RV 1.1)

A short YouTube version is available here. [Expand to the full article to be able to click on the link]. In the last lesson, Lesson 48, we looked at some of the key features of Vedic Sanskrit, like Sandhis, Infinitives etc. In this lesson we will analyse the first hymn from the Rig Veda. This is a … Continue reading Lesson 49 – Analysis of a hymn from The Rig Veda (RV 1.1)

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Lesson 46 – Vedic Sanskrit – Accents – 4

A short YouTube version is available here. [Expand to the full article to be able to click on the link]. In the last lesson, Lesson 45, we continued looking at Vedic accents in various situations. We looked at the accent in declinable stems, the accent in compounds and verbal accents. Let us take our investigation of … Continue reading Lesson 46 – Vedic Sanskrit – Accents – 4

Lesson 43 – Vedic Sanskrit – Accents -1

A short YouTube version is available here. [Expand to the full article to be able to click on the link]. In the last lesson, Lesson 42, we started looking at Vedic Sanskrit. We said that the term Vedic Sanskrit refers to the metrical language of the Vedic hymns and the prose of the Brāhmaṇas and the Brāhmaṇa-like … Continue reading Lesson 43 – Vedic Sanskrit – Accents -1

Lesson 42 – Vedic Sanskrit – Introduction

A short YouTube version is available here. [Expand to the full article to be able to click on the link]. In the last 41 lessons we were looking at the grammar and usage of Classical Sanskrit.  In this and the next few lessons, we will look at Vedic Sanskrit. The term Vedic Sanskrit refers to the … Continue reading Lesson 42 – Vedic Sanskrit – Introduction