This course covers the Samjna-Paribhasha-Achsandhi-Halsandhi-Visargasandhi-Svaadisandhi prakaranas of the Praudhamanorama, a self-commentary on the Siddhnatakaumudi of Bhattoji Deekshita. The course is presented in the form of live online classes. After classes, the audio files (in mp3 format) accompanied by notes (in pdf format) will be uploaded in the portal. There are also tests and exercises, which would be evaluated by the teacher and feedback provided.
Students who have studied the Siddhanta Kaumudi and possess a good knowledge of sutra-sutrartha-prakriya of Paninian grammar.
Mode of Learning
Live webinars, supported by recordings and notes of classes uploaded in the pathashala.
Medium of Instruction
Mostly Sanskrit (with occasional explanations in English)
Useful books for the course
Praudhamanorama of Bhattoji DeekshitaSuggested editions:Praudhamanorama (Avyayibhavanta) with Laghushabdaratna, Bhairavi, Bhavaprakasha and Sarala, Chaukhambha Sanskrit Sansthan, Varanasi, 2003 (3rd Ed.). ISBN 81-86937-48-XPraudhamanorama (Avyayibhavanta) with Laghushabdaratna, Shabdaratna, Bhairavi, Prabha and Vibha, Chaukhambha Sanskrit Sansthan, Varanasi, 2009 (2nd Ed.). ISBN 978-81-89798-39-0Praudhamanorama with Sabdaratna and Indukala (Hindi commentary), Rachana Prakashan, Jaipur, 2007.
Vaiyakarana Siddhanta Kaumudi of Bhattoji DeekshitaSuggested editions:Siddhantakaumudi (4 vols) with Balamanorama and Tattvabodhini, Motilal Banarsidass, New Delhi, ISBN: 8120823427
Ashtadhyayi of Panini Suggested: Any edition with sutrapatha, preferably with anuvrittis marked.