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 was presented in the form of live online classes. After classes, the audio files (in mp3 format) accompanied by notes (in pdf format) have been uploaded in the portal. There are also links to video-recordings of the webinar. There are tests for each prakarana, which would be evaluated by the teacher and feedback provided.
Level of Difficulty
Students who have studied the Siddhanta Kaumudi and possess a good knowledge of sutra-sutrartha-prakriya of Paninian grammar.
Mode of Learning
Self-learning, supported by video, audio recordings and notes of classes uploaded in the pathashala.
Teacher for the course
Ms. Sowmya Krishnapur
Medium of Instruction
Mostly Sanskrit (with occasional explanations in English)
Duration of the course
Useful books for the course
Praudhamanorama of Bhattoji Deekshita:
Praudhamanorama (Avyayibhavanta) with Laghushabdaratna, Bhairavi, Bhavaprakasha and Sarala, Chaukhambha Sanskrit Sansthan, Varanasi, 2003 (3rd Ed.). ISBN 81-86937-48-X Praudhamanorama (Avyayibhavanta) with Laghushabdaratna, Shabdaratna, Bhairavi, Prabha and Vibha, Chaukhambha Sanskrit Sansthan, Varanasi, 2009 (2nd Ed.). ISBN 978-81-89798-39-0 Praudhamanorama with Sabdaratna and Indukala (Hindi commentary), Rachana Prakashan, Jaipur, 2007.
Vaiyakarana Siddhanta Kaumudi of Bhattoji Deekshita
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.