Laghu Siddhanta Kaumudi by Varadaraja is the most popular entry level text for Paninian Grammar. According to the saying, “काणादं पाणिनीयं च सर्वशास्त्रोपकारकम्” (Tarka and Vyakarana are helpful for the study of all shaastras), Laghukaumudi is studied by students of Sanskrit across disciplines.
This course covers the Samaasa Prakarana of the Laghu Siddhanta Kaumudi. It is prescribed as part of the syllabus in the Prak Shastri, Shastri Setu and Shastri Levels in Mukta Swadhyaya Peetham and RSVP Tirupati.
Detailed Sutra by Sutra explanation
Focus on Conceptual clarity and application of sutras
Extensive exercises for practice
Medium – Mostly Sanskrit, with occasional English Explanations.
Students at the Graduate level, who have already studied the basics of Paninian system; with minimum knowledge of संज्ञा-परिभाषा-पञ्चसन्ध्यन्त-सुबन्त प्रकरणs; with basic knowledge of Joining and Splitting Samaasas.
Note – This course is meant for studying Samaasas through the Paninian system. It is not for a general study of Samaasas. If you wish to study basics of Samaasas, please refer to the Kovida course.
This is a completed course. Recordings of earlier classes are uploaded for the benefit of learners.