This is a live free webinar course to learn the Madhyama Vyayoga of Bhasa. The course will be in Samskrtam. It covers the text explanation along with anvaya, padartha and tatparya and discussion.
Madhyama Vyayoga is a One-Act play of the Vyayoga type written by Bhasa, one of the earliest and most popular poets of Sanskrit. This play is based on an event from Mahabharata. The title of the play is drawn from a word-play on the word “Madhyama”, which could refer to the second of the three sons of a Brahmin, Keshavadasa; and also to Bhima, second among the three sons of Kunti. Towards the end, the reunion of Bhima and Ghatotkacha as father and son take place and Hidimba, the wife of Bhima is ultimately happy. The play is known for it’s fast-paced action and easy-flowing humour.
This course deals with the text in detail, explaining the dialogues, and the verses with anvaya and word-by-word meaning. Dramatic and poetic elements are also discussed as appropriate. The course is targeted at those who wish to prepare for exams, and also to a general audience who wish to study original Sanskrit texts through Sanskrit. All explanation will be in simple Sanskrit.
Students who have passed Kovida of Samskrita Bharati/Pravesha of Surasaraswati Sabha/Samartha of Chittoor Board/any Undergraduate level course with Sanskrit as a language.
Ability to understand spoken Sanskrit and knowledge of Devanagari script is compulsory.
The classes will be conducted online through a tool called Zoom. Students can join the classes through their computers or smart-phones.
2. Are the classes live?
Yes. Live sessions are conducted weekly between 06:30 PM and 07:30 PM every Thursday starting 8th October 2020. Only 500 attendees can enter the live webinar room on a first-come basis.
3. Can I ask questions / doubts?
Yes, you can get your doubts clarified during the QA portion of the live sessions. The teacher is also available for clarifications over Email. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
During Live Session, you can type in your questions and submit through the Question-Answer Panel.
4. I came to know of this course late, and a few classes have already happened? What do I do?
Recordings of the sessions are made available on YouTube within a week after the session completes. They can also be accessed from the Course page afterwards. Please note that the recordings will be made available based on the availability of resources for uploading and processing.
If you are a pre-existing user of Sanskrit From Home
If you are a new user,
Do I need any special app for attending the classes?
For attending the classes, Yes, you need an app named Zoom. If you are attending through a Smartphone, please download the free “Zoom” app from the Play store. Clicking the “Join Webinar” link from your Email will open the Zoom app and take you into the webinar.
If you are attending through a PC, just click on the “Join Webinar” link from your Email and follow the instructions on-screen.
1. What will be the language used in the classes?
The lectures will be in Samskrtam. Familiarity with Devanagari script is recommended.
2. How are the sessions structured?
Each session in the course is of 60 minutes duration. The last 10-15 minutes will be spent on addressing some of the questions raised pertaining to the session. The beginning time will be spent on chosen letters meant for the session.
3. What is the fee for this course?
The course is free of cost. However participants may give a voluntary Gurudakshina as donation to Vyoma Labs.
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