Sanskrit Language Basics: Master One of the Oldest Languages

Learn Sanskrit, one of the oldest languages in the World
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58min of on-demand video

Basics of Sanskrit


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Did you know that Sanskrit is one of the oldest languages in the world?

Learning a foreign language is a unique experience. It is the gateway to an entirely new culture.

This course is for beginner learners of Sanskrit. It covers the basics, including the Sanskrit (Devanagari) letters. You will also learn the basics of simple nouns, pronouns and genders, and present tense verb forms in all the genders and singular, dual, and plural forms.

At the end of this course, students will be able to form simple sentences using nouns, pronouns, and verbs

Course Summary

  • How to read, write, and pronounce Sanskrit (Devanagari) alphabets

    How to differentiate the different pronouns in terms of gender, number, and case

  • How to form simple sentences using nouns, pronouns, and verbs


  • No prerequisites needed, just an interest in learning a new language

Target Audience

  • Enthusiastic students who want to learn the Sanskrit language, one of the oldest languages in the whole world

I have structured this basic course in a very simple manner. You will learn about the script. You will learn the important noun, pronoun, and verb forms. This will help you form simple sentences right away. This course also includes simple animated explanations about the basic grammar with respect to nouns, pronouns, and verbs. There's also a quiz.

You will learn the Sanskrit Alphabets, reading and writing methods, listening and pronouncing, splitting words in to alphabets. This course aims to make you comfortable to read, write, listen and write, introduction to nouns, verbs, pronouns and forming simple sentences in the Present Tense.

Who this course is for:

  • Learners curious about the Sanskrit language


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Prasad Hariharan
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