Lessons

MONTH LESSON PAGE LESSON NAME LESSON DESCRIPTION
1 1 1 Wonder Why? Pronunciation and the writing of anunasika vyanjana - introduction
1 2 2 Aham VS Aham -  अहं versus अहम् Pronunciation and the writing of anunasika vyanjana-1
1 3 5 The Anunasika -s justification for existing. Pronunciation and the writing of anunasika vyanjana-2
1 4 9 Placating Visarga Pronunciation of Visarga
1 5 11 Meet Our exuberant Jagadeeshaha Self Introduction or introducing others
1 6 13 Affronted 'Gam' speaks up Verb conjugation
1 7 17 Present ing the entire present tense deal Table of Present tense.
1 7-A 22 Gender and person combinations Rules about 'Cha' and 'Vaa'
1 7-B 25 Sanskritofying English More on verb conjugation
1 8 29 Insights Into Vibhakti s Vibhakti table of 'Ram'
1 8-A 35 Reinforcing Vibhakti s Vibhakti continued
1 9 38 Of Caterpillars and Non-Caterpillars Avyaya-s
1 9-A 41 Exercises in sentence building Exercises on lesson learnt
1 9-B 45 Answers to questions in Lesson 9 A Answers.
1   47 Summing up Month 1  
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2 9-C 48 By the Way Difference in Akaranta, Ukaranta etc.
2 9-D 51 Practice makes perfect Exercises on lesson
2 9-E 53 Answers to 9 D Answers
2 10 55 Neuter words to the rescue Introduction to neuter words
2 10-A 58 Smooth seas never a sailor made !! Exercises
2 10-B 61 Answers to Lesson 10 A Answers
2 11 64 To be or not to be, that is the question Introduction to the  'As- अस्' Dhatu
2 11-A 66 Exercises to complement lesson 11 Exercises
2 11-B 69 Answers to Lesson 11 A Answers
2 12 72  Mālā makes her entry. Vibhakti of 'Aakaarant Strilinga' word
2 12-A 73 Exercising with Jane-FondA ! Exercises on lesson
2 12-B 76 Answers to Lesson 12 A Answers
2 13 78 Welcome Trtiya! Trtiya of Rāma, Vana, Mālā
2 13-A 81 Exercises with the Trtiya Vibhakti Exercises on lesson
2 13-B 85 Answers to Lesson 13 A Answers
2   87 Summing up Month 2  
MONTH LESSON PAGE LESSON NAME LESSON DESCRIPTION
3 14 About Him and her and not forgetting It Introducing Pronouns
3 14-A 80 Exercises with 'tad' and 'etad' Exercises on lesson
3 14-B 83 Answers to Lesson 14 A Answers
3 15 86 The Chaturthi on Chaturthi Chaturthi vibhakti and upapada vibhakti
3 15-A 89 Exercises with the Chaturthi Vibhakti Exercises on lesson
3 15-B 93 Answers to Lesson 15 A Answers
3 16 96 Panchami Panchami vibhakti with upapada
3 16-A 98 Exercises with the Panchami Exercises on lesson
3 16-B 100 Answers to Lesson 16 A Answers
3 16-C 101 Exercises with the Panchami Exercises continue
3 16-D 104 Answers to Lesson 16 C Answers
3 17 107 Relatively Possessed by Shashthi Shashthi vibhakti
3 17-A 109 Exercises with the Shashthi Exercise on lesson
3 17-B 111 Answers to Lesson 17 A Answers
3 17-C 112 Exercises with the Shashthi More Exercises
3 17-D 115 Answers to Lesson 17 C Answers
3   118 Summing up Month 3  
MONTH LESSON PAGE LESSON NAME LESSON DESCRIPTION
4 18 119 The Saptami vibhakti Saptami vibhakti with Upapada
4 18-A 120 Exercises with the Saptami Exercise on lesson
4 18-B 122 Answers to Lesson 18 A Answers
4 18-C 123 Exercises with the Saptami More Exercises
4 18-D 126 Answers to Lesson 18 C Answers
4 19 128 Sambodhan lot lakaar cha Sambodhan(calling somebody). Introduction to Imperative mood of
4 20 130 Level 1 . Commanding with the lot lakaar Introduction to usage of 'Bhavaan'. Prathama forms of feminine & musculine of 'Bhavaan' ;along with Lot Lakaar( of parasmaipadi verbs).
4 20 132 Level 2. Commanding with the lot lakaar commanding , requesting, wishing, asking for permission. Avyayas- 'punaha','na','maa'
4 20-A 134 Buffet Exercises on Lessons 19,20 (level 1) and 20 (level 2) Exercises on Lessons 19,20 (level 1) and 20 (level 2)
4 20-B 136 Answers to Buffet A 19,20-1,20-2. Answers to 20 A
4 21-A 137 Classy Classifications. The story of Panini - Part 1 Panini's valuable work of collecting classifiying different forms of nouns, pronouns, verbs (Atmanepadi, parasmaipadi, ubhayapadi,)
4 21-B 141 Classy Classifications. The story of Panini - Part 2 Panini's classification of verbs in 'gana'
4 22 144 learning how to formulate a verb form introduction to verbs of 'gana' 1,4,6,10
4 22-A 147 P.P s And A.P. s and U.P.s Exercises on Lessons 22
4 22-B 149 Answers to Lesson 22 A Answers to 22 A
4 22-C 150 P.P. s, A.P. s and U.P. s More Exercises on Lessons 22
4 22-D 152 Answers to Lesson 22 C Answers to 22 C
4 23 155 Asmad 'I' and it's forms/usage in different Vibhaktis . Introduction to 'Ushmad' i.e. 'you'
4 23-A 157 Exercises with Asmad Exercises on Lessons 23
4 23-B 159 Answers to Lesson 23 A Answers to 23 A
4 23-C 161 Exercises with Asmad More Exercises on Lessons 23
4 Banquet 23 D 163 Answers to Lesson 23 C Answers to 23 C
4   166 Summing up Month 4  
MONTH LESSON PAGE LESSON NAME LESSON DESCRIPTION
5 24-A 166 Exercises with Yushmad Exercises based on 'yushmad'
5 lesson 24 B 168 Answers to Lesson 24 A Answers to 4 A
5 24-C 170 Exercises with Yushmad More Exercises on Lessons 24
5 24-D 172 Answers to Lesson 24 C Answers to 24 C
5 25 174 Upasarga Prefixes to nouns, verbs & their functions/implications.
5 26 179 He who knows his pronouns...'yad' and 'kim' Pronouns 'yad' & 'kim' & their usage
5 26-A 180 Exercises with 'yad' and 'kim' Exercises on Lessons 26
5 26-B 181 Answers to Lesson 26 A Answers to 26 A
5 27 182 Making life easy with the 'kru' dhaatu replacing verbs with it's noun form & 'kru' verb
5 27-A 184 Exercises with the 'kru' dhaatu Exercises on Lessons 27
5 27-B 187 Answers to Lesson 27 A Answers to 27 A
5   189 Summing up Month 5  
MONTH LESSON PAGE LESSON NAME LESSON DESCRIPTION
6 28 190 lot lakaar in the A.P. imperative mood of Atmanepadi verbs
6 28-A 191` Exercises with the 'lot lakaar' Exercises on Lessons 28
6 28-B 192 Answers to Lesson 28 A Answers to 28 A
6 29 194 Past tense....Zindaabaad past tense of verbs.
6 29-A 195 Exercise with the past tense Exercises on Lessons 29. words for days & names of the days of week.
6 29-B 197 Answers to Lesson 29 A Answers to 29 A
6 30 198 Tumant Avyaya s Infinitive formations/words to denote 'for the purpose of'...(Krudant pratyay-1). Usage of verbs 'ishha' & 'shak''
6 30-A 200 Exercise with the ' Tumant Avyaya s ' Exercises on Lessons 30.
6 30-B 201 Answers to Lesson 30 A Answers to 30 A
6   202 Shishthaachaarah Much used words in daily life
6 31 203 'e' and 'ee' kaaraant words examples of words ending with 'e' and 'ee'
6 31-A 204 Exercises with 'e' and 'ee' kaaraant words Exercises on Lessons 31.
6 31-B 205 Answers to Lesson 31 A Answers to 31 A
6   206 Summing up Month 6  
MONTH LESSON PAGE LESSON NAME LESSON DESCRIPTION
7 32 226 Ooooooo!! What fun (Oo kaaraanta words) 'oo' kaaraant words
7 32-A 227 Exercise with the ' oo' Exercises on Lessons 32.
7 32-B 229 Answers to Lesson 32 A Answers to 32 A
7 33 230 tvant, lyabanta Avyaya s Gerund forms of verbs used for 'having done a particular action'...(krudant pratyay-2)
7 33-A 232 Exercise with 'tvant' and 'lyabanta' Avyaya s Exercises on Lessons 33.
7 33--B 233 Answers to Lesson 33 A Answers to 33 A
7 34 235 The Vidhilin Potential mood of the verb.
7 34-A 237 Exercises with the Vidhilin Exercises on Lessons 34.
7 34-B 238 Answers to Lesson 34 A.... Exercises with the Vidhilin Answers to 34 A
7 35 239 Adjectives. Visheshana s Adjective & usage/derivation of different forms of it in sentences & shlokas.
7 35-A 244 Trying to translate (on your own!) Exercises on Lessons 35. (based on shlokas)
7 35-B 245 An honest Attempt (Answers to Lesson 35 A ) Answers to 35 A
7   247 Summing up Month 7  
MONTH LESSON PAGE LESSON NAME LESSON DESCRIPTION
8 36 248 introduction to Numbers Numerals & their usage as adjectives.
8 36-A 249 Exercises with the Numerals 1-10 Exercises on Lessons 36.
8 36-B 250 Answers to Lesson 36 A Answers to 36 A
8 37 251 Time Time in the clock. Time of the day, week
8 37-A 254 Working with Time Exercises on Lessons 37.
8 37-B 255 Answers to Lesson 37 A Answers to 37 A
8 38 257 Relatively speaking Nouns for Relatives & for 'the one who'.Their usage as adjectives
8 38-A 258 Exercising with Relatives Exercises on Lessons 38.
8 38-B 259 Answers to Lesson 38 A Answers to 38 A
8 39 260 frequently used Avyayas Avyayas used in pair.
8 39-A 261 (Exercises with Avyays ) Avyaya Couples Exercises on Lessons 39.
8 39-B 262 Answers to Lesson 39 A Answers to 39 A
8 40 263 The Moon on my Head Nouns & adjectives ending with 'asa'
8 40-A 265 Exercises with the 'Asa' ending words Exercises on Lessons 40.
8 40-B 266 Answers to Lesson 40 A Answers to 40 A
8   268 Summing up Month 8  
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9 41 269 Future Tense. 'Lrut Lakaar' Future tense of verbs (Parasmaipadi and aatmanepadi)
9 41-A 270 Exercises with the Future Tense Exercises on Lessons 41.
9 41-B 271 Answers to Lesson 41 A Answers to 41 A
9 42 272 Active and Passive Voice in Sentence Constructions 'Kartari' and 'Karmani' Prayog in Present tense
9 42-A 277 (Exercises with Karmani ) Karmani Vakya Rachanaa. Present tense forms. Exercises on Lessons 42.
9 42-B 278 Answers to Lesson 42 A Answers to 42 A
9 43 283 Passive constructions in 'Lot Lakaar' Passsive voice in 'lot lakaar'
9 43-A 286 Exercises with Passive constructions in 'Lot Lakaar' Exercises on Lessons 43.
9 43-B 288 Answers to Lesson 43 A Answers to 43 A
9   292 Summing up Month 9  
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10 44 293 Takaaraant words words ending with त् 
10 44-A 294 Exercises with Takaaraant words Exercises on Lessons 44.
10 44-B 295 Answers to Lesson 44 A Answers to 44 A
10 45 297 The study of Active Past Participles 'Vat' pratyay...(krudant pratyay-3). Usage in Prathama Vibhakti
10 45-A 300 Exercises with the Active Past Participles Exercises on Lessons 45.
10 45-B 301 Answers to Lesson 45 A Answers to 45 A
10 46 303 The Active Past Participle - Part 2 Usage in other vibhaktis.
10 47 305 The study of Passive Past Participles Passive Past participles (along with Active past participles).
10 47-A 308 Exercises with the Past Passive Participle Exercises on Lessons 47.(Active & Passive past Participles)
10 47-B 309 Answers to Lesson 47 A Answers to 47 A
10   312 Summing up Month 10  
MONTH LESSON PAGE LESSON NAME LESSON DESCRIPTION
11 48 313 Introduction to Sandhi Introduction to different categories of 'Sandhi' (i.e. joining of words). Focus on Swar-sandhi. Sawarnadeergha-sandhi
11 48-A 316 Exercises with Sawarnadeergha-sandhi Exercises on Lessons 48.
11 48-B 317 Answers to Lesson 48 A Answers to 48 A
11 49 318 Guna-sandhi Type of Swar-sandhi
11 49-A 319 Exercises with Guna-sandhi Exercises on Lessons 49.
11 49-B 320 Answers to Lesson 49 A Answers to 49 A
11 50 321 vrddhi-sandhi Type of Swara-sandhi
11 50-A 322 Exercises with vrddhi-sandhi Exercises on Lessons 50.
11 50-B 323 Answers to Lesson 50 A Answers to 50 A
11   324 Summing up Month 11  
MONTH LESSON PAGE LESSON NAME LESSON DESCRIPTION
12 51 325 Yan-sandhi Type of Swara-sandhi
12 51-A 327 Exercises with Yan-sandhi Exercises on Lessons 51.
12 51-B 329 Answers to Lesson 51 A Answers to 51 A
12 52 330 Yaantavaantaadesh-sandhi Type of Swara-sandhi
12 52-A 331 Exercises with Yaantavaantaadesh-sandhi Exercises on Lessons 52.
12 52-B 332 Answers to Lesson 52 A Answers to 52 A
12 53 333 A Glimpse of Vyanjana Sandhi Vyanjana Sandhi. Jashtva-sandhi (Type of Vyanjana Sandhi)
12 53-A 334 Further exercises with Sandhi Exercises on Lessons 53.
12 53-B 337 Answers to Lesson 53 A Answers to 53 A
12   339 Summing up Month 12  
MONTH LESSON PAGE LESSON NAME LESSON DESCRIPTION
13 54 340 This lesson should be done by everyone ! Introduction to 'tavy,aneeya' pratyay. Potential participle (Krudant pratyay-4) & it's usage in different vibhaktis.
13 54-A 342 Exercises with potential participles Exercises on Lessons 54.
13 54-B 343 Answers to Lesson 54 A Answers to 54 A
MONTH LESSON PAGE LESSON NAME LESSON DESCRIPTION
14 55 344 Continuing with the Shatr...present Continuous Participles 'shatru, shaanach' pratyay. Present participles (Krudant pratyay-5). Focus on 'shatru' pratyay (i.e. conjugated form of Parasmeipadi verb) & it's usage in different vibhaktis
14 55-A 349 Exercises with the Shatr Pratyay Exercises on Lessons 55.
14 55-B 350 Answers to Lesson 55 A Answers to 55 A
14 56 352 A.P. Continues with the 'Shaanach' ' shaanach' pratyay (i.e. conjugated form of Aatmanepadi verb) & it's usage in different vibhaktis
14 56-A 353 Working with the Shaanach Pratyay (Exercises with Shaanach) Exercises on Lessons 56.
14 56-B 354 Answers to Lesson 56 A Answers to 56 A
14 57 355 More Of Shatr and Shaanach Recap of 'shatru, shaanach' pratyay.
14 57-A 356 More exercises on 'shatr, shaanach' pratyay. exercises based on sentences from lesson 57
14 58 357 Shatr and Shaanach, their Passive forms conjugation of Present participles in Passive voice & it's usage in different vibhaktis
14 58-A 360 Exercises with the Passive and Active Participles Exercises on all participles learnt so far
14 58-B 361 Exercises with the Passive and Active Participles (Answers to Lesson 58 A) Answers to 58 A
MONTH LESSON PAGE LESSON NAME LESSON DESCRIPTION
15 59 362 In-ending words. इन्नन्तशब्दाः words ending with 'in'
15 59-A 363 Exercises with In-kaaraant words Exercises on Lessons 59.
15 59-B 365 Answers to Lesson 59 A Answers to 59 A
15 60 365 Discovering Numbers Numbers & different formats of their use(cardinals,to the power of 10, fractions, ordinals, 'ways', 'times','kinds','which',dates,age) & their usage as adjectives i.e.in differnt vibhaktis.
15 60-A 377 Exercises with Numbers. Exercises on the Cardinals & the Ordinals.
15 60-B 379 Answers to Lesson 60 A Answers to 60 A
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16 61 381 Swara-Sandhi and Visargasandhi Revision of swar-sandhi & also some new rules of it. Visarga Sandhi
MONTH LESSON PAGE LESSON NAME LESSON DESCRIPTION
17 62 389 The Alphabet. Varna-vichaaraha Evolution of Sound, Varna-s, Their pronunciation and changes, Maheshwar Sutra-s,
17 62-A B 396 Exercises with the Maheshwara-Sutrani Exercise on the lesson
17 63 398 Vyanjana-sandhi Vyanjana sandhi - explanation and examples
17 64 414 Samaas-Vichaaraha Avyayibhava, Tatpurusha, Karmadharaya, Dvigu, Dvandva, Bahuvrihi, Aluk, Naya, Upapada Samaasa
MONTH LESSON PAGE LESSON NAME LESSON DESCRIPTION
18 65 436 Upapada/Kaarak-Vibhakti. Dwitiyaa Vibhakti. Level 2 -The second Vibhakti. Dwitiya Vibhakti Upapada
18 66 444 Upapada/kaarak-Vibhakti. Trtiyaa vibhakti. Level 2 - The third vibhakti. Trtiya Vibhakti Upapada
18 67 448 Upapada/kaarak-Vibhakti. Chaturthi- Vibhakti. Level 2 - The fourth Vibhakti. Chaturthi Vibhakti Upapada
18 68 454 Upapada/kaarak-Vibhakti. Panchami-vibhakti. Level 2 - The fifth vibhakti. Panchami Vibhakti Upapada
18 69 460 Upapada -Vibhakti. Shashthi- vibhakti. Level 2 - The sixth vibhakti. Shashthi Vibhakti Upapada
18 70 467 Upapada/kaarak-Vibhakti. Saptami vibhakti. Level 2 - The seventh vibhakti. Saptami Vibhakti Upapada
MONTH LESSON PAGE LESSON NAME LESSON DESCRIPTION
19 71 472 Sati Saptami,satah Shashthi cha. The Locative and Genitive Absolutes Sati Saptami, Satah Shashthi
19 72 479 Causal verbs. Preranaarthaka-kriyaa-vichaara Preranaarthaka
19 73 483 Chwiprayoga Chwiprayoga
19 74 486 Nominal verbs. Naamadhaatu Naamdhaatu
MONTH LESSON PAGE LESSON NAME LESSON DESCRIPTION
20 75 489 Ichhaarthaka-rupaani. Ichhaarthaka
20 76 496 Bhaavavaachaka-sajnaa. Abstract nouns. Bhaavavaachaka
20 77 500 'Lit Lakaar'. The "unseen" past tense Lit Lakaar and different Verbs in this form
20 78 505 'Lrung lakaar'. Wishful thinking Lrnga Lakaar
20 79 507 Alankaar-vichaara Alankaara
20 80 512 Nyaaya Nyaaya
20 81 548 Sanskrit proverbs. Lokoktaya Lokokti
Subhashita 1 Desi Daffodils
Subhashita 2 Forgiveness
Subhashita 3 Gentle Words
Subhashita 4 And thu Shall not let go
Subhashita 5 A Fulfilling Life
Subhashita 6 The Gift of Knowledge
Subhashita 7 With due apologies
Subhashita 8 Flattery
Subhashita 9 Playing with words
Subhashita 10 From darkness to Light
Subhashita 11 Animals and People
Subhashita 12 Old Habits die hards
Subhashita 13 The Gem that was Laxamana
Subhashita 14 The Cuckoo and the Crow
Subhashita 15 Ways to be famous
Subhashita 16 Chanakya's advice
Subhashita 17 Shiva's Good Luck Charm
Subhashita 18 Who am I
Subhashita 19 Eligibility Certificates
Subhashita 20 Fate's Decree
Subhashita 21 Of Swabhav
Subhashita 22 Whats that again ?
Subhashita 23 Generous Trees
Subhashita 24 Desire
Subhashita 25 Why Worry When The Lord is There

Sanskrit is written using the Devanagari Script and the alphabet is called the Varnamala

Vowels / Swaras
वर्ण SCM Transliteration lower case / sentence case/ upper case As in the word (UK pronunciation) Audio
a / A bun
ā / Ā father
i / I pick
ī / Ī peek
u / U pull
ū / Ū root
ṛ / Ṛ merrily
ṝ / Ṝ marine
लृ ḷ / Ḷ revelry
ḹ / Ḹ  
e / E pay
ai / Ai / AI  
o / O road
au / Au / AU ouch
अं ṁ / Ṁ lump
अः ḥ / Ḥ  
Consonants / Vyanjanas
वर्ण SCM Transliteration lower case / sentence case / upper case As in the word (UK pronunciation) Audio
क् k / K block
ख् kh / Kh, KH block-head
ग् g / G big
घ् gh / Gh / GH big-head
ङ् ṅ / Ṅ jungle
च् ch / Ch / CH catch
छ् c͟h / C͟h / C͟H catch-him
ज् j / J jam
झ् jh / Jh / JH gorge-honey
ञ् n͂ / N͂ punch
ट् ṭ / Ṭ cat
ठ् t͟h / T͟h / T͟H cat-house
ड् ḍ / Ḍ bird
ढ् d͟h / D͟h / D͟H bird-house
ण् ṇ / Ṇ runt
त् t / T  
थ् th / Th / TH thief
द् d / D the man
ध् dh / Dh / DH  
न् n / N can
प् p / P trip
फ् ph / Ph / PH trip-haven
ब् b/ B rub
भ् bh / Bh / BH rub-honey
म् m / M monkey
य् y / Y yes
र् r / R rain
ल् l / L rail
व् v, w / V, W work
श् sh / Sh / SH rush
ष् s͟h / S͟h / S͟H  
स् s / S pass
ह् h / H hat
ळ् l̄ / L̄  
क्ष् ks͟h / Ks͟h / KS͟H