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  • Session 1: Introduction to VedāntaWhat is Vedānta or Upaniṣad? Meanings and interpretations of the term. Significance of Upniṣads being the final portion of Vedic literature. Upaniṣads and Āraṇyakas. Number of Upaniṣads.

  • Session 2: Īśavāsya-UpaniṣadDiscussion of the main concepts of Īśa-Upaniṣad: the Lord (Īśa); concept of Karma: action; Brahman: the highest reality and how an individual should elevate himself after knowing these doctrines.

  • Session 3: Kena-UpaniṣadDiscussion about the nature of individual through sense organs; principle of Brahman; story of battle between Gods and demons which leads a reader to story of Umā Haimavatī and Indra.

  • Session 4: Kaṭha-UpaniṣadThe famous story of Yama and Naciketā and its philosophical interpretation; pertinent questions asked by Naciketā on death, state of an individual after his death, etc., and illuminating answers by Yama; Discussion of Ātmavidyā which elaborates the sense-organs, concept of individual (Jīva) and the highest reality.

  • Session 5: Praśna-UpaniṣadThis Upaniṣad includes the questions raised by six sages to sage Pippalāda. The female principle Rayi and male principle Prāṇa as the cause of the creation of the world; the role of Prajāpati; origin of Prāṇa; the three states Jāgrat (waking), Swapna (dream) and Suṣupti (deep sleep); worship of Oṁ; the concept of ṣoḍaśakalapuruṣa (person who possesses 16 digits or parts) will be discussed in this session.

  • Session 6: Muṇḍaka-UpaniṣadThis session elaborates the principles of Parā-vidyā and Aparā-vidyā; Understanding the principle of Highest Reality through the questions and answers; Creation and dissolution as the aspects of Highest Reality; Sādhanā for the individual; the relation between Jīva (the individual) and Īśvara (the Lord).

  • Session 7: Māṇḍukya-UpaniṣadThe great mantra Oṁ is discussed in all twelve mantras of this Upaniṣad. The importance of Oṁ will be discussed in this session as it covers all the three foremost principles namely Jīva, Jagat and Jaganniyantā. The session also elaborates Oṁ as one syllable and its existence as three phases of Time (Past, Present and Future) and Oṁ as Brahman: the highest reality.

  • Session 8: Taittirīya- UpaniṣadDiscussion about the Śikṣā: the phonetics in cosmic sense with reference to the first chapter of the Upaniṣad, i.e., Śikṣāvallī. Discussion on the subjects of second chapter, i.e., Brahmavallī: Discription and definition of Brahman, theory of Creation, concept of Pañcakośa (five sheaths) and concept of Ānanda (the bliss). The story of Bhṛgu and Varuṇa with reference to the third chapter of Upaniṣad, i.e. Bhṛguvalli.

  • Session 9: Aitareya- UpaniṣadDiscussion on the concept of Creation which is the main theme of this Upaniṣad. Idea of ‘Birth’ from the stage of conception, and the doctrine of Brahman and Jīva will be discussed in the session with reference to Aitareya-Upaniṣad.

  • Session 10: Chāndogya-UpaniṣadThe worship of Sāma, Significance and worship of Oṁ and the famous stories such as Satyakāma Jābāla will be discussed with their significance.

  • Session 11: Bṛhadāraṇyaka- UpaniṣadThis Upaniṣad which is huge in size is divided into six chapters. The cosmic Aśvamedha sacrifice, dialogue between Gārgya and Ajātaśatru, Yājñavalkya and Maitreyī, Janaka and Yājñavalkya will be discussed in this session.

Teacher Profile

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Dr. Gauri Moghe

Gauri has Ph.D. in Sanskrit (Tantrashastra) from Savitribai Phule Pune Unversity in India. Currently, she is working in Bhandarkar Oriental Institute as an Honorary Collaborator in Mahabharata Cultural Index project. Her areas of interest are Vedanta, Tantrashastra, Mahabharata, Translation of Sanskrit texts and Classical Music. She has worked as a researcher and linguist in institutes like Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute as well as for IIT-Bombay. Her research work has been published in national and international conferences on topics related to Beejamantra, Tantra, Grammar and Music. She is also co-authoring a book on Tantra which is in progress.

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Introduction – Nominal Root
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Kaaraka – Introduction
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Kaaraka – Cases Explained
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Pronouns
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Verbs – Introduction
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Verbs – Present Tense PP Endings
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Verbs – Present Tense AP Endings
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Adjectives
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Sandhi – Guna Sandhi
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Sandhi – Vridhhi Sandhi
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Sandhi – Yann Sandhi
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Prefixes (Upasarga)
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Indeclinables – Avyaya Part 1
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Indeclinables – Avyaya Part 2
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Particular Roots and Cases Part 1
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Particular Roots and Cases Part 2
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Rules of Sanskrit Writing

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Sanhita Joshi

Sanhita Joshi is a Gold medalist and Mumbai University Topper at Masters and Bachelors Examination of Sanskrit. Her specialisation is in Sanskrit Grammar. Currently Sanhita is Visiting Faculty at Sanskrit Department of Mumbai University. She has teaching experience of almost five years.

She wants to contribute for the spread and growth of this ancient yet extremely scientific language and Open Pathshala is one way for her to do so!

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Imperative Mood – AP Roots (लोट् लकार्)
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Potential Mood – PP Roots (लिङ् लकार्)
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Potential Mood – AP Roots (लिङ् लकार्)
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Verbs – Second and Eighth conjugation
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Gerund – Tvanta (त्वान्त)
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Gerund – Lyabanta (ल्यबन्त)
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Gerund – Tumanta (तुमन्त)
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Participles – Past Active
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Participles – Past Passive
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Participles – Potential Passive
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Voice – Explained
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Voice – Making Passive Verb Forms
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Voice – Change the Voice
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Introduction to compounds (समास)
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Compounds – Avyayibhaav (अव्ययीभाव समास)
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Compounds – Dwandwa (द्वन्द्व समास)
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Compounds – Vibhakti Tatpurush (विभक्ति तत्पुरुष समास)
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Compounds – Karmadhaaraya (कर्मधारय समास)
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Sandhi – Ayadi, Poorvarup, Pragruhya, Visarga (अयादि, पूर्वरुप, प्रगृह्य, विसर्ग – सन्धि)
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Days of the week
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Numbers and Numericals
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Indeclinables
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Particular Roots and Cases

Teacher Profile

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Sanhita Joshi

Sanhita Joshi is a Gold medalist and Mumbai University Topper at Masters and Bachelors Examination of Sanskrit. Her specialisation is in Sanskrit Grammar. Currently Sanhita is Visiting Faculty at Sanskrit Department of Mumbai University. She has teaching experience of almost five years.

She wants to contribute for the spread and growth of this ancient yet extremely scientific language and Open Pathshala is one way for her to do so!

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A ReSanskrit and OpenPathshala Initiative

Started over a simple ‘Hi’ on Instagram, both of us quickly realized that we are working towards the same objective of making our treasured language, Sanskrit, reach the masses and that’s how this initiative came into effect. Both of us have worked our hearts out into creating and promoting these courses. We are making them available at very affordable prices, and we hope we will be able to achieve our objective with your support.

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