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The guiding principles of life could only be best understood with the use of Sanskrit words. Join Nickzano Language School.

Sanskrit’s linguistic influence is seen in India, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Tibet, China, Korea and Japan.

The Liturgical Language

Sanskrit is the liturgical language of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism.

Sanskrit Vocabulary That You Should Know

Ananda – Bliss

Ananda is where each of us wants to be when we think of being truly happy.

Satya – Truth

Sanskrit words such as this one, represent ultimate cleanliness. Satya represents truth-telling in all aspects. It is a discipline in practising positive morals.

Ahimsa – Peace

The word Ahimsa is much more powerful than you may think. Ahimsa means to be peaceful.

Learn More About the Sanskrit Language

One Of The Official Languages of India

Sanskrit is one of the 22 official languages of India.

Speakers

Sanskrit is used as a first language by 14,100 in India and by 15,770 worldwide, as well as by 194,000 as a second language in India.

Sanskrit Verbs

Sanskrit verbs are divided into two broad groups: athematic and thematic. Thematic verbs are called so because the theme vowel -a- is inserted between the stem and the ending. Thematic verbs tend to be more regular than athematic ones.

The Phonology of Sanskrit

Vowels

There are 13 vowels in total, including 8 monophthongs, 3 vocalic liquids, and 2 diphthongs. The vocalic (or syllabic) liquids are a combination of a liquid consonant with a brief vowel (ɪ, ə). Despite the consonant component, they behave like vowels from the prosodical and grammatical viewpoint.

Consonants

Sanskrit has 33 consonants in total, including 20 stops, 4 fricatives, 5 nasals, and 4 liquids/glides.

Sandhi

Sound changes at the juncture of words and between morpheme boundaries are widespread. This process is known as sandhi.

About us

Gregorio Jacobo Founder of Nickzano Language School
We offer courses at different levels. "Introduction to Sanskrit" is a course tailored to the needs of students who are total strangers to the language. Intermediate and advanced lessons are also available. We speak only Sanskrit during these lessons.

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