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RLG260H1: Introduction to Sanskrit I
The first semester of an introduction to Classical Sanskrit for beginners. Students build grammar and vocabulary, and begin to read texts in Sanskrit. Complete beginners are welcome. Two sections of the course will be offered: an on-campus class meeting and an online section via live webinar participation. The final exam will require attendance on the St. George campus, or in another authorized exam centre.
RLG263H1-S Introduction to Sanskrit II
The second semester of an introduction to Classical Sanskrit for beginners. Students continue to build grammar and vocabulary, and use that knowledge to read texts in Sanskrit.
RLG359H1-F Intermediate Sanskrit I and II
Review of grammar and the development of vocabulary with a focus on reading simple narrative prose and verse.
RLG474H1-F Sanskrit Readings (1): Vaishnavism
This course will have students read choice pieces of South Asian literature. While tackling a text in Sanskrit from a major literary tradition, Buddhist or Hindu, and discussing its content and context, students will learn strategies for translating and interpreting Sanskrit literature.