Sanskrit resource from Mayapur

1,816 Views / EMail This Post / Print This Post / Home » Sanskrit resource from Mayapur

Prana dasa: (Srila Prabhupada receives the Saṁskṛta citra-kośa on his disappearance along with 1008 preparations in the Pushpa Samadhi during the recent festival in Mayapura Dhama.)

“It’s so accessible, this is the first time I have ever thought I could teach my daughter Sanskrit. Thank you so much. It’s beautiful. I can’t wait for the next book to come out!” (Mother form Boston)

Wow! This is so cool… I never thought you could say these things in Sanskrit … like “I like mango” or “The boy goes to school. I’m going to buy this.
(Teacher from International School)

These are some of the comments I heard whilst I was flicking through the pages of this amazing resource.

The purpose of the Picture Dictionary is to demonstrate this very point, Sanskrit is not only a language of ritual and scriptures but it is very much a language of communication and can be taught as a second language in the contemporary classroom.

This notion has been internationally promoted by the Saṁskṛta Bharati organisation through their very successful Spoken Sanskrit courses. Now Goloka Education is presenting the Sanskrit language to the world through its Saṁskrita citra kośa and Saṁskṛta Vidyārambha and Teacher’s Guide.

The Saṁskṛta citra-kośa is a reference type book with simple examples of natural language and some reinforcement activities. The unique feature is the high quality illustrations that accompany each word in the dictionary. The Saṁskṛta Vidyārambha is a comprehensive systematic introduction to communicative Sanskrit. It is based on contemporary research for successful language acquisition, it is designed for ultimate accessibility and it is presented with beautiful images and a user-friendly layout.

The Teacher’s Guide is not only for Teachers with their own classrooms. It is designed to be a guide to anyone teaching the course. Whether a Sunday school instructor, a busy mum home schooling her children or a qualified language expert, everyone will appreciate the clarity and comprehensiveness of this resource. It is loaded with blackline masters and full of ideas on how best to present the student workbook – Saṁskṛta Vidyārambha.

The response to the launch of the Saṁskṛta citra-koṣa in Mayapur has been astounding. The books literally sold themselves. The devotee community was so appreciative of the appearance of this resource. Devotees from all over the world appreciated the production. It has been a long time coming but well worth the wait.
Congratulations to Prana Prabhu and his team on a first class production. They have shown the world that ISKCON educators are capable of producing high quality resources for the education of our children. We are eagerly awaiting further publications from Goloka Education.

The Publishers.

Contact Prana dasa
Or order through

Please click the "Like" button below if you haven't done so already!
1,816 Views / EMail This Post / Print This Post / Home » Sanskrit resource from Mayapur

Comments are closed. Please check back later.


Comments are closed. Please check back later.

Home » Sanskrit resource from Mayapur
  • Post Details

Author: Administrator Administrator's website Administrator's email
Post Date: Saturday, December 1st, 2012
Categories: Ads
Trackback: Trackback
  • Last update: Fri August 1

  • Who is online

    • 42 currently online
    • 170 maximum concurrent
    • 11769595 total visitors

    Registered users online

Giri-nayaka das -
  • Registered users: 6304

  • Navigation

  • BC VTE Bhakti Sastri Online
  • Bhaktimarga Swami's blog
  • Bhaktivedanta Book Trust
  • Bhaktivedanta College
  • Bhaktivedanta Institute (Alachua)
  • Bhaktivedanta Manor
  • Bhaktivedanta VedaBase Network
  • Bhaktivedanta Vedabase Online
  • Cooking with Kurma
  • Darshan of SS Radha-Londonisvara
  • Dharmapatnis
  • Diary of a Traveling Preacher
  • Euro GBC
  • Forbidden Archeology
  • Gaudiya Vaisnava texts
  • Indradyumna Swami Media
  • ISKCON Bangalore Official
  • ISKCON Deity Worship Ministry
  • ISKCON Health & Welfare Ministry
  • ISKCON Ministry of Educational Development
  • ISKCON's Congregational Development Ministry
  • Iskcon-desire-tree
  • Jayadvaita Swami's personal site
  • Krishna Dharma's website
  • Krishna Lila Entertainment
  • Mayapur Academy
  • Mayapur Days
  • Mayapur International School
  • Ministry of Educational Development
  • Our Spiritual Journey
  • Parisisvara
  • Radio Krsna Central
  • Saligrama Sila site
  • Sridham Mayapura
  • The Bhaktivedanta Archives
  • The ISKCON Sannyasa Ministry
  • The Official GBC site
  • Trivikrama Swami
  • Vaisnava Calendar
  • Vaisnava Calendar Reminder
  • Vaisnava care website
  • Vanipedia
  • Vedic Astrologer
  • Vedic knowledge online
  • Vedic view on controversial issues
  • Website in Bengali language
  • Yadunandana Swami's personal site
  • Alachua Temple Live Podcast
  • Comments by author
  • Donate through searching
  • Founder Acarya
  • Incoming Links
  • Iskcon News TV Channel
  • Iskcon Radio stations
  • Iskcon Universe Feed
  • Jaya Srila Prabhupada!
  • Krishna conscious "youtube"
  • Krishna Conscious Media
  • Most commented articles
  • Most read articles
  • New Dwaraka Archived Lectures
  • Polls
  • Stats
  • Temple webcams
  • Thanks!
  • The last seven day's most read articles
  • Prayers requested for devotee volunteer who goes missing in the war-zone of East Ukraine
  • Will Hare Krishnas Go Vegan?
  • Montly Sankirtana Festival (MSF) of Get Sets & GO @ ISV
  • Food for Life in New Zealand making positive changes in the community
  • Report from the third Annual Educational Conference at the Bhaktivedanta College in Radhadesh
  • An Appointment with Mr. Death
  • Krishna Balarama Ratha Yatra and Sri Balarama Purnima
  • The King of Jogyakarta meets Lord Jagannatha: Ratha Yatra in Ramadan (125 photos)
  • Zambia’s President HE Dr Kenneth Kaunda gets Srila Prabhupada’s books and Bhagavad Gita
  • Black Holes And Gaping Mouths

    "Artwork and photos courtesy of the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust International, Inc. Used with permission"