COURSE. Intensive Sanskrit Mahidol

Data evento: 6 – 17 agosto 2018 Indirizzo: Mahidol University, Salaya Campus, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand

Intensive Sanskrit Mahidol

August 6th-17th 2018 (50 hours)

The course focuses on Buddhist vocabulary and examples and makes ample use of traditional grammatical categories. Each day will begin with a session of group chanting: proper pronunciation, as well as consistent recitation, will be emphasized. The basic characteristics of different genres (philosophy, literature, etc.) will be briefly introduced, including simple principles of prosody.

Venue: International PhD Programme in Buddhist Studies, Department of Humanities, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Mahidol University, Salaya Campus, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand (Room to be decided)

Instructors: Dr Mattia Salvini, Mr Bibek Sharma, Dr Torsten Gerloff, Prof. Kengo Harimoto, Dr Giuliano Giustarini

Prerequisites: everyone is welcome, whether complete beginners or Sanskrit students who wish to refresh their knowledge. Prospective participants should start reciting Sanskrit regularly on their own by repeating what they will find in the following youtube playlist:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLph337Gpl3yRwFjSZB3-w6zHCxmbFF0ro

Fee: Free of cost

Accommodation: we recommend Bundit House, simple and affordable (around 700 tbh/night) one-room flats near the campus (bundithome2555@hotmail.com). Those who may like to stay inside the campus may book the Salaya Pavilion (http://www.salayapavilion.com/websph/) by including Mattia Salvini (prasajya@gmail.com) in their email and mentioning that they are guests of the International PhD Programme in Buddhist Studies, Department of Humanities, which will afford them a highly discounted rate (1200 thb/night).

How to apply: write to Mattia Salvini (prasajya@gmail.com)

Schedule is available here.

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