Course No.

REL 225


Intermediate Readings in Sanskrit


Brad Clough


Tu Th 4:30 pm - 5:50 pm LC 208

Cross-listed: Asian Studies, Classical Studies

The course combines intermediate-level readings in Sanskrit with the study of Indian society and religion. Beginning with a review of basic grammatical structures of Sanskrit, students will quickly move on to read Sanskrit texts such as the animal fables of the Hitopadesa, the religious philosophy of the Bhagavad Gita, and the classic poetic rendition of the Buddha's life, the Buddhacarita of Asvaghosa.

Prerequisite: Sanskrit 101-102 or equivalent.