Foundation Certificate in Spoken Sanskrit

MAHAGAMI GURUKUL Centre for Performing Arts
Gurukul Pattern

Program Outline

Saṃskṛtāyanam – Certificate in Spoken Sanskrit – 3 Months संस्कृतायनम् संस्कृत सम्भाषण​ अभ्यासक्रम

Foundation Certificate in Sanskrit Sambhāshan is of 3 months duration that is suitable for part-time students and adult beginners

Key Features

  • Training system is an ideal blend of traditional Gurukul system of training and contemporary trends in education.
  • Introduction to Sanskrit
  • Varnamala, Sanskrit Scripts – Knowing Varna, Writing and correct pronunciation of Devanagari and Roman Dicritical alphabates 
  • Sanskrit Varnamala (Alphabets)  – Its logic, knowing Vedic and Laukika Sanskrit varna, their spiritual meanings and effects, origin and types
  • Spoken Sanskrit – Fluency in speaking, reading, writing and thinking in Sanskrit language.
  • Meanings of Sanskrit texts and verses used in Performing Arts Studies and practical (recitation); Understanding Selected Texts from some Famous Sanskrit works 

Program Structure

  • Duration : Three Months, Part Time Program.
  • Visiting Gurus, experts, scholars, artists.
  • Opportunities to witness performances and learn about the practical presentation of Sanskrit
  • Engaging a contemplative dialogue in Sanskrit and imaginative sessions of Sanskrit songs and poetry
  • Cultural & Social outreach.
  • Evaluation through written tests, project submissions.


Candidate should have passed minimum class X.

No upper age limit

Fee Structure

  • Application fees : INR 1000, For foreign nationals & NRIs : USD 70.
  • Tuition fees : INR 5,000, For foreign nationals & NRIs : USD 85 for 3 Months

Admission Procedure


  • Entrance Test related information will be posted on the University website
  • To know more about Mahagami, please visit the website 
  • For further queries, please drop an email to [email protected]