Sanskrit Dictionary

 

You may download our Sanskrit Dictionary here: YogaNext Sanskrit Dictionary

This list contains about 1,000 common Sanskrit words that a person would come across while studying and practicing yoga. Each word is shown in transliterated format, which combines diacritical marks with the English alphabet, to help the reader pronounce each word correctly. Please refer to the pronunciation guide on page 1. Sanskrit is a very powerful language, phonetically. When you pronouce the words right, you will notice the creation of certain vibrations in the physical and subtle body. These vibrations are very healing. Therfore, it is very important to pronounce Sanskrit words right.

Please inform us if you would like us to add more words to this dictionary.

You may also refer to the following books to learn Sanskrit:
1. Sanskrit Glossary of Yogic Terms: By Swami Yogakanti, Yoga Publications Trust, Bihar school of yoga, Bihar, India.

2. A Sanskrit Primer: By Madhav M. Deshpande. Published by University of Michigan.

3. The Student's Sanskrit-English Dictionary: By Vaman Shivram Apte. Published by Motilal Banarsidass Publishers. Delhi, India.

4. Learn Sanskrit in 30 Days: Balaji Publications. Chennai, India.

 

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