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Time through Time: Readings in Advanced Sanskrit

SAN 305

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This course introduces intellectual, philosophical, and poetic tradition of Classical India through readings selected from different Sanskrit texts of various periods, genres, and branches of Indian thought. All the readings are dedicated to the topic of TIME thus showing how this important notion has developed through ages and texts. The course will afford the students an opportunity to get acquainted with works in different genres and types of Sanskrit connected via a common theme. Not only will it show how ideas about time have evolved, but also demonstrate how the Sanskrit language has changed along with the ideas.
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Section C01