International Sanskrit Examination Resource

Two Year Self-Study Course   


This course includes learning of Sanskit language, study of literature (including the Bhagavad Gita) and an introduction to Epic and Vedantic thought.

You will be provided with: 

- an introductory Skype session and 2 more monthly online support sessions per term to answer questions and give guidance

- a unit of study each week via email .. this includes an MP3 giving guidance

- free resources throughout, including website videos

- the whole course lasts for 6 terms (3 per year)

The course is free. Participants are invited to give a small donation, if possible, to support the work of the 'Sanskrit at St James' charity.


Please contact ISER to register, by January 18th. Registration information


Sample unit: Term 1 unit 1 (Read and listen together) Audio       IGCSE vocabulary 

NOTE: The course is for adult students who can read the Sanskrit script, and have been introduced to very simple sentence construction. If you need this introduction, please watch videos 1 to 9 and study this booklet to about half way.

If you wish to work completely on your own at your own pace, the first booklet is available from ISER 

The new 'Self Study' booklets are based on the St James Senior Course books.

Latest update: 15.1.19