International Sanskrit Examination Resource

Published Course Books - information and ordering

These books are all published by Motilal Barnarsidass provide an excellent grounding in Sanskrit study, providing a good basis for the Cambridge IGCSE.  They have been developed in the classroom over many years, and they provide teachers with an excellent class resource, saving an enormous amount of lesson preparation time. see description of coursebooks     see inside coursebooks

These books, together with the videos on this site, form an excellent course for students of any age working on their own:

‘I learned Sanskrit by myself for a few years, though not very regularly and recently I bought 7 of your books, Story of Krishna 1and 2, The Story of Rama 1 and 2 and the Mahabharata stories, (1, 2, 3). I have studied 3 out of 7 and I have started the 4th book. (I totally love them)’  

The following books are available from the publishers: Alternatively, to order a particular book, copy and paste the following details into a search engine:

Sanskrit is Fun Part 1  ISBN (Paperback):  812083545X, 9788120835450

Sanskrit is Fun Part 2  ISBN (Paperback):  8120835468, 9788120835467

Sanskrit is Fun Part 3  ISBN (Paperback):  8120835476, 9788120835474


The Stories of Krishna (Parts I - II Bound Together)  ISBN (Hardbound):  8120835980, 9788120835986

The Stories of Krishna, Part 1  ISBN (Paperback):  8120835484, 9788120835481

The Stories of Krishna, Part 2  ISBN (Paperback):  8120835492, 9788120835498


The Story of Rama Part  1  ISBN (Paperback):  81208355069788120835504

The Story of Rama Part 2  ISBN (Paperback):  81208355149788120835511


SANSKRIT: An Introductory Course  ISBN-10 : 9390064740  ISBN-13 : 978-9390064748


Stories from the Mahabharata (free DVD available if 3 books ordered together)

ISBN : 978-81-208-4014-0 (PB Part I)

ISBN : 978-81-208-4015-7 (PB Part II)

ISBN : 978-81-208-4016-4 (PB Part III)


ISBN : 978-81-208-4013-3 (Set HB)

Note: Free contents list, matching the free video DVDs which are supplied by Motilal if 3 books purchased together: Contents

Latest update: 15.2.21