and Contents of the Episodes:
Each will be
a 30-minute episode :Every episode will have four major segments,
each with a duration of 4 to 7 minutes, but the net total
period of the 4 segments will be 23-25 minutes, opening and
closing montages, ads and other aspects will add up to 30
Jaanen Sanskrit Padhen
Will range in time from 4 to 7 minutes. It will relate
to -- existing Institutions such as Bhandarkar Institute,
Pune, Sanskrit Sansthanam, Delhi, or Scholars such as
Dr. Shrinivas Rath, Indore, Dr. Bagchi of Calcutta,
introduction to great work of ancient scholars such
as Varah Mihir, Kautilya, explanation of some typical
concepts, such as Ghan-paath and Vidur Neeti.
Padhen Sanskrit : This part is meant for new
students to easily learn Sanskrit. These learners can
be categorised into children, retired and old age people,
adult learners and foreigners.
The lessons will have to be dovetailed to needs of each
Some episodes will also include paath of well known
Sanskrit verses such as Ganesh Stostra, Durga Saptashati
Episodes will also include the presentation and explanation
of some typical logos taken from Sanskrit such as
Satyameva Jayate and Bahujan Hitaya, Bahujan Sukhaya.
The lessons for learning Sanskrit will have a mix of
popular Sanskrit Shloka such as Asatoma sadgamay ; the
method adopted will be spoken- Sanskrit model as well
as grammar-based sets.
It is most important for the audience to know what kind
of career is available if they go for learning Sanskrit.
This career-promotion segment will aim at building skills
and adeptness in Sanskrit language per se as well as
skills that are necessary for other aspects such as
preservation of old Sanskrit manuscripts, electronic
conversions, web designing and a battery of other skills.
In addition, it will also include references to career
progression in general.
: This segment will be a mix of news and performances
. It will aim at networking among the Sanskrit lovers
all over the world, recording of the performances of
dramatic and other competitions, new events currently
happening in the world of Sanskrit.
The order of these segments in a given episode may be
The matrix formation for 12 episodes at a time will be undertaken,
so as to have a proper planning and shooting schedule for
12 episodes at a time. The matrix will be a table as below.
Episode A B-Shloka-based C D
1 Vishwa-ved sammelan Asato ma sadgamay Intro to career prospects
Kautilya on Octroi
2 Gayatri mantra Ramo rajmani Career in logo and trade-mark
design Ayurved – the origin
3 ghanapaath Payasa kamalam Career in manuscripts Kautilya
This aspect goes beyond the scripts or shooting of the episodes.
It includes communication with a vast number of scholars,
institutions, eliciting their consultation and participation.
This aspect will again have to be dovetailed to different
recipients. It will be clear from following examples:
Recipient : Students
Their progress as an
individual in learning sanskrit. Assignments.
Difficulties and sharing
in holding competitions and performances by the students.
in script making.
B) Recipients : Retired old age people
All of them have a treasure of knowledge about our two great
epics – which can be further augmented. They will be
utilised through story-telling for strengthening the bond
between them and the 3rd generation. They will require and
will be given special orientation and a platform in the episodes.
C) Recipients: Housewives
Among housewives there are many with a graduation or post
graduation degree in Sanskrit. Many of them also have skill
for event management. Some honoraria will be given to them
to train children for recital and performance competitions
and to organize events for school children . Some events will
be given a platform in the episode.
D) Recipients: Librarians
They have a great role in promoting good books. Their services
will also be utilised by holding events such as “ Writers