Three-month crash course on Sanskrit from February 1

KATHMANDU: In a bid to preserve and promote Sanskrit language and knowledge, a three-month basic training in the language is going be organised in Kathmandu from February 1.

The Nepal Arya Samaj is organising the training at its central office in Baneshwar, Kathmandu. It is expected to help conserve Sanskrit language and culture.

The training aims to make the participants be able to speak in Sanskrit in general manner and recite verses composed in Sanskrit, said Samaj's President Madhav Prasad Upadhyay.

Lecturer at Tribhuvan University's Department of Sanskrit Rohin Raj Timalsina will conduct the training on one of the most ancient languages to 15 persons in the first phase.