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budhano wrote:I am looking for two things here. One, from someone who has learned Pali in a relatively short amount of time, which grammar did you use? Do you have any advice for how to proceed through one of these grammars? Right now I have access to Gair, Warder, and the books "A Pali Grammar for Students," Johannson's book and the book Buddhavacana.
Second, please encourage me!! I have been trying to sit down and start studying for months but have had no end of distractions and obstacles to deal with.
I want to get as much Pali under my belt as possible before May. It's worth noting I took a college year of Sanskrit a few years ago in addition to obtaining a BA in Latin & Greek, though since I neglected to keep up with those languages I remember very little of them. Nonetheless I imagine having experience learning inflected languages will be helpful in teaching myself Pali.
Another question - can anybody comment on Bhikkhu Bodhi's lectures accompanying Gair & Karunatillake's grammar? I've heard mixed reviews but I'm wondering what people here think.
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