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hare krishna.

srila prabhupada studied in college, runs his family by working in pharmacy but i didnt heard srila prabhupada that he learnt sanskrit from any sanskrit school. please help me solve my confusion about how did srila prabhupada learnt sanskrit and from where.

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  • Hare Krishna

    In school. In those days Sanskrit was mandatory until Matriculation (10th Grade).

    Thank You
  • Well, considering that Srila Prabhupada was from the spiritual world one might say that it was his natural tongue! ;P Hare Krsna!
  • It say Prabhupada himself in an interview

    Prof. Gombrich: Yes. But did you yourself study Sanskrit at Vṛndāvana or...?

    Prabhupāda: No. We had studied Sanskrit in school, colleges. In our time, Sanskrit was compulsory. In our days. Nowadays, I don't think so...

    Indian man: I, I also had compulsory up to...

    Prabhupāda: Sanskrit compulsory, and additional there was Sanskrit. So I took both, compulsory and additional.

    Prof. Gombrich: I see.

    Prabhupāda: Up to my I.A., I regularly studied Sanskrit, and in my B.A., I gave up Sanskrit. I read history. (laughs) No. Not in B.A. B.A., my combination was economics and philosophy. In I.A., I.A. was intermediate. I.A. I had history and Sanskrit.

    (Interview at Macmillan with various English Reporters and Professor Gombrich), 730912IV-LONDON - September 12, 1973 )

  • Hari bol
    I think in state board is not there. But Sanskrit teaching is there in CBSE. I am from CBSE board. Well all Indian priests and saints they know Sanskrit very well.
  • He learnt from his guru. In Indian all saints and Brahmans they know Sanskrit very well. They are very fluent in writing, speaking and understanding Sanskrit . Sanskrit language is the most beautiful language.
    • Srila prabhu pada learnt in his childhood time.
    • Hare Krishna. Bhaktivendanta srila prabhupada ki jai.
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