Interested in learning Sanskrit in more depth, and through the Shlokas of Bhagavad Gita?
Learn to read, and decipher the meaning of Gita shlock’s and learn the grammar that relates to the shlokas. This class, taught by Dr. Radha Bhat on Saturdays between 12.30 pm - 1.30 pm
ABOUT THE TEACHER
‘Sanskrit language binds people from India and all over the world in profound ways.
My objective in life is to promote Sanskrit as a vibrant, lively, enjoyable and a perfect
language. I hope to inspire many to enjoy the beauty, spirituality and fun aspects
embedded in it’.
Radha Bhat has played a key role in helping to establish Sanskrit studies at Bhavan
for well over 35years and taught a very diverse group of students from many
different age groups and wide socio -cultural backgrounds. She has trained well
over two hundred students to read, write, learn the skills in holding simple
conversations in Sanskrit, learn chanting of gems of mantras from Vedas,
Upanishads, verses from Bhagavadgita, and sing a variety of melodious
compositions and songs. Her focus has also been on teaching beautiful verses and
wise sayings from a wide array of Sanskrit literature including Neetishatakam,
Subhashita Ratna Bhandagara and stories from Panchatantra and Hitopadesha. Her
additional strengths are in explaining clearly in English and several Indian regional
languages to a diverse group of students.
Radha Bhat also teaches GCSE and A level Sanskrit and many of her students have
successfully obtained these qualifications. Some students have continued with
advanced level study of aspects of Sanskrit literature such as Classical Sanskrit
plays. In addition, Radha assists with teaching of Ramayana to advanced group of
Radha Bhat is a medical practitioner specialised in mental health , works for the
public and private health service who has dedicated a regular time for voluntary
service to Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, London over the past several decades for
teaching and promoting Sanskrit for the benefit of all in UK.