VEDA

veda-vidyā, brahma-vidyā, rāja-vidyā
„Jenen, deren Unwissenheit zerstört worden ist durch göttliches Wissen, offenbart dieses Wissen die transzendentale Absolute Wahrheit.” — Bhagavad-Gītā 5.16

The Sanskrit Alphabet

The script of the Sanskrit language is called Devanagari. In the tables below you see the devanagari glyphs of the sanskrit alphabet with their respective IAST (International Alphabet of Sanskrit Transliteration) equivalents.

Fast recitation of the whole sanskrit alphabet:

Vowels (svara)

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अं अः
a ā i ī u ū e ai o au aṃ aḥ
ि
āiīuūeaioauvirāma

In the first line of the table above you see the devanagari signs for the vowels. The dotted circles represent the consonants. Examples are अमृत (amṛta), राम (Rāma), शिव (Śiva), केशव (Keśava), गोपिनाथ (Gopinātha), गौतम (Gautama)

Consonants (vyañjana)

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ka kha ga gha ṅa ca cha ja jha ña
ṭa ṭha ḍa ḍha ṇa ta tha da dha na
pa pha ba bha ma ya ra la va ś sa ha

Numerals 0 – 9

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There are lots of interesting web sites about Sanskrit alphabet, Devanagari transliteration, typing Sanskrit, learning sanskrit. Here are links to some of them and to the world's most comprehensive Sanskrit online dictionary:

-- https://learnsanskrit.org/

-- https://www.anirdesh.com/gujarati/hindi-unicode.php

-- https://wiki2.org/en/ITRANS

-- https://www.webmaster-seo.com/de/unicode/coding?range=221

-- https://jrgraphix.net/r/Unicode/0900-097F

-- https://www.sanskritdictionary.com/