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Publications

SAP is the world's leading publisher of Sinhala language textbooks, with books for colloquial and literary, beginning and intermediate language learners. SAP also publishes beginning and intermediate Nepali language textbooks, and a Nepali-English glossary.

Nine SAP occasional papers, published between 1971 and 1996, are available as open access PDF downloads. The annually published SAP bulletin is also available open access, as are 40 previous bulletins, which used to be published semi-annually, going back to 1990.

SAP also sells three documentary film DVDs on religion and community in Gwalior by Daniel Gold.

South Asia Program

The 2020 Bulletin features many original articles, on Buddhist nationalists in Sri Lanka, remembrances of the 2015 Nepal earthquake, migrant workers in Delhi, rhinos and tigers in Nepal, women’s…

South Asia Program

The 2019 Bulletin features many original articles, on the Varanasi archives, water management in Tamil Nadu, the Jim Gair collection, study abroad programs in India, and more. In addition, the…

South Asia Program
South Asia Program
South Asia Program
Daniel Gold

Examines the religious life of Gwalior's Sindhis, Hindus whose families arrived from the far west of the subcontinent after its partition in 1947. Although most maintain a strong Hindu identity,…

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Daniel Gold

Examines the changing role of music in a small Gwalior ashram, focusing on the use of film-music styles for prayer songs. The DVD features clips of different musical styles and interviews with…

Daniel Gold

Explores religious life and sensibilities in a group of interconnected working class neighborhoods. Members of Dalit groups, higher caste Hindus, and Muslims living in a Hindu area all comment on…

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Bandara Herath

Spoken Sinhala Grammar is a supplementary handbook of basic colloquial Sinhala grammar for classroom instruction, but also as a resource for reference and for self-study students.  This handbook…

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Bandara Herath

This reader is designed for the use of students who are learning intermediate Sinhala language in order to improve their reading skills and reading comprehension. The readings are written in semi-…

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