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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 South Asia Program Bulletin is published annually. The 2019 SAP Bulletin is now available online, and in print, at the SAP office in 170 Uris Hall, or at any upcoming SAP events…

South Asia Program
South Asia Program
South Asia Program
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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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…

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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Banu Oja & Shambhu Oja

The texts in this reader are recognizable as traditional stories from Nepal and from similar stories recounted around the world. This textbook is intended to assist intermediate and advanced…

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