Learn Sanskrit Basics The Center for Bhakti Studies created this Ning social networking group that includes well-done multimedia instructional materials for learning Sanskrit.
Wikipedia Overview of how to enable complex text support for Indic scripts.
Sanskritweb fonts page Good compilation of some of the most popular fonts for classical and Vedic sanskrit and other languages of India. Includes TrueType, PostScript Type 1, Unicode and OpenType fonts.
Chandas Chandas is a very complete Unicode font that includes Vedic accents and metrical marks that are hard to find elsewhere. It also provides a Unicode IME that is compatible with other Unicode fonts.
Omkarananda Ashram Provides several popular fonts, including Sanskrit 2003, which is Unicode-compliant.
John Smith's Home Page Provides a variety of useful fonts for Unicode and for older legacy encodings such as CSX, CSX+, CARB, etc.