• RLG 208 notes week 1
    Sanskrit scholars and make certain views/practices more important and dominant. Lex Loci Act 1845: establish british common law in India, property laws. Cast Disabilities Removal Act, 1850: enshrines religion in personal law (funeral laws, marriage). Grouped sikhs and hindus together kept...
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  • Population
    than 10,500 students from all over the world studied more than 60 subjects. The University of Nalanda built in the 4th century CE was one of the greatest achievements of ancient India in the field ofeducation." 6)"Sanskrit is the mother of all higher languages." 7)"Sanskrit is the most precise and...
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  • Various Languages in India
    commonly accepted.[12] Each language had different influences, with Hindi-Urdu (Hindustani) being strongly influenced by Persian. The Dravidian languages of South India had a history independent of Sanskrit. The major Dravidian languages are Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Tulu.[13] Though...
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  • Khanitto
    economy in Asia. Also, Hindi is the language of Bollywood film industry, these movies have an international appeal and now they have broken into the western markets as well. Hindi language has its roots in the classical Sanskrit language. The language acquired its current form over many centuries...
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  • Ajay
    of traditional narratives related to Hinduism, notably as contained in Sanskrit literature, such as the Sanskrit epics and the Puranas. As such, it is a subset of Indian culture. Rather than one consistent, monolithic structure, it is a range of diverse traditions, developed by different sects...
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  • Culture of India
    , the word is spoken at the beginning of written or verbal communication. However, the same hands folded gesture is made usually wordlessly upon departure. Taken literally, it means "I bow to you". The word is derived from Sanskrit (namah): to bow, obeisance, reverential salutation, and respect, and...
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  • Vishakdatta
    art and knowledge of Arthashastra are evenly balanced in Mudrarakshasa. He broke fresh ground in Sanskrit drama and gained fame with this play only. Vishakhadatta occupies a significant place in the history of Sanskrit literature because he started the tradition of writing purely political plays...
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  • Ayushman
    IN THE MATTER OF: Sita Devi Bhattacharya, Wife of Late Shyamapad Bhattacharya, resident of Balanan Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya, Karnibadh, P.O. Balanand Ashram, P.S. Kunda, District-Deoghar. …Petitioner. Versus 1. The State of Jharkhand. 2. The State of Bihar, through the Secretary, (Higher...
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  • India
    . Sanskrit is considered the mother of all higher languages. Sanskrit is the most precise, and therefore suitable language for computer software – a report in Forbes magazine, July 1987. Ayurveda is the earliest school of medicine known to humans. Charaka, the father of medicine consolidated Ayurveda...
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  • Miss
    misnomer to call all Indo-European languages Aryan. The Sanskrit term Aryan would not apply to European languages, which are materialistic in orientation, bacause Aryan in Sanskrit means spiritual. When the term Aryan is used as indicating certain languages, the term is being used in a Western or European sense that we should remember is quite apart from its traditional Sanskrit meaning, and implies a racial bias that the Sanskrit term does not have....
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  • Hindu
    Jamie West Religion & Belief RB1334 Hinduism Hinduism is the largest and indigenous religious tradition of South Asia. Hinduism is often referred to as Sanātana Dharma (a Sanskrit expression meaning "the eternal law") by its adherents Generic "types" of Hinduism that try to contain a...
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  • Eastern Theatre Stagecraft
    honored. India sanskrit: an ancient literary of India, highly educated. Sanscrit Drana: India's oldest greek tradition, between 200 bc and 100 AD flourished from 300-1000 AD during which hundreds of plays were written. Focused on spiritual themes, epic tales,... Specticle: decorated costumes...
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  • Pachatantra
    Panchatantra was written around 200 B.C.E. by Pandit Vishnu Sarma, however, no Sanskrit versions of the text before 1000 C.E. have survived. One of the most influential Sanskrit contributions to world literature, it was exported north to Tibet and China and east to South East Asia by Buddhist Monks on...
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  • Bollywood
    narratives. Examples of this influence include the techniques of a side story, back-story and story within a story. Indian popular films often have plots which branch off into sub-plots; such narrative dispersals can clearly be seen in the 1993 films Khalnayak and Gardish.[38] Ancient Sanskrit drama, with...
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  • Marathi Essay
    Diwali Diwali (also spelt Divali in other countries) or Dīpāvali (Tamil: தீபாவளி, Gujarati: દિવાળી, Hindi: दिवाली, Kannada: ದೀಪಾವಳಿ, Konkani: धाकली दिवाळी, Malayalam: ദീപാവലി, Marathi: दिवाळी, Nepali: दिपावली, Oriya: ଦୀପାବଳୀ, Sanskrit: दीपावली, Telugu: దీపావళి, Urdu: دیوالی), also popularly known...
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  • Buddhism
    about the 1st century BC. Some early schools used Sanskrit for their scriptural language. The Buddhist canon is known in Pali as the Tipitaka (Tripitaka in Sanskrit), meaning "Three Baskets," because it consists of three collections of writings: the Sutta Pitaka (Sutra Pitaka in Sanskrit), a...
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  • Forever Recorded
    , GEOGRAPHY, ACCOUNTANCY PHILOSOPHY, MUSIC, ANTHROPOLOGY, JOURNALISM GEOLOGY, SOCIAL WORK CHEMISTRY, POLITICAL SCIENCE, SANSKRIT SASTRA GANDHIAN STUDIES, STATISTICS MATHEMATICS, PART – III LANGUAGES COMPUTER APPLICATION, PSYCHOLOGY SANSKRIT SAHITYA 27-09-2010 28-09-2010 28-09-2010 AN MONDAY FN AN TUESDAY...
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  • The Sacred Books in Hinduism and Buddhism
    ) The Hindu scriptures are divided into two parts, the shrutis (what is heard) and the smritis (what is remembered). The Vedas are the shrutis. “The word “veda” is derived from Sanskrit vid to know, hence veda means knowledge.” (Cole:37) There are four distinct collections of the Vedas. The first...
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  • India
    Kalidasa's Sakuntala is the best-known Sanskrit drama, and widely considered a masterpiece. It is based on an episode from the Mahabharata (book 1, ch. 62-69), though Kalidasa takes significant liberties in his version. Widely translated -- there were "no fewer than forty-six translations in twelve...
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  • History of India
     of strict ascetism and did not accept the child. The apsara  had  to  return.  So  she  left  the  child  on  the  banks  of  the  Malini  River.    Rishi  Kanva  founded  the  child surrounded and protected by birds. Birds are Shakun in Sanskrit and so the name given by  Rishi  Kanva to  her  was...
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