• Asanas , Pranayamas and Surya Namskar
    thereby lifting the spirits of the individuals practicing. Bakasana Bakāsana (Sanskrit: बकासन, Crane Pose), often used interchangeably with Kakasana(Sanskrit: काकासन, Crow Pose) is an asana.[1] In all variations, Crane/Crow is an arm balancing asana in which hands are...
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  • Population
    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 therefore suitable language for the computer software - a report in Forbes magazine, July 1987."...
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  • History
    headed by scholars like Vasumitra and Asvaghosa. The Convocation of the first Buddhist council marked the ascendancy of the Mahayana Buddhism with Sanskrit as its vehicle of propagation. Kanishka regarded Mahayana as his state religion. The state religion of Kanishka determined preaching the divinity...
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  • Arab
    Timurid period in Transoxiana. He wrote primarily in Persian and Hindustani. He also wrote a war ballad in Punjabi. In addition, he spoke Arabic and Sanskrit. His poetry is still Ab'ul Hasan was a Sufi musician, poet and scholar. He was an iconic figure in the cultural history of the Indian subcontinent...
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  • Shakuntala Consideration
    Shakuntala Consideration The play Shakuntala, one of few surviving Sanskrit plays, is written according to the guidelines in the Natya Sastra, an ancient text that describes Sanskrit drama as it should be performed. One of the basic tenants of this text is that plays should be written to describe...
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  • Buddhism
    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 collection of discourses; the...
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  • Give Me Example of Dialogue to Ask About Merdeka
    or freedom. It is derived from the Sanskrit Maharddhika meaning "rich, prosperous and powerful". In the Malay archipelago, this term had acquired the meaning of a freed slave. The term Mardijker is a Dutch corruption of the Portuguese version of the original Sanskrit words and was used to designate former...
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  • Culture of India
    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 (te): "to you". As explained by an Indian scholar, in literal terms Namaste refers...
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  • Ayushman
    A N D 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...
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  • Hindu
    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 variety of complex views. Hinduism is formed...
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  • Bollywood
    films Khalnayak and Gardish.[38] Ancient Sanskrit drama, with its highly stylized nature and emphasis on spectacle, where music, dance and gesture combined "to create a vibrant artistic unit with dance and mime being central to the dramatic experience." Sanskrit dramas were known as natya, derived from...
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  • Vishakdatta
    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 devoid of the...
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  • Incredible India
    years of history. India is the world's largest democracy. Grammar constitutes one of India's greatest contributions to Western philology. Panini, the Sanskrit grammarian, who lived between 750 and 500 BC, was the first to compose formal grammar through his Astadhyai. India invented the Number System. Zero...
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  • India
    of Nalanda built in the 4th century was one of the greatest achievements of ancient India in the field of education. 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. ...
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  • Rivers of Punjab
    Names | Hydaspes · Acesines · Hydraotes · Hesidros · Hyphasis | | | | | Sanskrit Names | Vitasta · Ashikini · Parushani · Shatadru · Vipasa | | | Jehlum River or Jhelum River Urdu: دریاۓ جہلم (Shahmukhi),(Sanskrit: वितस्ता, Kashmiri: Vyeth, Hindi: झेलम, Punjabi: ਜੇਹਲਮ(Gurmukhi)) is a river that...
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  • The Sacred Books in Hinduism and Buddhism
    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 of these four is Rig-Veda, this is...
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  • History of Zero
    sometimes by a circle. It was known by the name “SHUNYA” meaning nothing in Sanskrit. Historians believed that it came into existence from 458 A.D. Most of the number and problems were written in verses form (Known as SLOKA in Sanskrit) or in the basis of natural things.  For Ex: Moon and Earth represents...
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  • Karma
    Karma (Sanskrit: कर्म; IPA: [ˈkarmə] ( listen); Pali: kamma) means action, work or deed;[1] it also refers to the principle of causality where intent and actions of an individual influence the future of that individual.[2] Good intent and good deed contribute to good karma and future happiness, while...
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  • Indian Literature
    * Contributors & Bibliography Indian literature, writings of the Indian subcontinent, produced there in a variety of languages, including Sanskrit, Prākrit, Pāli, Bengali, Bihārī, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Malayalam, Oriya, Punjabi, Rajāsthānī, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, and Sindhi. A brief...
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  • Pachatantra
    to Hindu tradition, the 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...
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