Non-classical Sanskrit Literature an inaugural Lecture delivered on 24 November 1965. by Jack Clifford Wright

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Get this from a library. Non-classical Sanskrit literature: an inaugural lecture delivered on 24 November [J C Wright]. There is a misconception that Sanskrit language is only a language for chanting mantras in temples or religious ceremonies.

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However, the non-Vedic Sanskrit literature (which is 99% of the entire Sanskrit literature) is almost all in accordance with Panini's grammar, including all the great scientific works.

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Hart, a classical language "should be ancient, it should be an independent tradition that arose mostly on its own, not as an offshoot of another tradition, and it must have a large and extremely rich body of ancient literature.".

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Advances in comparative mythology have made it amply clear that we acquire a better and larger understanding of the ancient religions and the symbolic forms of these. What we call Sanskrit today, and what is taught in schools and colleges, is Panini's Sanskrit, which is called classical Sanskrit or Laukik Sanskrit.

But there were earlier Sanskrits. The earliest Sanskrit book is the Rig Veda, which was composed between and B.C. (it was subsequently passed on orally). That gave a leg up to the religious interpretation of India, despite the fact that Sanskrit had a larger atheistic literature than what exists in any other classical language.

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Both these languages have been misunderstood. People think that Sanskrit is a language for chanting mantras in temples or in religious ceremonies.

However, that is only 5 per cent of Sanskrit literature. Ninety-five per cent of Sanskrit literature has nothing to do with religion. It deals with a whole range of subjects like philosophy, law.

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Similarly, Sanskrit language kept changing for about years, from B.C. to the 5th century B.C., until Panini who, was the perhaps greatest grammarian the. Throughout the book numerous original examples are provided, all with translations and often with clarifying notes.

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This provided for uniformity and it systematized the language so that scholars could easily. iv) the classical language and literature being, distinct from modern, there may also be a discontinuity between the classical language and its later forms or its offshoots.

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The Modistae or "speculative grammarians" in the 13th century introduced the notion of universal grammar. Sanskrit literature refers to texts composed in Sanskrit language since the 2nd-millennium BCE.

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He translates, interprets, and evaluates passages from a number of seminal classical Sanskrit texts, and argues that the doctrine of desireless action should indeed be taken literally. Lets tear this question by facts and not by Emotion/feelings by respective folks.

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