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The Language of the Gods - Facts About Sanskrit Language


Why I have Never Learnt Sanskrit Language - Sadhguru


The Sound of the Vedic Sanskrit Language (UDHR & The Rigveda)


Russian and Sanskrit are one and the same language. English subtitles.


Sanskrit Alphabet writing

Sanskrit is a language of ancient India with a documented history of nearly 3,500 years. It is the primary liturgical language of Hinduism; the predominant language of most works of Hindu philosophy as well as some of the principal texts of Buddhism and Jainism. Sanskrit, in its various variants and dialects, was the lingua franca of ancient and medieval India. In the early 1st millennium CE, along with Buddhism and Hinduism, Sanskrit migrated to Southeast Asia, parts of East Asia and Central Asia, emerging as a language of high culture and of local ruling elites in these regions.
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