mahī-tala-sparśana-mātra-bhinnam

mahī-tala-sparśana-mātra-bhinnam

mahī-tala-sparśana-mātra-bhinnam Meaning: Literally, “earth-surface-touching-only-different”, meaning “Different only in that it is touching the Earth”. Context: This phrase is from Kālidāsa’s Raghuvaṃśa (Chapter 2, verse 50). In this...
Sanskrit & Sanskruti Part II – Is it needed to be taught or not?

Sanskrit & Sanskruti Part II – Is it needed to be taught or not?

To continue my series on Sanskrit, is the second installment. It will start on the misinformation campaign on it. The Misinformation Campaign on Sanskrit The very basis of arguments of the opponents of teaching Sanskrit from primary level of education either in India...
सर्वेभ्यः स्वातन्त्र्यदिनाशंसाः।

सर्वेभ्यः स्वातन्त्र्यदिनाशंसाः।

भारतस्येतिहासे  सुवर्णाक्षरैः लिखितमस्ति तत् दिनम्। एकसहस्र-नवशत-सप्तचत्वारिंशत् -1947-आगस्त् पञ्चदश -15- आम् …. शताब्दैः अस्मद् राष्ट्रेण अनुभूयमानात् अपमानात् अस्वातन्त्र्यात् दास्यात् तस्मिन् दिने एव मोचनं लब्धम्। एकेन दिनेन न , बहूनां महात्मानां बहुभिः...
Sanskrit & Sanskruti Part I – Is it needed to be taught or not?

Sanskrit & Sanskruti Part I – Is it needed to be taught or not?

When we were in high school, we were not exposed to studying Hindi subject. It was the third language but it was so neglected in our state that the pass mark for Hindi was fixed at 5% in the SSLC examination. Our Hindi teacher used to jokingly say that even if we copy...
संस्कृत-पत्रकारिता : इतिहास एवं अधुनातन स्वरूप

संस्कृत-पत्रकारिता : इतिहास एवं अधुनातन स्वरूप

डॉ. बलदेवानन्द सागर संस्कृत-पत्रकारिता के बारे में कुछ कहने से पहले मैं सुधी पाठकों को ये बताना चाहूँगा कि भले ही, सामान्यरूप से हिन्दी, अंग्रेजी या अन्य प्रचलित भाषाओं की पत्रकारिता के समान संस्कृत-पत्रकारिता की चर्चा न होती हो; पर आप को यह जानकर आश्चर्य होगा कि आज,...