The Tragedy Of Sanskrit: What Can Be Done To Democratise It Among People


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Sanskrit is a beautiful language, but it needs to be rejuvenated.

As a country producing a large number of computer graduates, combining the growth of natural language processing automation with the computational linguistics of Sanskrit would be a great way to contemporise the essence of this language. Although it must be pointed out that there are institutions like Jawaharlal Nehru University investing in areas like computational Sanskrit, yet there is still a huge space to mainstream it for a larger section of students. The only silver lining through this, is the growing tribe of self-taught and passionate enquirers of Sanskrit who are discovering and researching despite the horrendous way in which Sanskrit was/is being taught in schools.

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Dr Nagendra Sethumadhavrao — Swarajya

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