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From Maatar to Mother: Seeing Sanskrit in English
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From Maatar to Mother: Seeing Sanskrit in English

Dr. Jayakumar S. Ammangudi- July 8, 2017

There are numerous references with countless examples of English words with Sanskrit origins. Read More

Anglophonic Hegemony and Indian Languages
Archives, Commentaries

Anglophonic Hegemony and Indian Languages

Dr. Bharat Gupt- June 27, 2017

We need enthusiastic patronization of the languages from the Indian people and minimum interference by the governments. Read More

Language and Discourse: Why the issue is not merely about Sanskrit or English
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Language and Discourse: Why the issue is not merely about Sanskrit or English

Ashay Naik- December 8, 2016

A discourse encapsulates the socio-political meaning of what is communicated through language and is therefore more important than the language itself. Read More

Decolonizing India’s Education
Archives, Identity (Distortion & Appropriation)

Decolonizing India’s Education

Maria Wirth- May 27, 2016

As much as the English speaking left liberals may deny it, Sanskrit, Ramayana, Mahabharata and Vedic philosophy unites India even today. Read More

The case for Sanskrit as National Language of India
Archives, Indology

The case for Sanskrit as National Language of India

Dr. Shrikant Jamadagni- July 23, 2015

Therefore, before I move on to make my case for Sanskrit I will examine the status of Hindi and its qualifications. Read More

Say ‘Om’ to Sanskrit
Archives, Indology

Say ‘Om’ to Sanskrit

Dr. Shrikant Jamadagni- July 10, 2015

The British left long ago but sheer inertia and a colonized mindset has ensured that the legacy of blind deference to the English language survive ... Read More

Savarkar: Inside the Enemy Camp
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Savarkar: Inside the Enemy Camp

Poulasta Chakraborthy- April 4, 2015

As stated in the previous part, Savarkar went to London with a specific purpose—that of knowing the enemy which was the British Empire. But what ... Read More