Saturday, July 16, 2005

Geopolitics and Sanskrit Phobia, an interesting long article by Rajiv Malhotra on sulekha.com. The sections include Sanskrit and the Multicultural Sanskriti (Indic Civilization), Sanskrit unites the great and little traditions, Sanskriti and various Asian countries, Decline of Sanskrit, Sanskrit Influence on Modern Europe, Indian Influence on European Linguistics and Postmodernism, Colonial De-Sanskritisation of India, Post Independence Indian assault on Sanskrit Sanskrit Phobic arguments and rejoinders, Sanskriti and the Clash of Civilizations, Leveling the Civilizational Playing Field with suggestions on revitalizing "Sanskrit, as a living language, that has potential for future knowledge development and empowerment of humanity."

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