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The Language of the Sanskrit B). By Jennalyn Sadsad B2 (✿ ♥‿♥). Background (◍•ᴗ•◍)❤. Standardized dialect of Indo-Aryans Important in Hinudism , Buddhism, Jainism Sanskrit = “Put together, constructed” Official language in Uttarakhand , India High point was in 1500-600 BCE.

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the language of the sanskrit b

The Language of the Sanskrit B)

By JennalynSadsad B2 (✿ ♥‿♥)

background
Background (◍•ᴗ•◍)❤
  • Standardized dialect of Indo-Aryans
  • Important in Hinudism, Buddhism, Jainism
  • Sanskrit = “Put together, constructed”
  • Official language in Uttarakhand, India
  • High point was in 1500-600 BCE
two types of sanskrit
Two Types of Sanskrit

Vedic Sankrit

Classical Sanskrit

vedic sanskrit
Vedic Sanskrit ( ˘ ³˘)❤
  • Beginning traced back to 1700-200 BCE
  • Vedic/Classical = two different dialects!!
  • Vedic Sanskrit = language of Vedas
  • End of Vedics was Upanishads
  • Second language in religious training
two types of sanskrit1
Two Types of Sanskrit

Vedic Sankrit

Classical Sanskrit

classical sanskrit
Classical Sanskrit (´∀`)♡
  • Represents development of Indo-Aryan dialecsts
  • Version found in hindu epics
  • Many variations - Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit
  • Four principal dialects of Sanskrit
  • Paścimottarī, madhyadeśī, pūrvi, and dakṣiṇī.
statistics
Statistics ♥~(‘▽^人)
  • 14,135 people = Sanskrit native language
  • Sanskrit language is actually rising
  • Modern Sanskrit called Neo-Sanskrit
  • Language scattered around random villages
  • One of India’s official languages
sanskrit yoga
Sanskrit + Yoga (人´∀`*)
  • Sanskrit adopted by Yoga Practicioners
  • Helpful in understanding Yoga Sutra
  • Yoga is a Hindu philosophy
  • Sutra = 196 aphorisms of life
  • Yama = inner self, Niyama = outer
significance
Significance (๑・ω-)~♥”
  • Sanskrit forms basis of Hinduism
  • Shares roots with European languages
  • Spiritual texts written in Sanskrit
  • Important spiritual texts still untranslated
  • Best attested early Indo-European

language

citations will fix later
Citations (will fix later!!)
  • http://www.sanskrit.org/www/Sanskrit/sanskrit.htm
  • http://appiusforum.net/sanskrit.html
  • http://www.elephantjournal.com/2011/12/the-importance-of-sanskrit-to-yoga-therapy/
  • http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/522667/Sanskrit-language#ref11325
  • my brain lol