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Today's Topics:

   1. Re: Umasutam -- clarification (Hera Moon)
   2. Re: sanskrit Digest, Vol 53,      Issue 15 Tryarthi-kavya (Toke)
      reg - (Vimala Sarma)
   3. Re: sanskrit Digest, Vol 54, Issue 1 (Balaji)
   4. Shataartha-kaavya of Somaprabha (Anand)
   5. Advantages of learning Sanskrit (Anand)
   6. Re: Advantages of learning Sanskrit (Shobha Saraiya)
   7. Re: Advantages of learning Sanskrit (prasanna)
   8. Re: Advantages of learning Sanskrit (Vimala Sarma)
   9. Re: Raghava Yadaveeyam (Ambujam Raman)
  10. Re: Advantages of learning Sanskrit (Su S.)


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Message: 1
Date: Fri, 2 Oct 2009 08:14:09 +0200
From: "Hera Moon" <heram...@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [Sanskrit] Umasutam -- clarification
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Dear Sanskrit-loving global family,

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymF9myktxXo 
<http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymF9myktxXo&hl=de> &hl=de

In this cheerful rendering, we hear chAru-bhakShaNam instead of sAra-BhakShitam.

With this shift from eaten to eating (sAra may remain from a grammatical point 
of view, I think), I personally see no grammatical incoherence.

The syntactical structure seems to be a simple (S)-V-O structure (namAmi + 6 
direct objects describing Lord Ganesha). Please correct me if I am wrong.

By the way, its metre is vamshasthavilam, a 12-syllabled jagati with 
ja-ta-ja-ra pattern.

Thank you for this sweet stuti. I have joyfully added it to my repertoire.

Hera

 

  _____  

Von: sanskrit-boun...@cs.utah.edu [mailto:sanskrit-boun...@cs.utah.edu] Im 
Auftrag von hn bhat
Gesendet: Donnerstag, 1. Oktober 2009 13:47
An: sanskrit@cs.utah.edu
Betreff: [Sanskrit] Umasutam -- clarification

 


This is my first submission to the Sanskrit Digest. The question had been 
haunting me for a long time. I thought it better I can bounce it here to the 
digest so there may be a chance of getting a satisfactory solution. It is a 
simple shloka all of us are familiar and acquainted with: a prayer to Lord 
Ganesha.

 

?????? ????????-?????? ??????-?????-??-????????????

??????? ????????????? ????? ??????????-??????????? 

 

It is too simple to need any annotations to the compound words. The 
elephant-faced one, attended by the bhuuta-gana-s, having the food extract from 
the fruits of kapittha

 jamb? , the son of Um?, and the cause of destruction of worries -- I salute 
the lotus (like) feet of Lord Vighnehsvara.

 

The translation also looks fine at first sight.

 

But strictly following the syntactic relation and order of the predication, 
there seems to be something incompatible. All the adjectives in the karma 
vibhakti, are applicable to Vighnesvara, who is the owner of the lotus-like 
feet. But the main predication ????? requires by proximity 
??????????-??????????| But most of the adjectives like ?????? etc. cannot be 
related with this object in the karma as they applicble to  ?????????? only, 
which is obviously not the karma for the predication. Then how to relate these 
adjectives?

 

If we relate them with ?????? and make the word as the karma for the 
predication ?????, the sentence is complete after the predication, without 
requiring anything as the object. Now, the second part ??????????-??????????? 
will be left without any relation with the first part. If we take the same verb 
again, to relate to this second karma, isn't it a case for "?????????????????" 
???? Is there any other way of interpretation or a feasible relation 
established to yield a compatible meaning?

 

Looking forward a satisfactory solution,

 

With regards

 


-- 
Hari Narayana Bhat B.R.
EFEO,
PONDICHERRY 

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Message: 2
Date: Fri, 2 Oct 2009 19:20:35 +1000
From: "Vimala Sarma" <vsa...@bigpond.com>
Subject: Re: [Sanskrit] sanskrit Digest, Vol 53,        Issue 15
        Tryarthi-kavya (Toke) reg -
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If there are hundred meanings, may I suggest the work becomes meaningless!  
Although the phonology and grammar of Sanskrit is precise, the etymology 
(meaning) is not, and this is a problem in translations.  The same word may  
have many different meanings some opposite ideas to each other, and, by the 
same token, the poet has a large choice of words to use with different syllable 
lengths to convey a meaning while still retaining the meter. 

Vimala

 

From: sanskrit-boun...@cs.utah.edu [mailto:sanskrit-boun...@cs.utah.edu] On 
Behalf Of hn bhat
Sent: Friday, 2 October 2009 4:04 AM
To: sanskrit@cs.utah.edu
Subject: Re: [Sanskrit] sanskrit Digest, Vol 53, Issue 15 Tryarthi-kavya (Toke) 
reg -

 

Member Toke asked for the information about tryarthi-kaavya, on knowing 
dvyarthi-kaavya. I have heard of the names popular as dvisandhaana-kaavya, and 
tri-sandhaana-kaavya or dvyashraya-kaavya/tryaashraya kaavya also.

 

Dvisandhaana-kaavya of Dhananjaya is also popularly known. Mention of a 
Dvisandhaana-kaavya ascrinbed to Dandin is also available in Bhojaprabhanda 
which is considered as the earliest of its species. Many more emerged in this 
type.

 

A work Raghava-Yadava-Pandaviiyam authored by poet Chidambara (1600 ad) in is 
available which describes the story of Ramayana, Bhagavata and Mahabharata in a 
stretch.A commentary on this was written by his father Anantanarayana, 
commenting three times each verse to bring out the triple meaning.

 

Two more with  the same title and theme, is also available authored by 
Rajacudamani dikshita and Anantacharya separately.

 

Another feat by the same poet Cidambara is Pancha-kalyana-champuu which 
describes the story of five marriages of Rama, Krishna, Vishnu, Shiva and 
Subrhmanya in a breath. Thus we have panca-sandhaana-kaaya giving Five layers 
of meaning. A Sapta-sandhaan-kaavya by Meghavijayagani describes the story of 
the Five tiirthankara-s   plus Krishna and Baladeva (Ramacandra he calls). 
Seven stries interwoven in each verse. Another fore-runner of this, is said to 
be composed by Hemacandra, the versatile genius of Jaina writers, which is lost 
today. 

 

The highest degree of variable interpretations reached is the Shataartha-kaavya 
of Somaprabha (1177 AD) in which he has interepreted himself in hundred ways on 
account of which he is conferred the title "Shataarthika".

 

I hope this is the maximum limit available of interpretations to be thrust into 
a poem. In betweendvisandhaana.and shataarthi many might have existed and only 
few have come down to us.

 

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Message: 3
Date: Fri, 2 Oct 2009 14:05:18 +0100
From: "Balaji" <bal...@balaji27.freeserve.co.uk>
Subject: Re: [Sanskrit] sanskrit Digest, Vol 54, Issue 1
To: "Sanskrit Mailing List" <sanskrit@cs.utah.edu>
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I think the best explanation for paada-pa^nkajaM  is that it is one of the 6 
independent objects for the predicate 'Namami' as suggested by one of the 
correspondents.

Regarding 'Bhakshitam' there is no need to look beyond the obvious meaning of 
'being eaten' for the word. It only means that he is consumed ("Bhakshita") by 
the desire for the fruits being alluded to.

I invite your comments on this.

Regards
Balaji



  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: hn bhat 
  To: sanskrit@cs.utah.edu 
  Sent: Thursday, October 01, 2009 6:57 PM
  Subject: Re: [Sanskrit] sanskrit Digest, Vol 54, Issue 1


  Well. My Good Old young friend Aryurveda Narayanan has presented me two great 
delightful things by his reply. A long desired contact with him a Good old 
friend and an attempt to supplement my questions in a satisfactory way. Thanks 
to this forum for providing me this opportunity


  Regarding his suggestion, I also had the idea. He vighneshvara, [te] 
paada-pa~NkajaM namaami. Will be sequence (anvaya). We will have to supply "te" 
as "adhyaahaara" which in itself again attract a poetical blemish as such. Of 
course, we can ignore such minor ones. But without supplementing, lotus feet 
will stand alone without Vighneshvara as its body carried which looks absurd. 
It does not change the status of the question. But some sophistication has 
crept into it. First Gajaananam can be taken related with the verb and again, 
paada-pa^nkajaM is detatched from Vighneshvara. on the dissection table our 
doctor.


  Dr. Ayurveda Narayanan is absolutely right in giving bhakshitam as 
bhakshanam. I could not understand well the question of Dr. Naresh. But in both 
explanation, bhakShitah kapittha-jambuu-phala-saaro yena saH would normally 
yield compound in the same order:
  bhakShita-kapittha-jambuu-phala-saaraH unless there is any specific rule for 
changing the order. The similar compound is uuDharathaH. The rule 2.2.26 
governs the placement of bhakShita to the first place as it is ending with 
suffix [k]ta. I am afraid his explanation for the bahuvriihi may not be 
acceptable in this case unless there is any special overriding the above 
government (2.2.26).But I am not sure of the formation given by Narayanan, 
whether it comes under the purview of this government or not. Presumably it 
also should come. If this compound can be conveniently included in the next 
rule 2.2.27 which excepts in the case of certain compounds belonging to 
aahitaagni class. It is not possible if it is fixed to the number of compounds 
listed thereunder. If it can be aakriti-gaNa, which needs similar 
characteristics. The other suitable explanation would be as an aberration of 
the rule, which is anticipated by Narayanan. There is no direct relation 
between the past partici
 ple and the agent as in the other explanation, a fact to be considered. Much 
unconventional explanation would be kapittha-jambu-phala-saareNa bhakShitaH, 
like dhaanyena dhanavaaan, but again the question of compound formation. Any 
suitable solution is solicited.    


  Ayurveda Narayanan is also the proper person to pass a judgement on the so 
called Ayurvedic interpretation of the verse as he himself is authority in 
Ayurveda and well founded in Sanskrit Grammar as well. I also had the same 
opinion on reading the interpretation.


  Hope any more satisfactory explanation will emerge from this forum.




  -- 
  Hari Narayana Bhat B.R.
  EFEO,
  PONDICHERRY



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Message: 4
Date: Fri, 02 Oct 2009 20:03:08 +0530
From: Anand <synet...@mtnl.net.in>
Subject: [Sanskrit] Shataartha-kaavya of Somaprabha
To: sanskrit@cs.utah.edu
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Dear Friends ,

Do you have a link to the above poem ? Please let me know . Thanks in 
advance.

Regards ,

Anand


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Message: 5
Date: Fri, 02 Oct 2009 20:09:51 +0530
From: Anand <synet...@mtnl.net.in>
Subject: [Sanskrit] Advantages of learning Sanskrit
To: sanskrit@cs.utah.edu
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Dear Friends ,

I am putting together a little presentation on the advantages of learning 
Sanskrit in day to day life . Can you please help me by adding to the 
advantages and sharing examples . I am giving some application / advantages 
below .


Memory improvement - remembering large numbers through katyapayadi

Improvement in pronunciation

Improvement in mathematical skills

Improvement in logical reasoning

Understanding the hidden meanings of day to day words and thus learning our 
mother tongue better

Understanding the beauty underlying the religious poems and their 
coorelation to learning e. g. Ramo Rajamani sada vijayate .......... 
connected to Vibhaktis

Raising the just pride in our heritage

Ease of realising philological and philosophical thoughts

Quality of Conciseness



Thanks in advance.

Regards ,

Anand

A. K. Ghurye


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Message: 6
Date: Fri, 2 Oct 2009 08:53:20 -0700 (PDT)
From: Shobha Saraiya <shobhy...@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [Sanskrit] Advantages of learning Sanskrit
To: Sanskrit Mailing List <sanskrit@cs.utah.edu>
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Ananaji,
?
I tell my students the following why they should learn samskritam.
?
1] All the Languages have come from Samskritam.
2] All our scriptures(i.e slokas,geetam, kritis..etc)?are written in 
Samskritam, so it is important to know the meaning when one is ?reciting or 
chanting them.
?
3] When we listen the commentry translated from Samskritam to English or any 
other langauge?the bhava or the original meaning gets lost.
?
4] Samskritam is the language of Gods and originated in India.
?
5] It is a very sweet and humble loving language. 
?
7] The Grammer is so perfect...I am only a novice at learning Sanskrit and 
everyday
??? I get amazed how perfect? it is mathematically. No wonder it is close to 
computers.
?
6] And all the excellent reasonings ?below.?
?
_Shobha_.

--- On Fri, 10/2/09, Anand <synet...@mtnl.net.in> wrote:


From: Anand <synet...@mtnl.net.in>
Subject: [Sanskrit] Advantages of learning Sanskrit
To: sanskrit@cs.utah.edu
Date: Friday, October 2, 2009, 2:39 PM


Dear Friends ,

I am putting together a little presentation on the advantages of learning 
Sanskrit in day to day life . Can you please help me by adding to the 
advantages and sharing examples . I am giving some application / advantages 
below .


Memory improvement - remembering large numbers through katyapayadi

Improvement in pronunciation

Improvement in mathematical skills

Improvement in logical reasoning

Understanding the hidden meanings of day to day words and thus learning our 
mother tongue better

Understanding the beauty underlying the religious poems and their 
coorelation to learning e. g. Ramo Rajamani sada vijayate .......... 
connected to Vibhaktis

Raising the just pride in our heritage

Ease of realising philological and philosophical thoughts

Quality of Conciseness



Thanks in advance.

Regards ,

Anand

A. K. Ghurye
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Date: Fri, 2 Oct 2009 22:10:50 +0530
From: prasanna <prasanna....@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [Sanskrit] Advantages of learning Sanskrit
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Dear Anandji,

A true novice question - What does _katyapadi_ mean  and how does it help
in remembering large numbers? Are you talking about Samskritam helping out
in developing large numbers' based skills here?
One more reason for learning the language: simply marvelling at the thoughts
which might have gone through Shri Panini's mind when he sat down to frame
the rules. A slightly philosophical way of putting in the same - marvelling
at the possible reach of the human intellect/ mind

Is there any authoritarian biography of Shri Panini's available (other than
the ones on the net)?

Thanks and Regards
Prasanna

On Fri, Oct 2, 2009 at 8:09 PM, Anand <synet...@mtnl.net.in> wrote:

> Dear Friends ,
>
> I am putting together a little presentation on the advantages of learning
> Sanskrit in day to day life . Can you please help me by adding to the
> advantages and sharing examples . I am giving some application / advantages
> below .
>
>
> Memory improvement - remembering large numbers through katyapayadi
>
> Improvement in pronunciation
>
> Improvement in mathematical skills
>
> Improvement in logical reasoning
>
> Understanding the hidden meanings of day to day words and thus learning our
> mother tongue better
>
> Understanding the beauty underlying the religious poems and their
> coorelation to learning e. g. Ramo Rajamani sada vijayate ..........
> connected to Vibhaktis
>
> Raising the just pride in our heritage
>
> Ease of realising philological and philosophical thoughts
>
> Quality of Conciseness
>
>
>
> Thanks in advance.
>
> Regards ,
>
> Anand
>
> A. K. Ghurye
> _______________________________________________
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Date: Sat, 3 Oct 2009 14:30:57 +1000
From: "Vimala Sarma" <vsa...@bigpond.com>
Subject: Re: [Sanskrit] Advantages of learning Sanskrit
To: "'Sanskrit Mailing List'" <sanskrit@cs.utah.edu>
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Shobha- Ji

All that is necessary is to say that Sa?skrit is the source of all 
Indo-European roots and has a rich culture and long history, great literature, 
and can be traced back to the vedic tradition.  It is not necessary to 
over-embellish.

 

Its grammar has some irregularities, it is not the source of all languages in 
the world and it is moot point on whether it originated in India or in a region 
in  north west which subsequently spread to Iran and India.  Even though it is  
concise, the religious literature can be repetitious and sometimes prone to  
over-exaggeration.  We Indians like to think about the language as part of the 
religion, but this aspect may not be of interest to others.  I am not sure 
about improvement in mathematical skills, logic, etc but I am willing to be 
persuaded.  Any kind of memorization helps keep the mind in good order.

 

Vimala

 

From: sanskrit-boun...@cs.utah.edu [mailto:sanskrit-boun...@cs.utah.edu] On 
Behalf Of Shobha Saraiya
Sent: Saturday, 3 October 2009 1:53 AM
To: Sanskrit Mailing List
Subject: Re: [Sanskrit] Advantages of learning Sanskrit

 


Ananaji,

 

I tell my students the following why they should learn samskritam.

 

1] All the Languages have come from Samskritam.

2] All our scriptures(i.e slokas,geetam, kritis..etc) are written in 
Samskritam, so it is important to know the meaning when one is  reciting or 
chanting them.

 

3] When we listen the commentry translated from Samskritam to English or any 
other langauge the bhava or the original meaning gets lost.

 

4] Samskritam is the language of Gods and originated in India.

 

5] It is a very sweet and humble loving language. 

 

7] The Grammer is so perfect...I am only a novice at learning Sanskrit and 
everyday

    I get amazed how perfect  it is mathematically. No wonder it is close to 
computers.

 

6] And all the excellent reasonings  below. 

 

_Shobha_.

--- On Fri, 10/2/09, Anand <synet...@mtnl.net.in> wrote:


From: Anand <synet...@mtnl.net.in>
Subject: [Sanskrit] Advantages of learning Sanskrit
To: sanskrit@cs.utah.edu
Date: Friday, October 2, 2009, 2:39 PM

Dear Friends ,

I am putting together a little presentation on the advantages of learning 
Sanskrit in day to day life . Can you please help me by adding to the 
advantages and sharing examples . I am giving some application / advantages 
below .


Memory improvement - remembering large numbers through katyapayadi

Improvement in pronunciation

Improvement in mathematical skills

Improvement in logical reasoning

Understanding the hidden meanings of day to day words and thus learning our 
mother tongue better

Understanding the beauty underlying the religious poems and their 
coorelation to learning e. g. Ramo Rajamani sada vijayate .......... 
connected to Vibhaktis

Raising the just pride in our heritage

Ease of realising philological and philosophical thoughts

Quality of Conciseness



Thanks in advance.

Regards ,

Anand

A. K. Ghurye
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Date: Sat, 3 Oct 2009 11:27:09 -0400
From: "Ambujam Raman" <ambujamra...@rogers.com>
Subject: Re: [Sanskrit] Raghava Yadaveeyam
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Regarding dvi artha kavya I wonder whether anyone has mentioned:

GandharvarAjapuShpadantAcArya k^rita  mahimnastOtram which is published by 
Chowkamba Sanskrit Series (Document 68). It has been elaborately commented 
by MadhusUdana saraswati..

Dr. S. Raman
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Toke Lindegaard Knudsen" <toke_knud...@mac.com>
To: "Sanskrit Mailing List" <sanskrit@cs.utah.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, September 30, 2009 9:01 AM
Subject: Re: [Sanskrit] Raghava Yadaveeyam


> On Sep 29, 2009, at 11:50 PM, Sarma G.A.S. wrote:
>
>> These are also called dwyarthi kavyas. There are also some tryarthi
>> kavyas - 3 different sets of stories embedded in one kavya.
>
> Do you have an example of a tryarthi-kavya?
>
> Many thanks,
> Toke
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Message: 10
Date: Sat, 3 Oct 2009 19:32:39 +0000
From: Su S. <subrahman...@hotmail.com>
Subject: Re: [Sanskrit] Advantages of learning Sanskrit
To: <sanskrit@cs.utah.edu>
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 just my 2 naya-paise...as to why Samskritam is important.

 

 Samskrtam is the oldest/longest-continuing tradition. If India can call itself

 a civliization, its only because of Samskritam.

 Samskritam literature is what makes India a civilization. Without the Samskrit 
tradition,

 India just becomes yet another country - no different from Argentina, England,

 Germany, Korea or Zimbabwe.

 

 Samskritam is needed to understand 'Dharma' and the 'Dharmic tradition'.

 Samskritam literature provides an alternative to eurocentric models to living.

 Samskritam provides a model of understanding of psychology and human action

  which is not found anywhere else.

 Samskritam in short - provides a 'Indic/Dharmic' superior/alternative 
worldview 

  to a world currently dominated by european perspectives. 

 

 

 These in my view are definitely not over-embellishments :)

 

 Regards,

 Subramanya  

 


 


From: vsa...@bigpond.com
To: sanskrit@cs.utah.edu
Date: Sat, 3 Oct 2009 14:30:57 +1000
Subject: Re: [Sanskrit] Advantages of learning Sanskrit





Shobha- Ji
All that is necessary is to say that Sa?skrit is the source of all 
Indo-European roots and has a rich culture and long history, great literature, 
and can be traced back to the vedic tradition.  It is not necessary to 
over-embellish.
 
Its grammar has some irregularities, it is not the source of all languages in 
the world and it is moot point on whether it originated in India or in a region 
in  north west which subsequently spread to Iran and India.  Even though it is  
concise, the religious literature can be repetitious and sometimes prone to  
over-exaggeration.  We Indians like to think about the language as part of the 
religion, but this aspect may not be of interest to others.  I am not sure 
about improvement in mathematical skills, logic, etc but I am willing to be 
persuaded.  Any kind of memorization helps keep the mind in good order.
 
Vimala
 

From: sanskrit-boun...@cs.utah.edu [mailto:sanskrit-boun...@cs.utah.edu] On 
Behalf Of Shobha Saraiya
Sent: Saturday, 3 October 2009 1:53 AM
To: Sanskrit Mailing List
Subject: Re: [Sanskrit] Advantages of learning Sanskrit
 





Ananaji,

 

I tell my students the following why they should learn samskritam.

 

1] All the Languages have come from Samskritam.

2] All our scriptures(i.e slokas,geetam, kritis..etc) are written in 
Samskritam, so it is important to know the meaning when one is  reciting or 
chanting them.

 

3] When we listen the commentry translated from Samskritam to English or any 
other langauge the bhava or the original meaning gets lost.

 

4] Samskritam is the language of Gods and originated in India.

 

5] It is a very sweet and humble loving language. 

 

7] The Grammer is so perfect...I am only a novice at learning Sanskrit and 
everyday

    I get amazed how perfect  it is mathematically. No wonder it is close to 
computers.

 

6] And all the excellent reasonings  below. 

 

_Shobha_.

--- On Fri, 10/2/09, Anand <synet...@mtnl.net.in> wrote:


From: Anand <synet...@mtnl.net.in>
Subject: [Sanskrit] Advantages of learning Sanskrit
To: sanskrit@cs.utah.edu
Date: Friday, October 2, 2009, 2:39 PM

Dear Friends ,

I am putting together a little presentation on the advantages of learning 
Sanskrit in day to day life . Can you please help me by adding to the 
advantages and sharing examples . I am giving some application / advantages 
below .


Memory improvement - remembering large numbers through katyapayadi

Improvement in pronunciation

Improvement in mathematical skills

Improvement in logical reasoning

Understanding the hidden meanings of day to day words and thus learning our 
mother tongue better

Understanding the beauty underlying the religious poems and their 
coorelation to learning e. g. Ramo Rajamani sada vijayate .......... 
connected to Vibhaktis

Raising the just pride in our heritage

Ease of realising philological and philosophical thoughts

Quality of Conciseness



Thanks in advance.

Regards ,

Anand

A. K. Ghurye
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