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Sanskrit is a ‘high’ language that is mainly used during religious and scholarly discourse. It is the classical language used in India and the liturgical language for Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism. The language is mainly used during religious ceremonies and when chanting mantras or singing hymns, hence, it earned the nick name ‘the language of the gods’. This made it to be considered an elite language. Sanskrit was also used as the primary language for [...]
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Sanskrit is a classical language of India and a liturgical language of Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism. Its position in the cultures of South and Southeast Asia is akin to that of Latin and Greek in Europe and it has significantly influenced most modern languages of Nepal and India. Today, Sanskrit continues to be widely used as a ceremonial language in Hindu religious rituals in the forms of hymns and mantras.
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List status: Public domain
Sanskrit > English: 8,702 words
English > Sanskrit: 7,895 words
Last update: March 21, 2014
First upload: May 12, 2008
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