• Sanskrit is Fun

Link: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/spirituality/new-age-insight/Sanskrit-is-fun/articleshow/12054193.cms

Sadly Sanskrit has lost its roots in its birth-place, India, and is no longer part of the school curriculum where it originated. Rather, Sanskrit is currently treated like a foreign language, being grouped for the purposes of “education” with other foreign languages like German and French

This fall from favour mirrors the recent disenchantment with learning Latin that befell Western Culture in the second half of the 20th century. A revival for both languages is due. Such languages, associated as they are with wisdom and ancient traditions, need to be kept alive. The authors of

Sanskrit is Fun

see this challenge as their moral and social responsibility as they work towards the start of such a "Sanskrit Renaissance"

More than 12 years ago, an Advisory Committee was set up and the project of introducing an Avurveda Journal began. The LOAJ has recently been taken under the leadership of University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, ( Center for Indic Studies UMass Dartmouth), USA, The articles are peer-reviewed, and the magazine is published in the USA, but printed in India. Now, it is one of the world leaders in promoting Ayurveda research, scholarship, education, and practice. Put simply, Ayurvedic knowledge is more a preventative form of medicine

To receive a free sample printed copy posted to you please contact www.loaj.com/contactus.html or Jacyntha Crawley

LOAJ, like many co-operatives in Western Europe, is a not-for-profit organization based on the principle that, whenever possible, knowledge should be shared

At The Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew, near London they are preserving seeds in the Millenium Seed Bank as a reference source for future generations

Many of us believe that ancient languages and cultures should be preserved for reference too – and not because they appear perfect! They should be kept because they are they the building blocks of knowledge

Indian Herbs and Ayurvedic Medicine also called Ayurveda is a system of medicine that originated in India several thousand years ago, and was, as you would expect, originally written in Sanskrit
• Charaka: On Not Violating Good Judgement is the 6th episode in the BBC Radio 4 series: Incarnations: India in 50 Lives

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• All the books were edited by Warwick Jessup and Elena Jessup, are paperback editions and were first published in 2012
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Any 3 books are priced at £17.00
All 7 books bought together we have priced at £32.00 to save you £10 against the individual purchases

Sanskrit is Fun Part 1
ISBN: 9788120835450
Number of Pages 74: Size 11 x 8.5 inches
Weight: 234 grams

Sanskrit is Fun Part 2
ISBN: 9788120835467
Number of Pages 76: Size 11 x 8.5 inches
Weight: 243 grams

Sanskrit is Fun Part 3
ISBN: 9788120835474
Number of Pages 59: Size 11 x 8.5inches
Weight 203 grams


• The Story of Rama Part 1
ISBN: 9788120835504
Number of pages 125: Size 11 x 8 inches
Weight 403 grams

• The Story of Rama Part 2
ISBN: 9788120835511
Number of pages 137: Size 11 x 8 inches
Weight 438 grams


• The Stories of Krishna Part 1
ISBN: 9788120835481
Number of pages 162: Size 11 x 8.5 inches
Weight 505 grams

• The Stories of Krishna Part 2
ISBN: 9788120835498
Number of pages 189: Size 11 x 8.5 inches


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noun: a thinking place (from the Greek)

• The Phrontistery

is the Compendium of Lost Words. Over 400 of the rarest modern English words are listed. These are words that had been previously absent from the Internet!


All language evolves and this paragraph shows the latest additions to American Sign Language! (ASL)

• Much as the Oxford English Dictionary has added words such as ‘selfie’ or ‘chugger’, ASL has included ways of expressing new concepts that help define our modern-day world

See how signs become generally accepted, and how two people of different ages would sign words such as photobomb, emoji and duckface!

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