Indian Linguistics and Culture

By: Shashi Kashyap

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This book is a compilation of carefully chosen research papers. These papers dwell upon topics ranging from Ancient Indian Knowledge of Politics, Philosophy and Language Guidelines, to the more recent Indian freedom movement and environmental conservation. Papers on ‘Sabdabodha’ elaborate on epistemology as understood in different philosophical disciplines of grammar (Vyakarana), poetics (Alankarshastra), Mimansa, Vaisesika and Nyaya. Papers on Rajdharma in Dharmashastras and Democracy in manusmriti look into the judicial and political guidelines set forth during the period. Papers on Kingship and judiciary are relevant in present context. They also discuss Importance of ordeals in Law which is unique to traditional Hindu law system. The concept of Tatparyavritti is explained with special reference to Jayantabhatta’s work Nyayamanjari. Research papers dealing with ‘Environment in Sanskrit Scriptures intricately deal with today’s emerging issues of environmental degradation and conservation. The paper on “Role of Sanskrit in the Independence Movement’ highlights the silent yet strong influence of the language in inspiring a nation fighting for its own identity. Thus the book is very usefull for the readers of different field of Sanskrit. Printed Pages: 188

Title: Indian Linguistics and Culture

Author Name: Shashi Kashyap

Categories: Culture, India,

Publisher: New Delhi, New Bharatiya Book Corporation:

ISBN: 8183152406

ISBN 13: 9788183152402

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

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Seller ID: 1200926

Keywords: Indian Linguistics and Culture Shashi Kashyap