Sanskrit Bharati Vishwa Sammelan, a three-day mega event for discussing ideas, theories and research findings in the ancient Sanskrit language, is currently underway in New Delhi.
Thousands of delegates and Sanskrit lovers from across the world are participating in this first-of-its-kind global conference.
The first day of the event witnessed huge footfall including foreigners, students and women. t, Skarbimir Rucinski from Poland said that he finds this event interesting because there are so many good books and manus are available in the Sanskrit language.
Appreciating the efforts of the Prasar Bharati and All India Radio, he said, these institutions are playing an important role in conserving India’s cultural heritage. Another foreign participants from Kuwait, Preeti said, in the foreign land we got the opportunity to learn the Sanskrit language and it brings us closer to our culture.
An exhibition ‘Sanskriti Pradarshini’ has also been put up displaying manus, models and charts that establish different phases of the development of Sanskrit as a popular language, not only in India but also across the globe. The event will go on till tomorrow.
Efforts should be made to promote Sanskrit: V-P
STAFF REPORTER / NEW DELHI
Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that passionate efforts should be made to conserve, spread awareness and promote the knowledge available in Sanskrit.
Addressing the Sanskrit Vishwa Sammelan in New Delhi on Sunday, he said, Sanskrit is an ancient language but it is relevant and useful in modern times. Mr. Naidu said, Sanskrit connects India and most of the Indian languages originate from it. He said, Sanskrit words are found in every Indian language.
Speaking in Sanskrit, the Vice President said, various ancient literature related to mathematics, astronomy, science, arts, music and dance are available in Sanskrit. He stressed that everyone should utilize the knowledge available in this language. He appealed to every institution in the country to make an effort to spread Sanskrit and popularize it among the young generation.
Speaking at the event, Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan said, Sanskrit is a symbol of national unity and it connects everyone. He said, Sanskrit lovers from 21 countries are participating in this mega event. He said, one crore people have learnt this language in India and one crore people across the world are learning it.