Sanskritic


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San·skrit·ic

 (săn-skrĭt′ĭk)
n.
Indic. No longer in scientific use.

San·skrit′ic adj.

Sanskritic

(sænˈskrɪtɪk)
adj
1. (Languages) of or relating to Sanskrit
2. (Languages) denoting or belonging to those Indic languages that developed directly from Sanskrit, such as Pali, Hindi, Punjabi, and Bengali
n
(Languages) this group of languages
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If you look at the scripts of Southeast Asian languages, you can easily see the Indian origin, thick with Sanskritic influence.
The sectarian Hinduism was largely Sanskritic in character, and the non-sectarian Hinduism was non-Sanskritic in nature.
71) The inscriptions on all these five urns at Sri Ksetra show, from the names of Sanskritic origin assimilated into the Pyu language, that they were for royal burials.
Taking as his point of departure the tension between the competing soteriologies of ritual and renunciation, Sayers focuses on ritual action, exploring the development of the paradigmatic rite of ancestor worship (sraddha) on the basis of a wide array of Sanskritic texts.
16) However, the more nuanced interplay between dharma, destiny and choice, almost always present in Sanskritic epic literature, helps us understand what would otherwise be its awkward or heavy-handed presence in the film.
India's entrenched caste hierarchies are the product of both colonialism and its indigenous Sanskritic heritage; these generate a "politics of truth" that, at the opening of the novel enable Anamika--already head girl at her private school--to imagine herself as capable of greatness, and to cast the nation as an appropriate object for her heroism (Foucault, Power/Knowledge 132).
More specifically, she pushes for an understanding of the ginans as conduits of Quranic and Sanskritic thought if one is to understand Islam as a global phenomenon with an internally heterogeneous character.
These movements crystallised distinct public spheres--the former around the lower castes and their cultural and economic emancipation from the dominance of Sanskritic Brahmanism, and the latter around the rural poor in India who used the power of 'voice' to denounce corruption and announce an ethic of governance based on transparency and accountability.
Throughout this paper, I use the vernacular transliteration mash rather than the Sanskritic form molcsha, as this more accurately reflects my participants' usage.
Behind the facade of providing an alternative history, the real agenda of The Hindus seems to be to drive a wedge between what Doniger calls the marginalized and the mainstream Hindus who she also calls as Subaltern Hindus and Sanskritic Hindus respectively.
In Part III Hunter explores the relationship between Monaguna's oeuvre and its Sanskrit prototype, namely Kalidasa's Raghuvamsa, as well as a wider Sanskritic cosmopolitan tradition of literary exchanges that were informed by oral pedagogical dynamics as much as Sanskrit texts and their commentaries.
Further evidence of the numerical significance of "3," derived from the triangular landscape, is found in the etymological development within the Sanskritic languages as well as the prominence of triads within rituals and beliefs.