[ US /ˈsænskɹɪt/ ]
  1. (Hinduism) an ancient language of India (the language of the Vedas and of Hinduism); an official language of India although it is now used only for religious purposes
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How To Use Sanskrit In A Sentence

  • Vastu, which is the inspiration behind the Chinese tradition of feng shui, originated in the Indian subcontinent during the flourishing Vedic civilization, which many scholars and archaeologists now date back as early as 6000 B.C. The word Vedic comes from veda, a Sanskrit word that means “knowledge.” The Power of Vastu Living
  • Other inscriptions discovered are Sanskrit mantras transliterated in Tulu script.
  • The Sanskrit word for “control” is yama, and the second limb of Yoga is called pranayama: “breath control of the life force.” Spiritual Teachings of the Avatar
  • Barred from hearing the Sanskrit Veda and from access to the religion of the twice-born, they discovered their own spiritual path, an intimate and direct relationship with their Lord.
  • For example, a condom campaign in India in the 1970s involved renaming the product Nirodh from a Sanskritic word meaning “protection”. Diffusion of Innovations
  • The learned Sanskritist, H.H. Wilson, quotes the name Pippilika = ant-gold, given by the people of Little Thibet to the precious dust thrown up in the emmet heaps. The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • Let us leave the sweet euphony of Bangla to our poets, and the salvation-enhancement of Sanskrit to our priests.
  • The root chakra, known in Sanskrit as the Muladhara, is the first energy bridge into the etheric body, or the energy field that connects our life force to our form. Kelley Harrell: Reality TV: The Root Chakra Darling
  • Al-Biruni studied Indian literature in the original, translating several Sanskrit texts into Arabic.
  • Sanskrit _bharna_, which signifies "the borne one," "that which is born," from the primitive Indo-European root _bhr_, "to bear, to carry in the womb," whence our "to _bear_" and the German The Child and Childhood in Folk-Thought Studies of the Activities and Influences of the Child Among Primitive Peoples, Their Analogues and Survivals in the Civilization of To-Day
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