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[Pack of 10] Sanskrit Non-Translatables: The Importance of Sanskritizing English

by   Rajiv Malhotra (Author),   Satyanarayana Dasa Babaji (Author)  
by   Rajiv Malhotra (Author),   Satyanarayana Dasa Babaji (Author)   (show less)
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Sanskrit Non-Translatables is a path-breaking and audacious attempt at Sanskritizing the English language and enriching it with powerful Sanskrit words. It continues the original and innovative idea of nontranslatability of Sanskrit

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ISBN 13 978-9390085484
Book Language English
Edition 1st, 2020
Publishers Amaryllis  
Category Jaipur Dialogues  
Weight 4,000.00 g

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Sanskrit Non-Translatables is a path-breaking and audacious attempt at Sanskritizing the English language and enriching it with powerful Sanskrit words. It continues the original and innovative idea of nontranslatability of Sanskrit, first introduced in the book, Being Different. For English readers, this should be the starting point of the movement to resist the digestion of Sanskrit into English, by introducing loanwords into their English vocabulary without translation.

The book presents a thorough mechanism of the process of digestion and examines the loss of adhikara for Sanskrit because of translating its core ideas into English. The movement launched by this book will resist this and stop the programs that seek to turn Sanskrit into a dead language by translating all its treasures to render it redundant. It discusses fifty-four non-translatables across various genres that are being commonly mistranslated. It empowers English speakers with the knowledge and arguments to introduce these Sanskrit words into their daily speech with confidence. Every lover of India’s sanskriti will benefit from the book and become a cultural ambassador propagating it through routine communications.

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