Text of a Song in Praise of Sanskrit

Madhav Deshpande mmdesh at UMICH.EDU
Tue Feb 8 11:41:33 UTC 2000

Here is the email address of Ramdas Palsule, Professor Palsule's son, in
Pune, India.  I am sure he can arrange to mail a copy of this poem to you.
        ramdaspalsule <ramdaspalsule at indiaco.com>

                                        Madhav Deshpande

On Tue, 8 Feb 2000, Madhav Deshpande wrote:

> This song was not composed by Professor Kashikar, but by Professor G.B.
> Palsule of Pune.  I have heard this song many times, and most recently
> last December in Pune at a felicitation for Professor Palsule upon the
> publication of his recent Mahakaavya "Viira-Vainaayakam" on the life of
> the patriot leader Vinaayak D. Saavarkar.  I will see if I can locate the
> text of the poem.
>                               Madhav Deshpande
> On Mon, 7 Feb 2000, Shrinivas Tilak wrote:
> >     In recent years I have noticed that a typical "Annual Sanskrit Day"
> > function in Pune begins and/or ends with a song in praise of Sanskrit. The
> > beginning words of the song are: pravahatAm samskRta mandAkinI...
> >     Can anyone on this list supply the text of this song, which I believe
> > was composed by Professor Kashikar? (It is not very long). On one such
> > occasion I suggested to the lady who sang it to make it available as an
> > audio casette. If it is now so available where could I buy it?
> >     Thanks,
> >
> >     S.Tilak, 4-642 Watt St. Winnipeg, MB, Canada R2K 2S5
> >     (204) 669 4957
> >
> >
> >
> >
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