Death of Sanskrit

Allen W Thrasher athr at LOC.GOV
Fri Aug 10 18:53:40 UTC 2001

There is also  the continued use of Sanskrit as a liturgical language
and in private devotions - which also involves the creation of new
hymns, ritual texts, and purana-like texts.


Allen W. Thrasher, Ph.D.

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