[INDOLOGY] quote search

Nagaraj Paturi nagarajpaturi at gmail.com
Wed Jun 17 11:21:33 EDT 2020


Though some contemporary lexicographers of regional Indian languages
maintain that distinction while dealing with the Tatsama words in the
languages, there is no systematic focused compilation of these cases as a
single work, to my knowledge.

It is really a good project to be taken up (if not done)

On Wed, Jun 17, 2020 at 8:20 PM Christian Ferstl <
christian.ferstl at univie.ac.at> wrote:

> Is there perhaps
> some glossary or any collection of such re-used or re-interpreted words,
> "false friends" almost, in any modern Indian language? Or a respective
> dictionary based on historical principles?
>
> Christian Ferstl
>
> Am 17.06.2020 15:34, schrieb Nagaraj Paturi via INDOLOGY:
> > 'Sanskriti' in the sense of 'culture of a human group'  is a neologism
> > found in most contemporary Indian languages.
> >
> > 'Sanskriti'  in  the ancient particularly Vedic Sanskrit usages is a
> > synonym of or a word related to Sanskaarah which is making better =
> > bringing in the required effect (for the tradition, ritual, collective
> > convention of the group including linguistic convention etc.)
> >
> > There are many such ancient Sanskrit terms whose contemporary
> > understanding landed into / lead to problems because of the same words
> > being used as neologisms in the contemporary Indian languages.
> >
> > Itihaasa is another example.
> >
> > Itihaasa is a contemporary word for history in many north Indian
> > languages.
> >
> > As a result, texts that are conventionally called intihaasa have been
> > viewed as books of history.
> >
> > On Wed, Jun 17, 2020 at 1:27 PM adheesh sathaye via INDOLOGY
> > <indology at list.indology.info> wrote:
> >
> >> Looks to be Śatapatha Brāhmaṇa 4.2.1.[27], part of a description
> >> of the “Great Pressing” (Mahābhiṣava) within a Soma offering.
> >>
> >>
> >> sa juhoti | sa prathamā saṃskṛtirviśvavārā sa prathamo
> >> varuṇo mitro agniḥ sa
> >> prathamo bṛhaspatiścikitvāṃstasmā indrāya sutamājuhota
> >> svāheti
> >>
> >> (from the GRETIL e-text).
> >>
> >> Eggeling’s translation from 1885: “He offers with, ’This is
> >> the first consecration, assuring all boons; he is the first,
> >> Varuṇa, Mitra, Agni — he is the first, Bṛhaspati, the wise: to
> >> that Indra offer ye the liquor, Hail!”. (vol 2, p. 285-6).
> >>
> >> Best wishes,
> >> Adheesh
> >>
> >> —
> >> Adheesh Sathaye
> >> University of British Columbia
> >>
> >>> On Jun 16, 2020, at 23:39, patrick mccartney via INDOLOGY
> >>> <indology at list.indology.info> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Dear Friends,
> >>>
> >>> Might someone know the source of this quote?
> >>>
> >>> _Sa Prathama Sanskrati Vishvavara_ [1]
> >>>
> >>> It is found embedded in assertions, like this:
> >>>
> >>> _India has been described by some traditional texts as Sa Prathama
> >>> Sanskrati Vishvavara_ [1], the first and supreme culture in the
> >>> world. To this day, the South Asian country remains a hotspring of
> >>> ancient wisdom on mind-body health and spirituality.
> >>>
> >>> If one puts this phrase in a search bar, then similar to the
> >>> return of recycled factoids of 'Sanskrit-speaking' villages the
> >>> same paragraph citing the AWGP is mentioned in countless websites.
> >>> But AWGP website also offers little in the way of a textual
> >>> reference.
> >>>
> >>> I am wondering what the traditional texts might be that describe
> >>> this assertion.
> >>>
> >>> Thanks.
> >>>
> >>> All the best,
> >>>
> >>> パトリック マッカートニー
> >>>
> >>> Patrick McCartney, PhD
> >>> Research Affiliate - Organization for Identity and Cultural
> >>> Development (OICD), Kyoto
> >>>
> >>> Research Associate - Nanzan University Anthropological Institute,
> >>> Nagoya, Japan
> >>> Visiting Fellow - South and South-east Asian Studies Department,
> >>> Australian National University
> >>> Member - South Asia Research Institute (SARI), Australian National
> >>> University
> >>>
> >>> Skype / Zoom - psdmccartney
> >>> Phone + Whatsapp + Line:  +61410644259
> >>> Twitter - @psdmccartney @yogascapesinjap
> >>>
> >>> Yogascapes in Japan [2] Academia [3] Linkedin [4] Modern Yoga
> >>> Research [5]
> >>>
> >>> _bodhapūrvam calema_ ;-)
> >>>
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> > --
> >
> > Nagaraj Paturi
> >
> > Hyderabad, Telangana, INDIA.
> >
> > Director,  Inter-Gurukula-University Centre , Indic Academy
> > BoS, MIT School of Vedic Sciences, Pune, Maharashtra
> > BoS, Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth, Veliyanad, Kerala
> > BoS Veda Vijnana Gurukula, Bengaluru.
> > Member, Advisory Council, Veda Vijnana Shodha Samsthanam, Bengaluru
> > Former Senior Professor of Cultural Studies,
> > FLAME School of Communication and FLAME School of  Liberal Education,
> > Hyderabad, Telangana, INDIA.
> >
> >
> >
> > Links:
> > ------
> > [1] http://www.livescience.com/28634-indian-culture.html
> > [2] http://yogascapes.weebly.com/
> > [3] https://patrickmccartney.academia.edu/
> > [4]
> >
> https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=241756978&trk=nav_responsive_tab_profile
> > [5] http://www.modernyogaresearch.org/events/
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-- 
Nagaraj Paturi

Hyderabad, Telangana, INDIA.


Director,  Inter-Gurukula-University Centre , Indic Academy
BoS, MIT School of Vedic Sciences, Pune, Maharashtra
BoS, Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth, Veliyanad, Kerala
BoS Veda Vijnana Gurukula, Bengaluru.
Member, Advisory Council, Veda Vijnana Shodha Samsthanam, Bengaluru
Former Senior Professor of Cultural Studies,
FLAME School of Communication and FLAME School of  Liberal Education,
Hyderabad, Telangana, INDIA.
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