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Sanskrit should be made compulsory :Britain Study– Mattur village in Karnataka

Mattur In Karnataka India, where Sanskrit is used as normal daily language

Have you ever wondered the advent of a new language to operate artificial Intelligence in robots? The scientists In the whole world, spcially in the ivy league universities, were in search of a new language to operate the robots.

Then the eminent professor of math, Rick Briggs, said “Gentlemen, we don’t need any new language to handle the robot. The language has already been used by humans before. It is Sanskrit.”

Sanskrit is a language which is considered as the mother of all Indian languages. Al most all the Indian languages are derived from the Sanskrit language.

There are 8 classical languages in this entire world and 5 of them are in India. And 4 of them are South-Indian languages. Kannada, tamil, telugu, Malayalam – all have their own scripts.

Sanskrit is the 5th classical language of  the country.

Many people are of the opinion that dance, music and poetry are so engraved in hearts of the Indians that why shouldn’t we include Sanskrit language in our daily routine. This was raised by an eminent professor in london named Bakshi.

Someone asked bakshi, as she had the roots from India, has the rich old culture and the language of Sanskrit gone away from India?

She says government initiatives can help spread the appeal of Sanskrit but not by making it compulsory in schools."Children hate anything they are forced to do, even if it is good for them," Bakshi said in an email interview.

"The government should focus on the way teachers teach rather than taking the choice away from children."In general, improvements in teacher training are required, particularly so for a language like Sanskrit," she added.

About Mattur  - The village

Mattur is an agrarian village that primarily cultivates areca nuts and paddy. It is inhabited by the Sankethis, an ancient Brahmin community that had migrated from Kerala and settled down in Mattur about 600 years ago. Other than Sanskrit, they also speak a rare dialect called Sankethi, which is a mixture of Sanskrit, Tamil, Kannada, and bits of Telugu. The Sankethi dialect has no written script and is read in the Devanagari script.

The schools in Mattur have some of the best academic records in the district. According to the teachers, learning Sanskrit helps the students develop an aptitude for maths and logic as well. Many of Mattur’s young have gone abroad to study engineering or medicine and the village boasts of at least one software engineer in every family!

Mattur has produced  over 30 Sanskrit professors who are teaching in Kuvempu, Bengaluru, Mysore, and Mangalore universities. Mattur is also the home village of several illustrious personalities that include Mathoor Krishnamurthy of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Bangalore, violinist Venkataram, and gamaka exponent H.R. Keshavamurthy.
 

BY UITV, NOV 19