Saturday, 18 April 2015

How Sanskrit is preferred by the Germany

PM Modi & German Chancellor A. Merkel
How Sanskrit is preferred by the Germans could be learnt from this article written by ADITYA GHOSH under the heading "Sanskrit fever grips Germany: 14 universities teaching India's ancient language struggle to meet demand as students clamour for courses" and here are a few lines from the article as ready references for our visitors:

Will Germans be the eventual custodians of Sanskrit, its rich heritage and culture? If the demand for Sanskrit and Indology courses in Germany is any indication, that’s what the future looks like.

Unable to cope with the flood of applications from around the world, the South Asia Institute, University of Heidelberg, had to start a summer school in spoken Sanskrit in Switzerland, Italy and - believe it or not - India too. 
“When we started it 15 years ago, we were almost ready to shut it after a couple of years. Instead, we had to increase strength and take the course to other European countries,” said Professor Dr. Axel Michaels, head of classical Indology at the university. 

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