Pali Current Affairs, GK & News
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu conferred President’s Certificate of Honour and Maharshi Badrayan Vyas Samman Awards at New Delhi. Presidential Award of Certificate The award of the Certificate of Honour was introduced in the year 1958 to honour the scholars of Sanskrit, Arabic and Persian Languages. It was extended to cover Pali/Prakrit in the year 1996. ..
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
Topics: Arabic • Certificate of Honour • Kannada • Maharshi Badrayan Vyas Samman Award • Malayalam • Ministry of Human Resources and Development • Odiya • Pali • Persian • Prakrit • Sanskrit • Tamil • Telugu
The International Prakrit Conference was organized in November, 2017 at Shravanabelagola (Karnataka). Here, an Indologist raised the question – why hasn’t Prakrit got classical status? Some important facts: About Prakrit The name Prakrit language is derived from prakrta, meaning ‘ordinary’, ‘natural’, ‘vulgar’. Its classified as Indo-European →Indo-Iranian →Middle Indo- Aryan. Prakrit is a group of ..
Topics: Gatha • Indo-Aryan languages • Indo-Aryan peoples • Indo-European languages • Indo-Iranian languages • Languages of India • Magahi language • Middle Indo-Aryan languages • Pali • Prakrit • Prakrit languages • Shauraseni language