Tuesday, March 11, 2008

The Vertical Dimensions of Sanskrit Language.

The script of any language usually takes horizontal arrangement of its units. Sanskrit is an exception.

Before going to the details of Sanskrit, just take a close look at the page of any language script. Is it not true that though the lines are horizontally arranged, the movement of the reading takes top-to-bottom vertical direction! Any other movement would cause suffocation and immobility to the reader's mind.

The diagrammatic representation given on this page needs deeper meditative reading wherein the image mode of memory should be allowed to take over.

Then it is possible to comprehend the meaning of Deva Bhasha.

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