Chamu Krishna Shastry, one of the founders of Samskrita Bharati, speaks about the prakṛti-pratyaya-vibhāga (morphological transparency) that makes the Sanskrit language sanskritic, and why it is important to preserve that uniquely analytical feature of Sanskrit by coining neologisms in Sanskrit itself rather than adopt modern words (such as electricity, car, train, computer etc) from other languages into Spoken Saṃskṛtam.
A lecture on Pāṇini, also called Śalāturīya (resident of Śalātura) and Dākṣīputra (son of Dākṣī) by Prof. Madhav Deshpande, University of Michigan.
Lecture: Sanskrit: A historical linguistics approach
Prof Madhav Deshpande
Professor Emeritus, Sanskrit and Linguistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Bhagavadgītā Jayanti 25.12.2020 – Speech by Dr.K.N.Padmakumar
Chamu Krishna Shastry, one of the founders of Samskrita Bharati, explains why Sarala Saṃskṛta Paddhati is important for the spoken sanskrit movement. This is the method currently used by Samskrita Bharati the world over.
Chamu Krishna Shastry, one of the founders of Samskrita Bharati – draws a comparison between the revival of Spoken Hebrew as a spoken language by Eliezer Ben-Yehuda in Israel in the 20th century, and the revival of Spoken Sanskrit on a massive scale by the efforts of a small community of commited enthusiasts.
Chamu Krishna Shastry, one of the founders of Samskrita Bharati – speaks of the need to speak in Saṃskṛtam rather than treating it purely as a symbolic identity-marker.