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any of the modern Indic languages

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any of the vernacular Indic languages of north and central India (as distinguished from Sanskrit) recorded from the 3rd century BC to the 4th century AD

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The Avasyakacurni (AvC) is written primarily, though not entirely, in Prakrit (Balbir 1993: 81-82).
An etymological analysis of the corpus was performed which had revealed that the basic vocabulary of Urdu language is basically composed of Sanskrit, Prakrit, Persian, Arabic and English terms with a slight influence from Turkish language.
The Maharishi Badrayan Vyas Samman for young scholars in the age group of 30 to 40 years in the field of Sanskrit, Pali/ Prakrit, Arabic and Persian has been introduced from the year 2002.
Prakrit the language of the indigenous people was associated with Buddhism in ancient times.
I would like to hypothesize that the genre of patola under discussion was developed as a banner to portray an episode in the history of Gujarat, an incident that has been described, documented, and regurgitated over centuries--the celebrated public parade (shobhayatra) held by King Siddharaja Jayasimha in 1138-39 to honour the Jain Acharya Hemachandra on the occasion of the successful completion of his magnum opus on Prakrit and Apabhramsha grammars, Siddhahema Shabdanushasana (abbrev.
During the ceremony at the Bhaktivedanta Manor Temple in Watford, prayers were chanted in Sanskrit, Latin, Hebrew, Arabic, Punjabi, Tibetan and Prakrit.
At Harvard, Eliot studied Buddhism, Hindu, as well as courses in Sanskrit, Pali and Prakrit.
It is true that this production is marked by a certain degradation: perfection is sanskriti (hence the Sanskrit or 'perfect' language, just as the prakrit languages are the vernaculars, which are felt to be inferior).
He makes reference to Prakrit love poetry to Krishna, classical Urdu love poetry set in the garden, Persian ghazal lyrics to a cruelly distant beloved, and pre-Islamic Arabic qasida odes mourning the departure of the beloved from the abandoned camp in the desert.
There is certainly evidence, from inscriptions in Prakrit and Old Tamil, that Indians lived and traded in Egypt from at least the second centuryCE.
These are samayik, a state of equanimity and awareness that should pervade the mendicant's life from the moment of initiation; caturvimsati-stava, the recitation of a Prakrit hymn of veneration to the Jinas; guru-vandan, a similar veneration directed towards one's mendicant superior; pratikraman, a rite of confession for karmically-harmful actions; pacckkhan, a ritually-stated commitment to avoid karmically-harmful actions, and to perform certain specified karmically-beneficial actions; and kaussagg, a series of formulaic recitations, aimed at advancing the separation of the pure soul from the karmically-tainted body, which are performed in a standing position during the vandans and pratikraman.
I can't tell if the words are actually Prakrit or even Tamil, but that's not the point: We know that the words are foreign, and that Cornershop has thus reclaimed the first English pop song to use a sitar.
169), and aksiptikas, short measured songs with texts in Sanskrit or Prakrit.
The majority of the melodies are non-metrical, textless, apparently instrumental melodies, but for the 30 oldest ragas, a final melody is added in the form of a metrical song with text in Sanskrit or Prakrit.
The majority of the verses Abhinava and Ananda choose from Prakrit (popular literatures) deal with adultery.