Mysuru, December 29:- “Sanskrit is the most ancient language in the world. It is a very popular language in India,” said Sanskrit lecturer of Maharani college Dr D Sheela Kumari.
She was speaking at Sanskritotsava held at JSS College of Arts, Commerce and Science on Mysuru-Ooty Road in the city on Friday.
“The term science has a mention in Vedas as well. The formulas of Panini are being used even today. Our ancestors have explained the solar system, gravitational force and other scientific terms. Our ancestors have classified animals and plants based on their features. These are all the contributions of Sanskrit language,” she added.
“Sanskrit language has enough information. Bhaskaracharya wrote a book on Mathematics Leelavathi,” said the principal of the college S Somashekar.
Principal of degree college Prof M Mahadevappa called upon students to use Sanskrit in day-to-day life.
Head of the Department of Sanskrit Prof M Vishwanath and others were present. (GK, MR)