School Makes Sanskrit Compulsory
In the heart of London, a British
school has made Sanskrit compulsory subject for its junior division because
it helps students grasp math, science and other languages better.
"This is the most perfect and logical
language in the world, the only one that is not named after the people
who speak it. Indeed the word itself means 'perfected language."
--Warwick Jessup, Head, Sanskrit department.
"The Devnagri script and spoken Sanskrit
are two of the best ways for a child to overcome stiffness of fingers and
the tongue," says Moss. "Today's European languages do not use many parts
of the tongue and mouth while speaking or many finger movements while writing,
whereas Sanskrit helps immensely to develop cerebral dexterity through
For Full article in British Newspaper,
Article in Sunday Hindustan Times,
Mumbai, Feb 10, 2008