[Wikimediaindia-l] Is it morally right for govts to support sanskrit wikipedia?

CherianTinu Abraham tinucherian at gmail.com
Sat Feb 26 10:02:40 UTC 2011

Just in case, you are not aware , there is a Wikipedia in Pali.



So can we assume Pali Wikipedia got one more contributor from today ?

Tinu Cherian

On Sat, Feb 26, 2011 at 3:01 PM, Basavaraj Itnal
<basavarajitnal at yahoo.com>wrote:

> 1. Till the Britsh Raj, Brahmins kept a large part of Indian society out of
> bounds from knowledge which was in Sanskrit. They had provisions to pour
> molten lead into the ears of non-brahmins (including all women) who even
> heard a word of sanskrit. knowledge contained in that language is now
> available in English and Sanskrit only symbolises tyranny. Do we need
> Wikipedia in Sanskrit with the support of govt funding?
> 2. Why cannt we have a wikepedia in Pali as well, the language which was
> used by Budha and which can give us an alternate view on life to that of
> vedic view?
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