April 13, 2024, Saturday
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Nepal and India to collaborate to promote Sanskrit education system

The Nepal Weekly
April 2, 2024

Nepalese and Indian Sanskrit scholars have proposed to organize International Sanskrit Conference every year, turn by turn in Nepal and in India.

Adopting a five point resolution at the end of a three day Nepal – India International Sanskirt Conclave in Kathmandu the participants have also adopted a resolution to provide support for the development of Gurukulas in Nepal with the collaboration of Maharshi Sandipani VedaVidya Pratisthan, Ujjain.

One of the resolutions mentions that Niti Anusandhan Pratisthan Nepal will function as Head Office of Nepal – India Sanskirt Study Centre. The centre will work for conducting joint research and arranging publication of Sanskrit scriptures of both Nepal and India and to specially study Sanskrit manuscripts found in Nepal. It is estimated that there are around five lakh unpublished Sanskrit manuscripts preserved at Nepal’s Department of Archaeology.

One of the resolutions mentions about organizing training programme for Nepali Sanskrit students in India with a view to enhancing their Sanskrit learning capability, according to a press release issued by Niti Anushandhan on Sunday.

As per the resolution Central Sanskrit University, Delhi will facilitate libraries of Gurukulas in Nepal and provide necessary books to Sanskrit educational institutions in Nepal.

The conclave also adopted a resolution to promote the religion, culture, philosophy, history and archaeology of Nepal and India along preservation of Sanskrit, Pali and Prakrit languages.

The three day international Sanskrit Conclave organized by Niti Anushandhan Pratishthan in collaboration with Central Sanskrit University, Delhi and India Foundation, Delhi saw participation of over 120 Sanskrit scholars, professors and government officials from Nepal and India.

The main objective of the International conference was to strength the Nepal – Indian relations and promote the Sanskrit Education in Nepal and India.