Governor Acharya Devvrat said Sanskrit is the oldest and scientific language in the world which has the distinction of being the mother of all languages and capable of making all-round development of a person.While presiding over the State Level conference of Sanskrit Students organized jointly by Himachal Sanskrit Academy and Sanskrit Bharat Pratishthan at Himachal Pradesh University Shimla today, the Governor said that knowledge of Veds inscribed in Sanskrit language proved valuable for the spiritual upliftment of mankind. He said significant damage was done to Sanskrit when it was linked to caste system. He expressed his concern over neglect of Sanskrit language.The Governor said that Sanskrit was a complete language based on philosophy of life and power of soul. Every person should have knowledge of this language useful in spreading values in the society. The language is full of divinity and can prove to be a medium of peace in the world.He said Veds were full of wisdom and guided the humanity for centuries. The deep knowledge of Veds can be achieved with understanding of Sanskrit language.
Acharya Devvrat called upon students of Sanskrit to ensure their involvement in popularizing Sanskrit language and making it a medium of communication of common man. He expressed hope that practice of Sanskrit language by masses will create positive energy and divinity in the society. He appreciated the efforts being made by Himachal Sanskrit Academy and Sanskrit Bharat Pratishthan in promotion and dissemination of Sanskrit language.The Governor also inaugurated the website of Sanskrit Bharat Pratishthan. He also released the books 'Vaidiktatvavimarsh' written by Bhaktvatsal Sharma and 'Lamha-lamha Jindagi' written by Kumari Shilpa.Earlier, the Secretary of the Himachal Sanskrit Academy, Dr. Mast Ram Sharma and Representative of Sanskrit Bharat Pratishthan Prof. Bhaktvatsala Sharma welcomed the Governor.The Governor also honored the Sanskrit scholars on the occasion.Executive Vice Chancellor, HP University, Shimla Prof. Rajendra Singh Chauhan, Former Vice-Chancellor, Sampura Nand Sanskrit University, Varanasi Prof. Abhiraj Rajinder Mishra, Principal , National Sanskrit Institute, Kangra Prof. Lakshmi Niwas Pandey, students of the Himachal Pradesh University and other dignitaries were also present on this occasion.