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This is a translation of the author’s original Kannada essay titled “ಭಾಷಾಬೋಧಕಗಳ ನೆಲೆ-ಬೆಲೆಗಳು” published in his work, Bhashabhrungada Benneri. Translated by Sandeep Balakrishna. I had averred earlier that one of the tragedies of today is the fact of not prescribing evocative literature at the level of primary school instruction. It’s not necessary to

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पूषवाडान्वयाब्धीन्दो स्वस्ति नारायणप्रभो | नेत्रे गात्रे तथा श्रोत्रे वक्त्रे पुष्पेषुशोभ ते ||   Once, a scholar visited the court of Nārāyaṇa Gaṇapati, the provincial ruler of Andhra’s Vijayanagar empire. He gave a discourse on dvaita vedānta and maintained that the Vedas stand proof for the authenticity of the dvaita principle. He even quoted

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कणभयिताहे तर्के फणभयिताहे सुशब्दगणनोर्दके | मन्दरवृत्तं वर्ते श्रुत्यंतसुधाम्बुधौ महागर्ते ||   Kirīṭapati Veṅkaṭācārya was a prominent scholar who lived in the province of Surapura in Karnataka during the eighteenth-nineteenth centuries. He was the author of several works, a master of puns and alliterations and a prolific writer. It used to be said that

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