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Arthāntaranyāsaḥ   uktirarthāntaranyāsasyātsāmānyaviśeṣayoḥ | (C.L. – 119) In Arthāntaranyāsa, a general statement is used to provide a rationale for a specific case or a specific case is used to justify a general statement. Iliad - Book 1, lines 217-220 (Achilles says the following to the goddess Athene, who has been sent by the goddess Hera,

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Pushyamitra Shunga tried to liberate Bharata’s lands under Greek occupation. The Greek invasion that began with Alexander continued till the time of Menander. The same Menander came to be known as Milindara later. Buddhists texts mention his name. The dialogue between Nagasena and Menander is recorded in the Pali (Magadhi)

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Marxist-Communist historians claim that because Pushyamitra Shunga was a brāhmaṇa, all events that occurred during his period were merely the revolt of brāhmaṇas.  These incidents symbolize the enmity that brāhmaṇas had against Ashoka and his heritage. Contrary to their claims, varṇa doesn’t occupy a significant place in this. The Shungas weren’t in power for a long

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Many people have pointed out our blind emulation of the English language, culture, and people; this tendency of blindly imitating the west has also been ridiculed. Emulation—which has the basis of understanding—is fine; it is the blind emulation that is unpardonable. Yet the demonic cult has been growing, unstoppable. Particularly in

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ಆ ಕಾಲದ ಕವಿಗಳ ರೀತಿ-ನೀತಿಗಳು, ವಿವಿಧಕಲೆ-ಕ್ರೀಡೆಗಳ ವಿವರಗಳು, ವೈದಿಕ-ಲೌಕಿಕವೈಭವ-ವಿಶೇಷಗಳು ಮತ್ತಿತರ ಅನೇಕಸ್ವಾರಸ್ಯಗಳನ್ನು ನೋರಿಯವರು ತಮ್ಮ ಈ ಕಾದಂಬರಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಹದವರಿತು ಬೆಸೆದಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಶ್ರೀನಾಥನ ಹೆಂಡತಿಯ ತಮ್ಮನೊಬ್ಬನಿದ್ದ. ದುಗ್ಗನನೆಂಬುದು ಆತನ ಹೆಸರು. ಇವನೂ ತೆಲುಗುಕವಿ. “ನಾಚಿಕೇತೂಪಾಖ್ಯಾನ”ವೆಂಬ ಕಾವ್ಯವನ್ನು ಇವನು ಬರೆದಿದ್ದಾನೆ. ಪೋತನನು ಈ ದುಗ್ಗನನ ಸ್ನೇಹಿತ ಹಾಗೂ ಶ್ರೀನಾಥನ ಹೆಂಡತಿಗೆ ಪ್ರೀತಿಯ ಸೋದರಸದೃಶನೆಂದು ನೋರಿಯವರು ಕಲ್ಪಿಸಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಇವರೆಲ್ಲ ಶ್ರೀನಾಥನಿಗಿಂತ ಇಪ್ಪತ್ತಿಪ್ಪತ್ತೈದು ವರ್ಷಗಳಿಗೆ ಚಿಕ್ಕವರು. ಕವಿಯಾಗಬೇಕೆಂಬ ಬಯಕೆಯನ್ನು ಹೊಂದಿದ ಯುವಕ ಪೋತನನೂ ವಿಜಯನಗರಕ್ಕೆ ಬಂದಿದ್ದನು.

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In 1957, the Central Government constituted a commission under the leadership of renowned linguist Dr. Suniti Kumar Chatterji. Great scholars like Dr. V Raghavan, Panditaraja V S Ramachandra Shastri, and Prof. S K De were its members. The findings of mega report – comprising more than three hundred pages prepared by the

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