Sanskrit is said to be the mother of languages in the living world. It is the divined language for all sorts of perils and also a means for attaining all aims of human life. Sanskrit, we may say, is India and India is Sanskrit. It is unparalleled as a language in the world because of the fact that India’s philosophical and religious quest has been carried through this language. Indian Sanskrit literature is the key to open the doors of humanism, theology, astrology, astronomy, science and society.It is like a Pandora box to distribute wisdom and knowledge all over the world. Acknowledged as the most suitable language for computer programming, the study of Sanskrit offers fascinating avenues in Indology, Vedic Research, Teaching, Civil Services etc.
The rich heritage of Sanskrit Language is continued by the Post-graduate Department of Sanskrit, DAV College, Jalandhar. The Department was established in 1918, since the inception of the college. Post-graduation was introduced in 1948.
“ॐ सर्वे भवन्तु सुखिनः
सर्वे सन्तु निरामयाः।
सर्वे भद्राणि पश्यन्तु
मा कश्चि द्दुःखभाग्भवेत्।”
May all humanity be happy,
May all be without disease,
May all witness auspicious sights,
May none have to undergo sufferings
The members of the department are contributing significantly to various components of college structure, such as publication of the college magazine “ Ravi”, annual reports and in organizing various functions.
Sanskrit literature is the key to open the doors of humanism, theology, astrology, astronomy, science and society.It is like a Pandora box to distribute wisdom and knowledge all over the world.