Hindu scriptures are written in Sanskrit. We know Sanskrit is a language where each word has multiple meanings. Most of us are ignorant about Sanskrit. If we translate a sanskrit word into English, then the equivalent English word will not have same synonyms as the Sanskrit word in Sanskrit have. In that case how trustworthy are any english translations since by translating into English, it just gives one meaning to the end reader? This may apply to other languages as well. What's the way out then?
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