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The *Brihaddharma Purana states नचैवमाचरेत्धर्मं वैदिकं लौकिकं तथा। पुराणपठनं वेदपठनं नापि चाचरेत्॥ शास्त्रार्थकथनं चैव न शूद्रः क्वचिदाचरेत्। विप्रं क्षत्रं विशञ्चापि पाठयेन्न कदाचन॥ वर्णान् व्याकरणदीन् वा श्लोकं श्लोकार्थमेव वा। शूद्रो विद्यां ग्रहीतारं ब्राह्मणं पातयेदधः ब्राह्मणोऽपि पठन् शूद्रादात्मानमेव घातयेत्॥ Transliteration: (A Shûdra) shouldn't ...


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Various Śūdra and Dalit people have made contributions to Sanskrit literature, so they must have been able to learn Sanskrit to begin with, including the following - King Śūdraka (apparently Śūdra caste) – composed Mṛcchakaṭika Vidura (describes himself as Śūdra caste) – proclaimed the wisest person in Mahābhārata and taught Vidura-nīti Vālmīki (supposedly ...


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It's not true, no one is barred from learning the Sanskrit language even by most orthodox standards. sanskrit was a language of common dialogue in past, so how were individuals supposed to use it without knowing it ? The restrictions to be precise were on certain areas related to ritualistic practices like shruti scriptures in accordance with adhikara but ...


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