The Manu Smriti says that the ambitious satriyas of Bharatvarsha went abroad to the neighboring countries to establish their new kingdoms and, as they were cut off from the mainstream of the Bhartiya civilization and culture, they developed their own language and civilization as time went on. Natural calamities (such as ice ages) totally shattered their civilizations but still the survivors, in the spoken form of their primitive languages, held many apbhransh words of the original Sanskrit language which their remote ancestors had retained in their memory. As a result of this affiliation with Bhartiya culture and the Sanskrit language, Sanskrit became the origin of the growth of the literary development in other languages of the world.
When a language is spoken by unqualified people the pronunciation of the word changes to some extent; and when these words travel by word of mouth to another region of the land, with the gap of some generations, it permanently changes its form and shape to some extent. Just like the Sanskrit word matri, with a long ‘a’ and soft ‘t,’ became “mater” in Greek and “mother” in English. The last two words are called the ‘apbhransh‘ of the original Sanskrit word ‘matri.’ Such apbhranshas of Sanskrit words are found in all the languages of the world and this situation itself proves that Sanskrit was the mother language of the world.
India was the motherland of our race, and Sanskrit the mother of European languages. She was the mother of our philosophy … of our mathematics … of the ideals embodied in Christianity … of self government and democracy…mother India is in many ways the mother of us all.
— William Durant. Author of the ten volume, story of civilisation.
- Sanskrit: Brahma, “Vedic God”.
- Sanskrit: aadim, “The first or most ancient man”.
- Sanskrit: Indra, “Vedic God”.
- Sanskrit: Amaraka, “Land of the immortals”.
- Sanskrit: Antardham, “Region below sea level”.
- Agone (fire)
- Sanskrit: Agni, “Vedic fire God”.
- Sanskrit: Arvastan — Arva means ‘Horse’ in Sanskrit.
- Sanskrit: Arishta-taal, “God, the warder of calamities”.
- Sanskrit: Astral-alaya, “Land of the missiles”.
- Sanskrit: Bal-sevik, “Rishis seeking spiritual power”.
- Sanskrit: Brihat-sthan, “Great land or islands”.
- Sanskrit: Buddaprastha, “City dedicated to Lord Buddah”.
- Sanskrit: Brahmadesh, “the Land of Brahma”.
- Sanskrit: Shankapury, “Township of Lord Siva”.
- Caspean sea
- Sanskrit: Kashyapa muni, “Named after the Vedic sage”.
- Sanskrit: Kashyapa muni, “Followers of the Vedic sage”.
- Danube river
- Sanskrit: Danuv — the Daityas were also known as the Danuv community due to Kashyapa munis marriage to Danu, who is also known as one of the primary Goddesses of the celts.
- Sanskrit: Daityasthan, “Land of the Daityas”. Daitya refers to mother Diti and Kashyapa muni, the Dutch also share this link.
- Sanskrit: Devaneshwar, “Land of the Gods”.
- Sanskrit: Ajapati — Lord Rama, the illustrious scion of Aja. Their kings were named Ramses meaning Rama the God.
- Sanskrit: Angulistan — Angulistan-Anguliand-England.
- Sanskrit: Guatam, “Abode of the Vedic sage Guatam”.
- Sanskrit: gyaamiti, “measuring the earth” — gya, “earth” + miti, “parameter”.
- Sanskrit: Sharman — A common hindu surname.
- Hari-tutay (Greek greeting)
- Sanskrit: — May Hari (Krsna) bless you.
- Sanskrit: Hindu-durg, “The fort of the Hindus”.
- Sanskrit: Haya-dal-durg, “Fort garrisoned by horses”.
- Sanskrit: Hari-culeesh, “In the lineage of Hari (Krsna)”.
- Sanskrit: Iravati, “refreshment”, “holy libation”.
- Sanskrit: Ishwaralaya, “The abode of Isha – God”.
- Sanskrit: Yadu-isha-layam — The township of Lord Krsna. Yadu – dynasty of Lord Krsna, Isha – God, alayam – abode or place.
- Sanskrit: Yaduism — The Yadu dynasty which Lord Krsna appeared in. It is common for the y and j to become interchangeable hence, Yaduism, Yeduism and finally Judaism.
- Kandahar (province of Afghanistan)
- Sanskrit Gandhar or Gandhara — Gandhara is the name of an ancient kingdom , located in northern Pakistan, Jammu and Kashmir and eastern Afghanistan. During the Mahabharata period, the present-day Kandahar province of Afghanistan used to be known as Gandhar.
- Sanskrit: Kashyapa muni, “Named after the Vedic sage”.
- Kedah, Malaysia
- Tamil: Kedaram or Kataha
- Sanskrit: Gauriya, “Gouri, Vedic Goddess”.
- Langkawi, Malaysia
- Sanskrit: Langkasuka — langkha Sanskrit for “resplendent land”, sukkha of “bliss”
- Sanskrit: Marichi, “Vedic warrior from Ramayana”.
- Sanskrit: Maghico, “Vedic God Lord Indra”.
- Sanskrit: moksha, “Salvation, goal of all Rishis”.
- Sanskrit: Navgati, “science of sailing” — Nav, “sailor or ship” + gati, “pace or speed” in Sanskrit.
- Sanskrit: Palustin — Vedic sage.
- Sanskrit: Parameshwari, “Vedic Goddess”.
- Sanskrit: Partha, “Arjuna, devotee of Lord Krsna”.
- Sanskrit: Parasu, “Vedic warrior Parasurama”.
- Ramallah (Palestine city)
- Sanskrit: “The city of Lord Rama”.
- Sanskrit: Ramstan, “Place of Lord Rama”.
- Ravenna (Italian city)
- Sanskrit: Ravanna, “Demon killed by Lord Rama”.
- Sanskrit: Rama, “Lord Rama”.
- Sanskrit: Raya-bal, “Strength of the realm”.
- Sanskrit: Rishiya, “Land of the Rishis”.
- Sanskrit: Skanda + Naviya — Skanda is the son of Lord Siva. Naviya is Sanskrit for naval settlement. Scandinavians were the mariner descendants of the Vedic ksatriyas who worshipped Skanda.
- Sanskrit: Ishalayam, “The abode of God”. Ishalayam – shalayam – shalome.
- Sanskrit: Shibeerya, “The locals still call their land Shibir”.
- Sanskrit: Svet, “White as in white snow covered region”.
- Sanskrit: Stan, “Place”.
- Sanskrit: Svetanana, “fair faced”. Svetlana, the name of Stalins daughter is from the Sanskrit word svetanana.
- Sanskrit: Surya, “Vedic Sun God”.
- Sanskrit: stan, “land”. Afghanistan, Turkisthan, Kurdisthan, Ghabulisthan, Kazakstan, all reflect their Vedic connection. Arabia comes from the word Arvasthan.
- Talmud (jewish scripture)
- Sanskrit: Talmud, “palm leaf manuscript” — Tal is Sanskrit for palm. Mud comes from mudra which means imprint or script, hence Talmud is Sanskrit for palm leaf manuscript.
- Sanskrit: Tripishtaka or Trivistaka — the supposed land of the Gods to the north of the Himalayas.
- Sanskrit: trikonmiti, “measuring triangular shape” — tri, “three” + kon, “angle” + miti, “parameter”.
- Courtesy: wikidot veda