As the government of India busies itself with declaring Sanskrit a dead language, a young Stanford graduate turns to technology to keep the language of the Vedas alive.
Arun Prasad created an online tool
to make an 'intimidating' language more accessible.
"Don't forget," he says,"this was the language of ordinary people".
learnsanskrit.org has become the most popular Internet website for people trying to learn or teach Sanskrit.
TC chats with Arun about the appeal of an ancient language to a young man in the 21st century.