Re[2]: [tied] Re: Ban all non academic discussions

From: Brian M. Scott
Message: 57660
Date: 2008-04-19

At 11:52:01 AM on Saturday, April 19, 2008, kishore patnaik


> On the other hand, script, even if it is invented much
> before than it is accepted , is scarcely used for secular
> purpose of communication. It was used more to signify the
> tantric symbolisms - for eg,m the devanagari script is
> supposed to have evolved out of tantric traditions.

Devanagari is one of the many scripts derived from the
Brahmi script (3rd c. BCE), which itself was probably
loosely adapted from one of the Semitic scripts.