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South Asian Subcontinent
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Vol 1 - An ephemeral glance at feudal languages!
38. How the mysterious codes get disabled!
The Supreme Court of India has decreed that the basic structure of the Constitution of India cannot be altered. If this be the status co, it might be correct to ponder on the grave desecration that has been heaped upon the Constitution of India, when that sacred document written in English, (which protects the various individual rights and dignities available in the English language), has been translated into feudal languages, and the thus withered-out tenets have been given legal status.
Many years ago, I had translated a Malayalam book on Vedic mantras authored by a Vedic scholar into English. When the verbal meanings of the Vedic mantras were written in English, the Mantras were seen denuded of all their innate divine aura and flavour.
In a similar manner, if the sacred ‘Bismillah’ verse of the Islamic religion were to be translated into Malayalam and English, and used for sacramental purposes, what would be the status of its holiness?
It is possible that the supernatural and non-tangible codes that are encoded into them in their fundamental languages would get disabled or deactivated, on being thus translated into some other language.
This thing can be made very clear by means of a very small illustration.
See the sentence in English: ‘He beat him’.
This sentence can be translated into a variety of forms in a feudal language. See these examples:
1. He (Avan-lower he) beat him (Adheham-higher He).
2. He (Adheham-higher he) beat him (Avan-lower he)
When Avan (lower he) beats Adheham (higher He), it is an offence that can never be condoned or forgiven. It is a crime of the highest order.
If Adheham (Higher He) beats Avan (lower he), then it is clear that he really deserves the beating. That is how it is understood by others around them. In fact, he should be given a sound thrashing.
This problem has severely influenced the social consciousness of this subcontinent.
A very simple sentence in English can be mutated or pulled apart into a whole range of social meanings, many of them of horrendous and horrible meaning. Individuals get thrown apart into different locations in social levels.
Is it allowed to translate the Constitution of India into languages which can position a few persons on the higher echelons of the social order, whereby they and all their actions derive a divine aura, and others get positioned in the lower-grade stinking locations?
Are not these kinds of translations, satanic deeds which will putrefy the divine aura of the holy book?
Is not being an accomplice to these kinds of deeds, actions that can be deemed as being in partnership with the devil himself?
Much more can be mentioned about this. However, this writing cannot stay with this item. Needs to move forward.
However, I should mention here that a Writ petition had been submitted in the Hon’ble High Court of Kerala, in the year 2011. It was a petition against the Compulsory teaching of feudal languages in schools. The complete arguments submitted in that petition can be seen here.
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