Remember how we used to dread our Sanskrit classes? Those dangerous words that never seemed to make any sense used to give a cold sweat to many in the examination hall. So much so, we used to question: Y u do dis Sanskrit?

But with time, we realized the importance of this ancient language. One of the oldest languages known to mankind, it’s heartening to see Sanskrit finally getting the mainstream respect it deserves. So here are 10 amazing Sanskrit facts that’ll definitely make you want to learn the language asap.

Move over Spanish and French. It’s Sanskrit time.