Ancient India writing system

Sanskrit

History of Sanskrit

Sanskrit is the classical language of Indian and the liturgical language of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism. It is also one of the 22 official languages of India. The name Sanskrit means "refined", "consecrated" and "sanctified". Today Sanskrit is used mainly in Hindu religious rituals as a ceremonial language for hymns and mantras. Since the late 19th century, Sanskrit has been written mostly with the Devanāgarī alphabet.

A paragraph in Sanskrit

What this says in english:

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.