Taking a taxi can be a pretty mundane part of our lives. One particular video of cab ride, however, has amused many online. The short clip of a driver conversing with a passenger in Sanskrit is going viral on social media platforms.
Reportedly shot in Bengaluru, it was shared on Twitter by a user, Girish Bharadwaja, who is a member of Vishwa Hindu Parishad. Bharadwaja was surprised when he found his taxi driver speaking fluently in Sanskrit!
Watch the video here:
Sanskrit speaking cab driver in Bengaluru🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/2Kc5tRrnzU
— Girish Bharadwaja (@Girishvhp) June 11, 2019
The smiling cabbie conversing with the rider got everyone talking online and garnered a lot of praise on the micro-blogging site. Many were taken down memory lane to when they studied Sanskrit back in school.
Brilliant 👌🏻👌🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 https://t.co/bHgG5suXQL
— Ankit (@ankitdubey88) June 15, 2019
Brilliant and Rare…. https://t.co/xz8Sg8yefd
— Theth Bihari (@ims09) June 15, 2019
No secret service agent will be able to make out if all #Bhakts talk like this. Reminded me or #RitchieStreet Muslim shop owners in #Chennai discussing price and margin in front of customers.
Land of #sanskrit ! https://t.co/BYOieINHX5
— Agni Sharman (@AgniSharman) June 14, 2019
Wow…I suddenly remembered what I learnt in school 3 years ago…. Happy that I could understand the conversation 😃
— Febin Joy (@Febinjoy111Joy) June 14, 2019
Wow, treasured video this! https://t.co/E4r1jmL0Mj
— Padmanabhan KP (@PadmanabhanKp) June 13, 2019
Preserving the heritage! 🙏🏽 https://t.co/fKbgBfbmEM
— Gaurav Verma 🇮🇳 (@lawgical_verma) June 13, 2019
sheer delight 😊 I could only understand a few words. Hopefully will be able to communicate like him! Such an inspiration. so much to learn https://t.co/aUDhK14xgA
— pragya (@pragyaesingh) June 13, 2019
— Dewali Deb (@dewali_de) June 13, 2019
I thought I had forgotten the language which I learnt in school for 5 years
I could understand the conversation!!!
— Anil P Joseph (@Anil4Joseph) June 12, 2019
How proud I am of You dear friend Cab driver ji ! You inspire me !
— dr.bharatbhardwaj (@Vrishnivansh) June 12, 2019