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Gujarati is an Indo-Aryan language. It is an official language of Gujarat as well as in Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu. Gujaratis live all over the world and are well-known for propagating the Gujarati language and culture wherever they go. Gujarati is therefore widely spoken in the United States, Canada, South Africa, and Pakistan as well. They say, learning a new language is a journey that leads to beautiful destinations. Here are 5 reasons that will push you to learn Gujarati as soon as possible:
Indo-Aryan Language: Gujarati is an Indo-Aryan language, derived from Sanskrit. Its proximity to the Hindi language makes it one of the easiest regional languages to learn. Gujarati being a phonetic language makes it even easier to learn this sweet language.
Culture: The most immediate link to culture and civilization is language. Being able to speak Gujarati allows you to get an insight into the customs, traditions, art, literature, and history of Gujarat and the Gujarati community, eventually deepening your connection to Gujarati culture. It's surely a rewarding experience to get to know Gujarati culture closely, a culture of the state that adores their non-violence and their Asiatic lions equally!
Cuisine: Fafda, Handava, and Khakhra anyone? these cute little things may sound like missiles but Gujarat is well-known across the globe for its delectable cuisine and trusts me; it's more than sweet dal and dhokla! Gujarati cuisine is timeless and one can enjoy it from any corner of the world by just learning the language.
Career: Learning Gujarati opens up a vast world of job opportunities. We all know, Gujarat is well known for its manufacturing sector. If you happen to be in Gujarat for the job, knowing the local language will make it easy to work. If you are planning a career in heavy industries in the future, you must start learning Gujarati.
Travel: Gujarat offers a wide array of tourism choices, be it hills, ghats, beaches, forts, heritage sites, pilgrimage, or sanctuaries. Knowledge of the local language can ease your travel plans and makes your trip a memorable one. Gujaratis themselves are avid travelers and have been traveling well before it became a rage! From teenage to retirement, the Youth Hostel gives them cheap and exciting travel prospects all year round. YHAI even advertises in Gujarat. In fact, the community is so huge that until it opened online bookings, every Youth Hostel trip had Gujaratis only! yup, go and book your tickets now!
You can even impress your Gujarati date by reciting love poems in Gujarati. Am sure you must get motivated to learn this beautiful language, so without further delay join Language Curry and take your first step towards learning Gujarati.