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Talk the Talk: Brahmin Chant

Tuesday 12th March / presented by Daniel Midgley Ben Ainslie

The Brahmin of Kerala in Southern India are renowned for their ritual of chanting.

Parts of their chants are not in any human language, and yet they still appear to show patterns. But it’s also been claimed that these chants have remained unchanged for thousands of years, and even predate human language. Is that possible?

Linguist Daniel Midgley gets to the facts in this episode of Talk the Talk.

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