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yavarga History

Yavarga History
 
In Sanskrit the yavarga consists of 4 semivowels:
 
ya ra la va
 
which are linked with the zodiac sign Pisces (Mina).
 
In Devanagari, y r l v are called the  4 Approximants or Trill.
 
In the Tantric tattvas this becomes
ya        ra                la          va        la
य          र                 ल           व         ल
Action, Knowing, Desire, Time, Fate
 
The yavarga recurs in Indian and nearby languages:
   
y y r l l v w (Oriya)
 
When the yavarga reaches Persia/Iran
 
y v r š (Avestan)  
ya yya ya va ra (Avestan)
 
The yavarga recurs in Pahlavi as:
Y R L V Nasal-V (Pahlavi)
 
In the Aryan Alphabet of Darius II it recurs as:
 
YA           RA     RU  LA          VA VI     
http://www.livius.org/arl-arz/aryans/alphabet.html
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