Posts Tagged with: "education"

Consciousness as Freedom

Consciousness as Freedom

Consciousness is liberty, unconsciousness is slavery. When you are unconscious you are a prey to all kinds of forces and […]

The Master and the Disciple: The Ancient Indian Ideal

The Master and the Disciple: The Ancient Indian Ideal

My idea of education is Gurugriha-vasa. Without the personal life of the teacher, there would be no education. One should […]

Education: Philosophy and Practice

Education: Philosophy and Practice

Book: Education: Philosophy and Practice (Articles by various authors) (Publisher: Decent Books, New Delhi, in association with Centre for Sri […]

How to Escape Education’s Death Valley

How to Escape Education’s Death Valley

“Education is not a mechanical system; it is a human system. It’s about people.” – Ken Robinson Any reader of […]

The Teacher as Evolutionary Energy

The Teacher as Evolutionary Energy

“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” That man is indeed blessed who has found […]

The Science of Living

The Science of Living

An aimless life is always a miserable life. Every one of you should have an aim. But do not forget […]

The Green Invention

The Green Invention

In this article we will discuss briefly the institutional interventions of which the Environmental Education is the most important in […]

The Hole in the Wall

The Hole in the Wall

A man puts a computer in a hole in the wall and a revelation explodes all our notions of learning… […]

Reinventing Education

Ask anyone in India who Salman Khan is and actor/superstar would be the answer. Ask the same in America, and […]

Do Schools Kill Creativity?

“If you aren’t prepared to be wrong you will never come up with anything original.”

A True Professor

A True Professor

The Mother says a professor, a true professor, must be truly a yogi. That is to say, a teacher, even […]

Aims of Education

Aims of Education

The nature and scope of education cannot be considered without various aims and purposes of education. In other words, “education” […]

Learning for Tomorrow

Learning for Tomorrow

When we take a discerning look at organized education, one thing stands out -organized education is a reflection of the […]

Nalanda and the Pursuit of Science

Nalanda and the Pursuit of Science

(This is a transcription of Dr. Amartya Sen’s keynote address at the 98th Indian Science Congress in Chennai.) The subject […]

Starting from the Beginning

Starting from the Beginning

Something is happening to our education system. It’s crumbling. At least partially. There is something in it, which is breaking […]

Cultivating Certain Qualities in Children

Cultivating Certain Qualities in Children

There is another quality which must be cultivated in the child even when it is quite young. It is the […]

Teaching Children

Teaching Children

It would be interesting to formualte or to work out a new method of teaching children; to take them very […]

Education and Initiation

Education and Initiation

In olden times, in our country, nay, in China, Egypt, Greece and amongst all ancient nations there was in practice […]

To My Countrymen

To My Countrymen

(A hundred years ago, India was like a raft in a rocky sea in the middle of a storm — […]

The Busy, Busy Bus

The Busy, Busy Bus

“Doorstep” is the story of how a small individual initiative has blossomed into a mini movement. Begun in Mumbai in […]

Spiritual Education

Spiritual Education

The future of mankind depends on the education it gives to itself. And the kind of education that it develops […]

The Spirit of Education

The Spirit of Education

The spirit of education is inherent in the word `education’ itself. Education is that which brings out the best in […]

Practical Hints for Spiritual Education

Practical Hints for Spiritual Education

A complete psychic and spiritual education is a life-long process, and yet, in so far as they truly give meaning […]

Realities of Spiritual Education

Realities of Spiritual Education

The revolution of the 16th Century, which is usually termed the Reformation, contributed to the most far-reaching and profound awakening […]

A Learning Place as Home

A Learning Place as Home

Every evening between 4 and 8 o’clock, Kamalam, Kannan and their little son surrender their house to 150 children who […]

Because, He Saw Them Standing There…

Because, He Saw Them Standing There…

Anuradha Goburdhun Bakhshi says she is paying back a debt to India. But that is strange accounting. She hardly owes […]

Education for Perfection

Education for Perfection

Our religions have proclaimed from the very beginning that each human individual is to be regarded as a spark of […]

Personality of the Teacher

Personality of the Teacher

It has been realised that in the existing system of education no improvement is possible without the cooperation of teachers. […]

The Teaching Profession: Ancient Indian Ideal & Modern Environment

The Teaching Profession: Ancient Indian Ideal & Modern Environment

The Mother always said that to be a successful teacher one must be both a yogi and a saint, because […]

The Task of the Teacher

The Task of the Teacher

The first task of the teacher is to maintain the class environment well supplied with objects of interest suited to […]