Honesty in Education

Honesty is a fundamental pillar of the educational process. It plays a vital role in shaping the character of both educators and learners, and it underpins the very essence of the pursuit of knowledge. When honesty is upheld, it forms the bedrock of trust between educators, students, and institutions. It creates a safe environment forContinue reading “Honesty in Education”

A walk in the Park

Every morning I walk in the park. It’s interesting to observe the walking styles of the early morning walkers – the fitness freaks walk briskly, Weight losers drag their weight along, those seeking companionship talk faster than they walk, those who enjoy walking, walk at a steady pace. There are elderly or better known asContinue reading “A walk in the Park”

Panchakosha Vikas (Five-fold Development) – A keystone in Indian tradition

This is a sequel to the earlier posts wherein I had compared the pramanas with the current pedagogical techniques. In this post I shall be dealing with the panchakoshas and the overall development of an individual. I have compared the Panchakoshas to the development in early childhood. The koshas are perceived as the energetic layersContinue reading “Panchakosha Vikas (Five-fold Development) – A keystone in Indian tradition”

Traditional Indian Education and Kolb’s Experiential model

Experiential learning is the buzz word today. Kolb’s model is one of the best suited for thhis aproach. I have made an effort to match this with our traditional thinking. Check out and see how they match. Join me and let’s feel proud of our cultural heritage. Pramanas  and Kolb’s learning cycle Kolb’s theory definesContinue reading “Traditional Indian Education and Kolb’s Experiential model”

Infusion of Cultural Components through School Subjects in India

Hu Shih. (Former Chinese ambassador to the USA) once said, “INDIA conquered and dominated China culturally for 20 centuries without ever having to send a single soldier across her border.” “Many of the advances in the sciences that we consider today to have been made in Europe were in fact made in India centuries ago.”-Continue reading “Infusion of Cultural Components through School Subjects in India”


HMV had once published a pamphlet giving the history of gramophone record. Gramophone was invented by Thomas Alva Edison in the 19th century. Edison, who had invented many other gadgets like electric light and the motion picture camera, had become a legend even in his own time. When He invented the gramophone record, which couldContinue reading “GLORY OF INDIAN CIVILIZATION”