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Reflections on Education in Sanskrit Literature

Price : $33.75
ISBN # : 9788172735937
Author : S. B. Chandekar
pages: 264
Edition : Hardcover
Volumes : 1
Publisher : Authors Press
Published : 2013

The vast ocean of Sanskrit literature is saturated with higher intellectual heights and deeper insights into life and education. The texts abound in reflections on all the aspects of life: Adhibhautika, adhidaivika and adhyatmika. It is the holistic vision of life. These concepts, when understood in their true essence and spirit, can provide a sound philosophical and psychological foundation of education.
The Indian concept of education has always been to enrich one s life so that man becomes a good human displaying appropriate qualities and work culture that contribute to the welfare of all beings. While we may not be able to revive the ancient Gurukul system of education now, what has to be ensured is that the basic principles, and the holistic wisdom and vision of the ancient Indian educational system are renovated, re-understood, preserved, adopted and re-expressed in modern thought. This book, Reflections on Education in Sanskrit Literature aims at fulfilling this need of our times.

Author Bio: Dr. S.B. Chandekar is an eminent educationist, a gifted teacher, and a holistic visionary. He started his career as a teacher in Govt. Craddock High School, Wardha in 1960. After having been selected for Maharashtra Educational service, class I (Administrative Branch) in 1972, he served on various important positions in Education Department, Govt. of Maharashtra.
Throughout his life he has been practising and delivering the message of the Vedas, Upanisads and the Bhagavad Gita. His love for learning and teaching seems to be self renewing, and even to this day he conducts lectures for senior college teachers and principals in the orientation programmes organised by Academic Staff Colleges in Maharashtra and IIE Pune

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Thursday 03 January, 2013.
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