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Time For The New Age Gurukula

Time For The New Age Gurukula

The Gurukula today that our generation of Hindus are trained in western thought cause of the language we are schooled in is English successfully isolating us from the Indian world view, further unlike our parent or grandparents who got their sanskara from their elders orally like doing the evening prayers etc, we lack all of [...]

June 24, 2016 HHR Analysis/Insights, Archives 0

Soon, Ramayana, Mahabharat, Gita to be taught in schools, colleges

Soon, Ramayana, Mahabharat, Gita to be taught in schools, colleges

Lessons from Mahabharata, Ramayana and Gita may soon be taught in schools and colleges as part of the National Democratic Alliance government’s plan to rid the country of “cultural pollution” and inculcate “values” among young minds. Ministries of Culture and Human Resource Development are working on a plan to teach students about India’s cultural values [...]

September 10, 2015 HHR Archives, India 0

US scholar flays Indian education system

US scholar flays Indian education system

American scholar David Frawley, considered a “vedic teacher”, on Friday sparked a row after he criticised Indian education system for not “extensively” teaching students about “ancient India”. He also drew objection from the member secretary of the Indian Council for Historical Research (ICHR) Gopinath Ravindran to his observation that there was a lack of proper [...]

April 4, 2015 HHR Archives, India 0

Decolonising India’s education

Decolonising India’s education

A national newspaper carried an article on July 1st that bemoaned (rightly so) the disparity in education between the haves and the have-nots, between the 20 per cent who study in English medium private schools and the 80 per cent who study in vernacular government schools. The author proposed an outlandish solution to bridge the [...]

July 11, 2014 HHR Analysis/Insights, Archives 0

Proud to be ‘educated’?

Proud to be ‘educated’?

Indians have brains. This news has spread by now. I read about an Indian girl in a school in U.S. who complained that her American peers expected her to excel simply because she was Indian. There are statistics which show that NRIs in U.S. are doing exceptionally well, that their percentage in organizations like NASA [...]

December 3, 2013 HHR Analysis/Insights 0

Time for India’s Rebirth

Time for India’s Rebirth

Western society today believes only in “exploitation,” “expansion,” “efficiency,” “competitiveness”—and seeks to transform its members into unthinking cogs in a huge Machine. We will certainly find some remarkable individuals here and there, but the mass is left to live from day to day, with, now and then, the luxury of a fit of depression, when [...]

October 25, 2013 HHR Spirituality/Culture 1

Sri Aurobindo : India’s Greatest Mystical Visionary

Sri Aurobindo : India’s Greatest Mystical Visionary

Sri Aurobindo was one of the greatest philosophers, revolutionary ,mystics and visionaries of modern history. He was a major leader in India's freedom movement. Later in life he became a sage and scholar. His teachings have attracted many people from all around the world. The ashram that he founded is still thriving today, and centres [...]

May 8, 2012 Rajesh Patel Archives, History 7