Indian Educational Philosophy

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Thacore,C.M.(1947).The study aimed at studying some aspects of the educational thought of India keeping in view of Indian tradition of education and its roots. By considering the Indian system of education in Gurukula system, Viswa Bharati, Jamia Millia and Wardha systems are taken for analysis. Also critically examined the thinkers of these systems as Dayananda saraswati, Rabindranath Tagore,Zakir Hussain and Gandhi. The research came to conclusion that, the Gurukula was more super naturalistic, the Jamia Millia and Wardha are materialistic. Each system laid stress on the development of the individuality in different degrees, in social aims was considered as main aspects. The research identified the need for balancing the individual and social…show more content…
The educational reformations from Roy to Gandhi in terms of developmental patterns and practices were studied. The Indian concept of education is in continuity of its ancient heritage has been throughout humanistic. The researcher established that Indian educational philosophy is a synthetic sprit of comprehensive system of east and west reconciling education with universal significance of strong sociological base in metaphysics.

Seth,K.D.(1953).Studied the ‘Idealistic trends in Indian Philosophies of education’ to determine to understand that the Indian aim of education was indebted to the spiritual culture of the native land. In Spiritual cultural philosophy, religion, and education were integrated. The ultimate aim of all educational activities was self realization. Yoga was a tool for complete development of human being. The need of re-assessment of India’s spiritual ideals as a nationalistic system of education is pointed in the
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The philosophy of Upanishads with educational aspects as knowledge, aims and objectives of life and education, ethical and psychological basis of education, methods of teaching, teacher student relationship, curriculum and rebirth etc. and its educational significance were analyzed. As this philosophy aimed at developing inner consciousness of human being which leads him ultimately to divine. The study suggests to incorporating the features of Upanishad educational Philosophy might be in modern Indian educational system. The concepts such as, Shreyas and Preyas with respect to frame the objectives, the Para and Apara vidyas characteristics in curriculum design, for better teaching and learning by establishment of Asharamic school and University were suggested for Indian modern system of

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