A Note based on the deliberations and ideas generated in the “BW Higher Education Conclave” held at Bengaluru, on 1st September 2017. I must congratulate the organizers of “BW Higher Education Conclave” to catch the latest conceptual phrase of ECO-SYSTEM. We have gotten into the habit of thinking in clichés and this one is the latest one.Continue reading “Emerging Role of Quality of Higher Education Institutions in Indian Education Ecosystem”
आज महावीर जयंती है… एक सवाल मन में चल रहा था सुबह से ही – एक व्यक्ति जो अहिंसा की बात करता है, जिसने कोई युद्ध नही लड़ा वो महावीर क्यों कहलाया? पढ़ने बैठा तो ध्यान गया कि नमोकार को जैन परंपरा ने महामंत्र कहा है। नमोकार नमन का सूत्र है, यह पांच चरणों मेंContinue reading “महावीर… महावीर स्वामी”
When the question of “who is a Hindu?” is discussed today, we get a multitude of confused and contradictory answers from both laypersons and from Hindu leaders. That we have such a difficult time understanding the answer to even so fundamental a question as “who is a Hindu?” is a starkly sad indicator of theContinue reading “Hinduism: A Religion or Dharma”
“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” “Education” means: to draw out that which is within you, to make your potential actual, like you draw water from a well. Education should prepare you to be yourself. Education is a bridge between the potentiality and the actuality. Education is to helpContinue reading “Time to redefine education: Children need to be taught ‘How to think’ not ‘What to think’”
Since last few years, I had been sharing quotes on my Facebook wall. Every quote has an originating past and a history behind it. Recently, I compiled 365 of my favorite quotes. On New Year, I am sharing the same with my fellow travelers of this virtual world… you have helped me in learning aContinue reading “Quotes I Quote: a reflection of my learning journey”
‘Prophet Mohammed’s Companions and Spread of Education’, brief of the speech delivered in a public meeting at Ramlila Grounds, Delhi on the invitation of ‘Markazi Jamiat Ahl-E-Hadees Hind’, April 11, 2010.