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”
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महावीर… महावीर स्वामी
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”
Time to rediscover Gandhi and to redefine Non-Violence.
My dear friends, I am thankful to the members of Gandhi Peace Mission 2015 for inviting me to attend the inaugural session of International Peace Summit at Beliaghata, Kolkata, a place which symbolizes inter-community harmony and coherence. To stand and speak in this historical Gandhi Bhawan, where Gandhiji lived during his visits to Kolkata andContinue reading “Time to rediscover Gandhi and to redefine Non-Violence.”
Time to redefine education: Children need to be taught ‘How to think’ not ‘What to think’
“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’”
From Teaching to Thinking
We can learn from anybody and everybody in life. Knowledge is not to be found outside. No teacher, no scripture can give it to you. It is inside you and if you wish to attain it, seek your own company. Be one with yourself. Be curious… eager… and probing. Those who gone deeper have foundContinue reading “From Teaching to Thinking”
Quotes I Quote: a reflection of my learning journey
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”
Spread of Education by Prophet Mohammed’s Companions
‘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.
The only way to empower the humankind is to get them educated….
It was a unique two-day meet in the name of the greatness of Prophet Mohammed’s Companions at Delhi’s historic Ram Leela Ground. Held on April 10-11, 2010 under the auspices of Markazi Jamiat Ahle Hadees Hind, the oldest organization of Indian Muslims and second oldest organization of the country after the formation of Indian NationalContinue reading “The only way to empower the humankind is to get them educated….”
An Evening with an Incurable Optimist in Communal Harmony – AU Asif
If there are a few people in this country who turn non-issues into issues and disturb the social fabric, tarnishing the image of India, there is no dearth of people who do vice versa. Kunwar Shekhar Vijendra, Pro Chancellor, Shobhit University, whom this scribe met the other day on November 26, 2009, is a manContinue reading “An Evening with an Incurable Optimist in Communal Harmony – AU Asif”