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”
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”
In the religion-neutral education of the university, where, by tradition and modern practice, the religion remains a personal matter of the students, it is not necessary to introduce any religious code to strengthen the emotional, ethical and moralistic elements of one’s personality. Nevertheless, it is the responsibility of the university to provide education with aContinue reading “Need of introducing Spirituality as a vital informal link between the curricula and students’ socialization.”
We come with empty hands and we will go with empty hands, so what is the point of claiming so much in the meantime? But this is what we know, what the world tells us: Possess, dominate, have more than others have. It may be money or it may be virtue; it does not matterContinue reading “Existence flows: Don’t compete; learn to cooperate!”
“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.