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”

This 26/11 searching for true Indians – Sharad Tripathi

“Patriotism is not a short and frenzied outburst of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.” says Kunwar Vijender Shekhar, Pro-Chancellor of Shobhit University on his facebook page.   A lot of homage-paying ceremonies, human chains for unity etc are taking place to mark the first anniversary of Mumbai attacks of 26/11.Continue reading “This 26/11 searching for true Indians – Sharad Tripathi”

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”