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November 2013 Blog Posts (6)

GUTS AND GRIT OF SARDAR PATEL GAVE SHAPE TO POST-PARTITON INDIA

Contemporary Indian history cannot complete without a mention of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, his work and vision. He was a fearless leader, deft organizer, great freedom fighter, administrator, statesman and a visionary. His role in nation-building remains extraordinary till date and will remain so for all times to come. Sardar Patel’s sharp political acumen enabled him to accomplish the impossible and he worked tirelessly for his motherland till his last breath.               

Sardar…

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Added by Dr. Ravindra Kumar on November 25, 2013 at 1:27pm — No Comments

Ten Commandments for Students from Taittiriya Upanishad - Part 2

Dear All,

 
The…
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Added by Ravishankar.G on November 25, 2013 at 3:30am — No Comments

Quality Assurance in Education and Research

The topic, Quality Assurance in Education and Research, comprising of four words, is quite important and it is one of the vital subjects being discussed extensively these days all over the world. Why so? Before knowing and analyzing this, it would be appropriate to get familiarized with the meaning of and the spirit behind the four words that make for this heading.

Education: A lifelong process, purpose of which is to realize what already exists within; to develop…

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Added by Dr. Ravindra Kumar on November 24, 2013 at 9:45am — No Comments

Ten Commandments for Students from Taittiriya Upanishad - Part 1

Radhe Krishna All,

 

What is Education? 



Swami Vivekananda explains beautifully that "Education is the manifestation of the perfection already in man"



so education must be best taught to promote plain living and high thinking 



Our Swamiji used to say that, Our present day schools and colleges give secular education. 



There is neither ethical discipline nor spiritual instruction. The students have no spiritual high ideals of life. They learn…

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Added by Ravishankar.G on November 19, 2013 at 2:46am — No Comments

The Power of Love, loving Mindfulness and 'deep Listening'

Here is the link of a very precious, profound and touching film: "The Animal Communicator" …

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Added by Rosmarie Heusser on November 16, 2013 at 10:00pm — 3 Comments

Peace Education: A View

Peace [Shanti in Sanskrit] –a word signifying the state of harmony in a holistic perspective, calls for peak of human dynamics and proactive co-operation of all fellow-beings. Bliss, calmness, serenity and tranquility are the words synonymous to it.       

 Thomas Stearns Eliot [1934-65] –a US born eminent English lyricist, social critic, Nobel laureate [1948] and composer of famous poem, The West Land, wonderfully opines that Shanti is the state to accord understanding…

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Added by Dr. Ravindra Kumar on November 12, 2013 at 1:50pm — No Comments

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