Values cannot be imposed through textbooks. Teachers and parents must serve as living examples. Rich stories can also expose children to higher ideals.
When rethinking education for India of tomorrow, it is critical to know the fundamentals which formed the basis of our educational heritage.
Given the great value our ancients placed on brahmacharya as a system of human energy management, it is no wonder that we find a long history of physical education in ancient India, far more ancient than Greece.
Rethinking our education in the light of the essential principles of education emphasised in Indian culture will bring greater harmony in the Indian mind.
Progressive ideas on parenting accepted by growing sections of humanity are part of an evolutionary movement to an age of deeper subjectivism.
India has had a long history of physical education. The heroes that India gave to herself represent not only great qualities of courage and valour but also of physical strength and excellence. In ancient India, there was an emphasis on the pursuit of an integral aim of life, which determined the discipline of integral education. Both the material and spiritual poles of the being had their place in this system.