After the Battle of Plassey in 1757, a significant turning point in the 7 Years’ War, the British began to assert their dominance over the Indian subcontinent. Despite being under the rule of the Mughals, India boasted a sophisticated educational system known as the Gurukul education system. Although this system… Read More »How did the British destroy the ancient gurukul system?
Gurukul System of Education
The ancient Indian Gurukul education system was the first education system anywhere in the world. Its unique characteristics make it a much more viable option for dispensing education than any of the current education systems.
Both those within and outside the Jati system have varied perceptions of it. Like many things in life, the Jati system has its strengths and weaknesses. We’ve conducted extensive research on the origins and evolution of the Jati system. In this blog post, we aim to delve into various aspects… Read More »Understanding the ‘Jati’
Gurukul Education System is quite possibly the oldest education system in the world. It has flourished in one form or another from at least 15000 BCE. Knowledge production and sharing have been considered one of the most sacred things in Indian culture which gave rise to the institution of learning… Read More »Why Gurukul system decline?
Gurukuls had an important contribution to the development of Indian civilization and culture. Gurukuls were often run by Brahmin householders both inside and outside the villages or cities. Grihastha scholars and sometimes even Vanprasthi would attract learners from far and wide. They keep them in their family for many years… Read More »How does a gurukul function?
The history of Gurukuls is the history of India’s education system and how it gave birth to subjects like astronomy, mathematics, science, economics, history, etc. Its history encompasses at least 15000 years which no other civilization can boast of. In the development of Indian culture, the system of 4 Purusharthas, 4 Varnas, and 4 Ashrams has… Read More »History of gurukul education system
Let’s talk about a hypothetical situation. Suppose we can uproot the current education system and plant the gurukul education system in all its glory. Now a question? Will India be any better than it is now? Before you blurt out, India will be back to the middle ages! I request… Read More »Can we go back to the gurukul education system?