India has produced great mathematicians, and astronomers like Varahamihira, Aryabhata, Bhaskaracharya, Acharya Chanakya, Brahmagupta, etc. Brahmagupta’s book when translated by Al-Khwarizmi, a mathematician at the library of Baghdad wisdom house, made the Arabian world acquainted with Indian mathematics. This helped the Arabian world under Abbasid Caliphate achieve a lot of… Read More »Gurukul Education System
Allopathy has its roots in the Heroic medicine system which was used to treat George Washington, US president. It was the cause of his death. But with the advent of British rule in India, slowly Ayurveda fell out of favor and the British government supported Allopathy. Historical Context [Sources: Source 1 & Source 2] The… Read More »How Allopathy won the war with Ayurveda?
Nearly all of the countries in the world follow the same education we see in India and elsewhere. Still, education in some countries is better implemented e.g. Japan, and Scandinavian countries (Norway, Sweden, Finland) than others like India, China, the US, etc. But after studying extensively the education systems of… Read More »How the Current Education System came into existence?
The history of the current schooling system which I like to call a factory schooling system, is the history of the evolution of the current school system mainly in three different phases viz Austria, Prussia (modern-day Germany), USA. One notable actor that is out of the picture is the UK… Read More »History of the Current schooling system
In this blog post, we’ll discuss structural problems of Indian education system not technical problems. As they say “Future is very hard to predict”. But in the case of a nation, its future can easily be predicted by the current state of its education system. That why we’ll be evaluating… Read More »Is Indian education system really that bad?
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?