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?
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.
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?
Most Indians aren’t much aware of the ins and outs of the Gurukul education system. Whether they know much about it or not, most feel that the Gurukul system is backward and can’t cope with the modern requirements of society. Through this blog post, we’ll dispel that myth as well… Read More »Myths about Gurukul Education System
Arya Samaj was a reformist movement that Swami Dayananda Saraswati started. There is an estimated 40+ gurukuls that are affiliated with Arya Samaj in one way or the other. Most of these gurukuls are free i.e. they do not charge any fees from the students and provide free education as… Read More »Free Gurukuls run by Arya Samaj