Category: Philosophy

Aurobindo Ghosh Philosophy of Aims of Education

Aurobindo Ghosh Philosophy of Aims of Education: (1) Physical Development and Purity- One of the important aims of education is to achieve the complete physical and pure development of a child. To Sri Aurobindo, it is the body that performs all religious obligations. He not only emphasises mere physical development but physical purity also. Without physical …

Contribution of Froebel to Modern Educational Theory and Practice

Contribution of Froebel to Modern Educational Theory and Practice: Froebel’s contribution to modern educational theory and practice may be summed up as follows- Nursery Education and Kindergarten- Froebel attached great importance to the education of children in their earlier years. He advocated that education of the earlier childhood is more important than that of the later …

Moral and Religious Education by Aurobindo Ghosh

Moral and Religious Education by Aurobindo Ghosh: Sri Aurobindo puts emphasis on moral and religious education. Besides intellectual training, the development of moral and religious nature is an essential part of the education of the “complete man”, or “whole man”. In the words of Sri Aurobindo, “In the economy of man, the mental nature rests upon …

Gandhi Views on Nationalism and Internationalism

Gandhi Views on Nationalism and Internationalism Gandhi saw a very close link between nationalism and internationalism. His belief was that internationalism could grow only out of true nationalism. Service for one’s nation was not inconsistent with service for the world. One must be a nationalist. One could not serve humanity unless one knew to service his …

What is Magic? Difference between White and Black Magic

What is Magic? Magic is often distinguished from the forms of religious belief and practice by the greater emphasis given to manipulation rather than supplication as a means of controlling the supernatural. Magical beliefs and actions are defined as characteristically giving greater attention to the induction of more or less automatic supernatural responses, usually by means …

Concept of Westernization

Concept of Westernization: In his study of the Coorg, Srinivas made several references to Western influence and remarked that improvements in communications, newspapers, book, radio, films etc. have resulted in greater Sanskritization. In his paper “A note on Westernization and Sanskritization” (1956), he further analyzed how westernization and Sanskritization reinforce one another and how they are …