“An Imperative for Dharmic Education for Hindu Children in an Woke Pandemic Era”, Dharma Dispatch, April 23, 2023:
“LET’S BEGIN BY CONSIDERING the simplest definition of education in the Sanatana tradition: sā vidyā yā vimuktaye. Meaning, that is education which liberates us. Which evokes the question: liberates us from what? The answer to this question is on two planes.
On the plane of our “real” or daily life, real education is that which endows us with the inner strength and arsenal to fight and overcome losses, troubles, dejection, pain and suffering of various kinds that we all have experienced at some point or the other in our own lives. On the philosophical plane, it indicates Moksha, Mukti, etc.
It is said that a profound sense of dejection awakens a profound yearning for philosophical truths. In the context of this essay, one of the central goals of our ancient ideal of education was to create a Praja, or a citizen in the truest sense of the word. Everything else came second….”
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