Tag: jaddu krishnamurti
Schools are spaces where we must understand ourselves and others as mutually interdependent & in relationship to one another and to the world we inhabit.
Meenakshi Thapan was Professor of Sociology at Delhi School of Economics. And her book Life at School:An Ethnographic Study has enriched the domain of sociology of education in India, and inspired young students and researchers to take active interest in the dynamics of educational institutions, knowledge and curriculum. In a conversation with Professor Avijit Pathak, she has narrated her academic journey, her meeting with Jiddu Krishnamurti, her engaged communion with the spirit of Krishnamurti's educational philosophy, and her decision to devote herself to Rishi Valley school after her retirement from Delhi University
The goal of education is to help the individual integrate the inner and the outer, the self and the world; but today we experience a fragmentation that has given birth to conflict both in the world as well as within. A pedagogue engages with the root cause of this problem and pleads for a new journey.
SPIRITUAL CORNER In a conversation with young children J. Krishnamurti asserted the need for inner beauty, not superficial mannerism.
ENGAGED PEDAGOGY From Conversation To Dialogue: An Art of Reflection ‘Dialogue’ as a pedagogic tool has been admired by educationists from centuries and its capacities for...