In America he became India's spiritual ambassador and pleaded eloquently for better understanding between India and the New World in order to create a healthy synthesis of East and West, of religion and science. Method or Procedure Having analyzed the goal or objective of education, the next question that naturally arises is about the method of imparting education. Swami Vivekananda was the epitome of all that was great and good in the India of the past. He just provides the necessary environment to it, it is the plant itself that does its own growing. He realizes that it if the women of our country get the right type of education, then they will be able to solve their own problems in their own way. Just as in the case of a plant, one cannot do anything more than supplying it with water, air and manure while it grows from within its own nature, so is the case with a human child. He had told that as water of different rivers mingle in the sea, similarly every religion finds itself at the feet of God.
These are a collection of his thoughts and quotes on women. His synthesis of the materialism and spiritualism is another remarkable feature of his philosophical thought. Vivekananda blended humour with his teachings, and his language was lucid. Swami Vivekananda was born as Narendranath in Calcutta, the capital of British India, on 12 January 1863 during the Makar Sankranti festival. True education to him, was not for the carrier, but for the contribution to the nation.
Indian men believes that the women are born to please them. The implication is that if language does not remain the privilege of a small class of people, social unity will march forward unhampered. He told that purity, patience and perseverance overcome all obstacles. To drive his point home, he refers to the growth of a plant. Side by side, in the child, should be developed the power of concentration and detachment. Education should produce such enlightened democratic citizens. Therefore, man making for him means a harmonious development of the body, mind and soul.
The welfare of the world is dependent on the improvement of the condition of the women. His original name was Narendra Nath Dutta and he was born on 9th January, 1862 in Calcutta now Kolkat. If you ever felt you wanted to do that, you have felt God. To him, each individual should be able to search out and develop the religious seed embedded in him and thus find the absolute truth or reality. The fundamental principles of civilization are being ignored. The teacher spoils everything by thinking that he is teaching.
Archived from on 21 January 2012. To him education was an assimilation of noble ideas. In the course of moving up the professional ladder, you are tempted to agree more with yourself. The same search for direct intuition and understanding can be seen with Vivekananda. Men extenuate women and lay the blame on men; while women exonerate men and heap all the blame on women.
Even as a young, boisterous boy, he had streaks of love for certain things, which foretold about the things to come to him and about him. Consequently, he draws our attention to the fact that the task of the teacher is only to help the child to manifest its knowledge by removing the obstacles in its way. He played significant role in the growing Indian nationalism of the 19th and 20th century, reinterpreting and harmonising certain aspects of Hinduism. He was influenced by his , Ramakrishna, from whom he learnt that all living beings were an embodiment of the divine self; therefore, service to God could be rendered by service to mankind. But this does not mean that he did not advocate material prosperity and physical well-being.
He prepares the scheme of this man-making education in the light of his over-all philosophy of Vedanta. Whether it concerns the goal or aim of education, or its method of approach or its component parts, all his thoughts, we shall observe, stem from this dormant theme of his philosophy which has its moorings in Vedanta. According to Vivekananda the Indian race never cared about physical wealth, although they acquired immense wealth. To develop the mind by concentration and deep meditation. Religious Development Aim To Swamiji religious development is an essential aim of education.
In such systems, the students can have the ideal character of the teacher constantly before them, which serves as the role model to follow. It is not possible for a bird to fly on one wing. Our motherland requires for her well-being some of her children to become pure soul Brahmacharins Even if one amongst the women became a knower of Brahman, then by the radiance of her personality, Thousands of women would be inspired and awakened to truth, and great well-being of the country and society would ensue. The external teacher only guides and inspires the inner teacher soul to rise up and start working to develop the child. In an assembly of a thousand Brahmans who were all erudite in the Vedas, Gargi boldly challenged Yagnavalkya in a discussion about Brahman.