New delhi, may 5, 2011 (washington bangla radio / pib-india) rabindranath tagore and mohandas karamchand gandhi, two great indians of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century had between them a kinship and appreciation of deepest character they both were for indianism, humanism and. Comparison of educational philosophies of r n tagore and mahatma gandhi both r n tagore and mahatma gandhi regarded as master of the man kind and the great teachers of the human society their educational thoughts are relevant to the life, needs and aspirations of the ever growing indian society. Abstract generally, western philosophy of education comprises two schools, traditional and modern it has its roots in athens, rome and judeo-christianity, whilst tagore's philosophy of education draws its inspiration from ancient indian philosophy of education. Idealism is a popular philosophy of life represented by such thinkers of past and present of socrates, plato, berkley,fechte, hagel, kart, spinoza, gentile, guru nanak, tagore gandhi, vivekanda and radhakrishan. The educational philosophy of plato rests on the four moral principles of wisdom, virtue, service, and leadership hebart declared that character, the moral end of life, should be the central aim of.
Essay on educational philosophy of mahatma gandhi article shared by education, to gandhiji, was a means to achieve perfection of individuality on the one hand and an instrument of service to the nation on the other. The issue of non-violence considered as a philosophical and educational concept is under-explored an interdisciplinary and multi-perspective foundation to peace and non-violence is needed in academic research. Tagore's anti-nationalism was born out of the violence that engulfed the anti-partition movement in bengal between 1905 and 1908 lord curzon sought to divide the hindu and muslim communities of the large and politically active bengal.
Tagore's international tours were also an opportunity for tagore to speak against war and nationalism, to promote pan-asianism, to expound india's spiritual heritage, his aesthetic and educational philosophy, and his 'poet's religion. Education : gandhian philosophy of education by education i mean all-around development, drawing out of the best in the child-man body, mind and spirit literacy according to him is neither the end of education nor even the beginning. Rn tagore was born on 6th may, 1861 in calcutta his life is a life enriched in experience of many which compounded his distaste towards the prevailing system of education. Rabindranath tagore, a true philosopher developed an ideal experimental education institution in santiniketan tagore was a great advocate of spiritual education and also stressed on harmonious development of the child with equal emphasis on mental, social and emotional growth.
Tagore's philosophy of education while going deeper and deeper in to the life and works of tagore, the fact that comes vividly to the fore is that the educational philosophy of tagore was mainly the philosophy of his life. In tagore's philosophy of education, the aesthetic development of the senses was as important as the intellectual-if not more so-and music, literature, art, dance and drama were given great prominence in the daily life of the school. Tagore's philosophy of education drew its original inspiration from the forest schools of the vedic period in which a small number of students studied all manners of life and culture from an intimate association with a teacher, or guru. Mahatma gandhi's general philosophy # 5 an ideal society : he dreamt a dream of ideal society which would be free from any form of exploitation, social differences, violence, hat redness and injustice. A special ethic for education, principal dimensions and applications of professional ethics, as per ncte: commitment to profession, learner, society, achievement of the excellence of the learner, and human values.
The present book critically evaluates the educational philosophies of contemporary indian thinkers belonging to the groups which may be classified as revivalists or neo-vedantic philosophers and those influenced by western rationalism, humanism and other tendencies. The first volume is on philosophy of education and it presents a comprehensive analysis of the entire symbiosis between education and philosophy it discuss the value of knowledge, the various schools of philosophy, realism, naturalism, humanism and their implications in the field of applied educational principles. Rabindranath knew that he could not have given india the political leadership that gandhi provided, and he was never stingy in his praise for what gandhi did for the nation (it was, in fact, tagore who popularized the term mahatma - great soul - as a description of gandhi.
Education can lead an individual to move from caste to class, ie from close system to open system in caste system, an individual is confined only to his or her traditional occupation so, there is a little scope to grow. Description mahatma gandhi proposed the basic education curriculum which caters to the wholistic development of an individual this presentation elucidates gandhiji's thoughts on and contribution towards education. Through various philosophies to resolve them hindu personality of educationtagore, gandhi, aurbindo,manohar book r n: educational ideas and ideals of. Chapter 2 society, marriage and education as already noted in the previous chapter, one's deepest identity, according to rabindranath, is that which binds one with one's fellow humans.