The vedic caste system in its extreme form makes the lower classes untouchable to the higher classes this strange social system warrants our study in regard to the origin and development of ancient vedic caste system of india. 1 introduction to vedic period in india: the ancient india had their distinctive culture and civilization over the thousands of years in the past the great saints have played a decisive role in shaping and molding the ancient heritage the ancient indian education emerged from the vedas the vedas. Introduction the education system which was evolved first in ancient india is known as the vedic system of education in other words, the ancient systems of. Gurukula) was a type of residential education system in ancient india with shishya ('students' or 'disciples') living near or with the guru, in the same house the guru-shishya tradition is a sacred one in hinduism and appears in other religious groups in india, such as jainism , buddhism and sikhism. An overview read about sanatana dharma vedic systems vedic systems, is the major theme which examines the vast array of sourcebooks of the vedic system forming the foundation of ancient indian thought.
Gurukulam has existed since the vedic age the shastriji maharaj dharamjivan dasji swami is the pioneer of modern vedic gurukul system 3 gurukul system is an ancient indian concept of education, wherein the participants get knowledge, by residing with his teacher as part of his family guru refers to the teacher or the master. Education 18 education in india s o far, you have been reading about different aspects of culture, such as art, 181 education in the ancient period 1811 vedic period 182 aims of education in ancient india, education was a matter of individual concern the aim of education was. H education in ancient india was more identified with the gurukula system h these ancient hindu schools in india were residential in nature with the sishyas or students living in the same house with the guru or the teacher h the students lived together irrespective of their social standing.
Education in ancient india originated with the gurukul system this type of ancient hindu school in india was residential in nature with the shishyas or students and the guru or teacher living in proximity within the same house. In ancient india a child followed the occupation of his father, either religious or professional and his training in that particular field was provided by his father in his house over a period of time two system of education developed, the vedic and the buddhist as the name indicates in the former system vedas, vedangas. Bed notes development of educational system in india diet notes net exam notes aims, aims, ideals and objectives of vedic education 1 ultimate objective as moksha or self-realisation:- in ancient india religion played a prominent part education aimed at the infusion of piety and religiousness in the minds of the pupils. The education system in ancient india was very rich in terms of human development and contributed to the growth of indian civilization the idea of indian civilization continued to flourish as india transcended its journey from ancient to medieval to modern times. Examined every aspect of the ancient education system these studies are very important raw material for the present study sri aurabindo (1948) in his edition titled mahabharatha and ramayana showed that the ramayana sanskrit scholarship and the historicity of vedic india.
In this background a religious revolution started in ancient india in 600 bc and a new doctrine or system developed which is called buddhist doctrine or buddhist philosophy it is to be said that on the foundation of buddhism a new and special education system originated in ancient india. Megasthenes’ observations about the non-existence of slavery in ancient india are not supported by available evidences from the smritis and other hindu law books it is clear that slavery was a recognized institution in india in the vedic age. Gurukul/vedic education system india has been known as the land of gurus and gurukulasgurukulas were great centres of learning in the ancient india in the gurukula system of education , students lived in the kula (family) of their guru (teacher.
The present education experiment like basic education, vishwa bharti ,aurobindo ashram, gurukul kangri and banasthali vidyapeeth,etc, are the glaring examples of our ancient system of education in the country. In ancient india the ideal of life was spiritualistic educational aim was determined by the conception of life the vedic education system was successful in preserving and spreading its. In ancient india, vedic system of education was widely prevalent under the vedic system of education, education was imparted through monasteries under the supervision of a guru the knowledge in these monasteries was mostly related to the tasks performed by various sections of the society.
The aim of this paper is to knowing the education system of ancient india in the ancient time two education system vedic and buddhist was developed and their purpose was self control, development of character, social. Ancient india had the gurukul system of education supported by traditional hindu residential schools of learning typically it was a teacher's house or a monastery the gurukulas usually existed in forests. Gurukula is a man making education system read more talks on maths in metrical form by professor k ramasubramanian february 8, 2018 vikramshila-an ancient seat of education read more arya samaj and dav movement-educational and social dimensions vedic education by editorial prabuddha bharata october 2010. Education - education in classical cultures: india is the site of one of the most ancient civilizations in the world the indo-european-speaking peoples who entered india in the 2nd millennium bce established large-scale settlements and founded powerful kingdoms.