HINDU EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM

BY MR. MICHAEL JOHN M. VICTORIA STA. TERESA COLLEGE

HISTORY…….

THE SIX SCHOOLS OF PHILOSOPHY • Nyaya – deals
with logic

THE SIX SCHOOLS OF PHILOSOPHY • Vaisheshika –
concerns the nature of the world

THE SIX SCHOOLS OF PHILOSOPHY • Samkhya
– examines the origin and evolution of the universe

THE SIX SCHOOLS OF PHILOSOPHY • Yoga – is a set of
mental and physical exercises designed to free the body so that the soul can unite with Brahman.

THE SIX SCHOOLS OF PHILOSOPHY • Purvamimamsa
- interprets the Vedas

THE SIX SCHOOLS OF PHILOSOPHY • Vedanta –
interprets the Vedas

CONTENTS TO BE STUDIED
iterature • L rahmans fo r th e B
• S rt s po
• D anc ing

• Lin g uistics , Philo sophy, and Th • For Military Training eolo g y • Astr onomy , Histo Medici ry, Gra ne and mmar, Matem Law, atics

Veda of Psalms and Verses

Veda of Sacred Formula

Veda of Chants

Veda of Charms

The Angas

Volume of Hindu scientific and philosophical knowledge

A compilation of ethics, customs, and traditions

ARCHERY

AIMS OF EDUCATION

DHARMA- religious and social duties

AIMS OF EDUCATION

ARTHA- earning a livelihood by honest means

AIMS OF EDUCATION

KAMA- good life, enjoying life in moderation

AIMS OF EDUCATION
MOKSHA- leading the soul toward God and achieving release from the cycle of the rebirths.

SOCIAL DIVISION
PANCHAMAS OR PARIAHS

RED VARNA YELLOW VARNA WHITE VARNA BLACK VARNA

ORGANIZATION OF GRADE
• The child was taught at home till the age of 5. • At 5, the child attended higher schools. Children of Kshatriyas, Vaisyas, and Pariah were not admitted to intellectual education. • The women were given only domestic education as their role was only housekeeping, serving their husbands, and bearing children.

METHOD OF INSTRUCTION

• IMITATION AND MEMORIZATION

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