His motto was worship of God through the service of the poor and lowly and he called upon his countrymen and women to shake off the age old lethargy, remove the abuses which had crept into their society and work for the freedom of their motherland. But a teacher, he says, has no clear idea about the goal of his teaching. All knowledge he discovers within himself. In the practice of yoga as it is in the practice of general education, five elements are necessarily involved-the teacher, the taught, the aim, the subject and the method. According to Swamiji, the mind of the students has to be controlled and trained through meditation, concentration and practice of ethical purity.
On 1 May 1897 in Calcutta, Vivekananda founded the for social service. This is the time to decide your future — while you possess the energy of youth, not when you are worn out and jaded, but in the freshness and vigour of youth. Constructive education for peace must aim to reform humanity so as to permit the inner development of human personality and develop a more conscious vision of the mission of mankind and the present conditions of social life as was so emphatically averred by Swami Vivekananda as well. He became fascinated with the of and corresponded with him, translating Spencer's book Education 1861 into Bengali. From the beginning he was interested in religion and philosophy. Having analyzed the goal or objective of education, the next question that naturally arises is about the method of imparting education.
Therefore, he suggested that education should not be for stuffing some facts into the brain, but should aim at reforming the human mind. His mother Bhubaneswari Devi was a spirited and accomplished lady with an air of majesty in her demeanor. Character Development Aim According to Swamiji character development is a very important aim of any education. In every man, in every animal, however weak or miserable, great or small, resides the same omnipresent and omniscient soul. He had many visitors, including royalty and politicians. Only then, it will be possible to make an individual self — dependent and the country prosperous.
Swami Vivekananda one of the most famous inspiring human beings in India was born on 1863 in Kolkata, a part of Eastern India. However, the user shall also verify information from scholarship link given in each post. He tried to make the people of India understood that political and social strength should have their foundations on cultural strength. Education should be the preparation for life. Vivekananda felt, a man does not have any right to do this or venture so far, and any woman should not permit this as well. Stressing the mental development of the child, Swamiji wished education to enable the child to stand on his own legs economically rather than becoming a parasite of on others. .
This perfection is the realization of the infinite power which resides in everything and every-where-existence, consciousness and bliss satchidananda. However, he also exposed the evils of this system. They decided to live their lives as their master lived. In 2012, the airport was renamed. How all that we call ethics they simply bring out from that one great principle of non-injury and doing good. In 1896 his book was published, which became an instant success and was highly influential in the western understanding of.
It is impossible to conceive of the one without the other. Conflicts of ideals, manners and habits are pervading the atmosphere. Contemplation and devotion to duty were unified in his personality. Vivekananda points out that the defect of the present-day education is that it has no definite goal to pursue. The essential unity of the entire universe is realized through education. The training by which the current and expression of will are brought under control and become fruitful is called education.
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. Money was raised by his disciples in Madras now Chennai and Ajit Singh, Raja of Khetri, and Vivekananda left for Chicago on May 31, 1893 from Bombay. He went on to describe the principles of Vedanta and their spiritual significance, putting Hinduism on the map of World Religions. In his lecture in Parliament of religions on September 15, 1893, he told a story of a frog who lived in a well for a long time, he was born there and brought up there and he used to think that nothing in the world can be bigger than that. To him education was an assimilation of noble ideas. Vivekananda anticipated many modern thinkers in suggesting that learning through activity should be the guiding principle of any scheme of education.
According to , is typical of — the idealized. His Bengali writings testify to his belief that words spoken or written should clarify ideas, rather than demonstrating the speaker or writer's knowledge. It is impossible to conceive of the one without the other. Archived from on 30 March 2012. It was confined to the well to do persons only. He was the chief disciple of the 19th century saint Ramakrishna and the founder of the Ramakrishna Math and the Mission. Statue of Swami Vivekananda near ,.
Disregard for everything old is the fashion of the day. He was more than just a spiritual mind; he was a prolific thinker, great orator and passionate patriot. When that man is ready he can do anything and everything that he likes. He preferred to meditate at any place without any inhibition in his mind. Vivekananda felt, in , there are two great evils — trampling on the women, and grinding through the poor through caste restrictions.