Education in Ancient India
A fully documented survey of education in ancient India, of the amazing oral tradition of India’s literary heritage and its impact on Indian life. The full documentation facilitates quick access to the original sources scholarly literature on Indian education. A true reference work.
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Education as a Topic
The Oral Tradition
Content of the Tradition Revealed and Observed
The Final Goal of Education
Training in Early Childhood
Tutorials and ācāryakulas
Memorizing the Veda
The Close of Study
Education and the Indian Character
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ācārya according Altekar Ancient India ApDhS Arthasāstra ascetics Atharvaveda authors Benares Bengal boys brahmacarin brahmacarya brahmin Buddha Buddhist Calcutta called century A.D. ceremony commentary culture D.C.Sircar Delhi dharma doctrine early epic Fa-hsien father Gandhāra GaudhS girdle GoGS grammar guru H.Scharfe History Hobh Hsuan-tsang hymns I-tsing ibid Indian Education initiation inscription instruction Jaina Jātaka Kane Karnataka Kerala king knowledge ksattriyas language later learned literature London Madras Mahābhārata Mahābhāsya Mahāvagga Mahāyāna Manu matha memorized Milindapa˝ha modern monasteries monks Mookerji Nālandā one’s oral Pāli Pandits Pānini Pata˝jali physician practice quoted Rāmāyana reference repr Rgveda ritual rules sacred Sanskrit Sastri SB XI scholars schools script stanza Sudhir Kakar SŘdras Tamil Tamilnad taught Taxila teacher teacher’s house teaching temple Tibetan tradition trans upanayana upanisads vaisyas Veda Veda Recitation Veda student Vedānta Vedic study Vedic texts village vol.I words writing Yāj˝avalkya Yajurveda