Indian philosophy and teacher education

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Knowing as Being, the core constituents of Indian Philosophy, would be explored and comprehended in Education and Teacher Education


  • This project intends to sensitize; build a reflective dialogue and capacities to formulate a vision of Education and Teacher Education through Indian Philosophy (Epistemic and Epistemological)
  • Through an exposure to the distinctive concepts of Indian Philosophy the participants would be stimulated to identify their place in the world and to situate themselves vis-a-vis other human beings and nature, at large.
  • The individual thus equipped, would be free to take the responsibility to actively contribute to the world of 'knowing and being'.

Aims and objectives

  • Epistemic Objectives
    • Identifying distinctive features of Indian Philosphy;
    • Identifying distinctive features of Orthodox and unorthodox schools
      • Identifying distinctive features of Samkhya and Yoga Schools
    • Interpreting implications for education
    • Interpreting implications for Teacher education
  • Epistemological Objectives
    • To sensitize to different processes and phenomena
    • To promote a reflective dialogue leading to identification of key concepts
    • To relate these concepts with one's experiences and observartions
    • To appreciate the Indian world-view in its context to agree to disagree
    • To authenticate one's viable world-view of man in the universe
    • To choose one's response to the world