Annadaana in India: A Historical and Functional Perspective
In Indian culture, the most common form of giving is Annadaana which is considered as the most superior form of daanas. The literal meaning of Annadaana is giving food, supporting, maintaining. Despite of Annadaana being a deep rooted tradition since ages, there are limited studies that capture the concept and its magnitude, which is seemingly instilled in Indian culture and tradition. To comprehend Annadaana as a practice, CESS has undertaken this exploratory study.
A Study on Sri Aurobindo’s Integral Education Philosophy and its Application
Is an attempt to study and understand the educational philosophy and practice of Sri. Aurobindo to capture the timeless universal component of education. The study will look into all the philosophical underpinnings that guide the educational experiments based on Sri. Aurobindo’s philosophy across the country. It seeks to relate and understand the importance of Sri. Aurobindo’s philosophy on education with different components of education like purpose of education, principles and methods of teaching, curriculum, transaction, relationships of teachers and pupil, discipline, Governance etc., Further the study will also look into the select educational experimentations, quality and outcomes of such an educational process.