Vikramshila-An Ancient Seat of Education

  • By Dr Alpana Ghose
  • April 2013

India has a rich tradition of learning and education that was handed over generation after generation, first orally and later through writing. Swami Vivekananda says: ‘Every boy and girl was sent to the university, where they studied until their twentieth or thirtieth year.’1 Much later, apart from the scriptures, the approach to learning was generally to study logic and epistemology. The study of logic was followed by Hindus, Buddhists, and Jains.2

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