History of Education in Ancient India
c. 3000 BC to AD 119

By Suresh Chandra Ghosh
November 2001
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 81-215-0976-9
172 pages
$38.50 hardcover

In Ancient India, education was religion and religion was education. Based on a critical study of Indian religious scriptures (Vedic, Buddhist, and Jaina), this book attempts to delineate the role of the educational system in Ancient India.

Preface. Introduction. The Indus valley Civilisation. The Age of the Four Vedas. The Age of the Brahmanas, Aranyakas, and Upanishads. The Ages of the Asceticism. The Age of the Buddha. The Age of the Sutras. The Age of Vocations. The Age of Ascendancy. The Age of Decline. The Art of Writing, Language and Literature. Conclusion. Bibliography. Index.


Ancient India; History

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