[In August 1965 an Education Commission of the Government
of India visited the Ashram to evaluate the ideals and educational methods
of the Centre of Education.
1 - In view of the present and the future of national and international
living, what is it that India should aim at in education ?
2 - By what steps could the country proceed to realise this high
aim ? How can a beginning in that direction be made ?
3 - What is India's true genius and what is her destiny ?
4 - How does the Mother view the progress of Science and Technology
in India ? What contribution can they make to the growth of the Spirit
in man ?
5 - The country feels much concerned about national unity. What
is the Mother's vision of things ? How will India do her duty by herself
and by the world ?
6 - The language problem harasses India a good deal. What would
be our correct attitude in this matter ?
7 - Education has normally become literacy and a social status.
Is it not an unhealthy trend ? But how to give education its inner worth
and intrinsic enjoyability ?
8 - What illusions and delusions is our education today beset with
? How could we possibly keep clear of them ?
5 August 1965
| in CMW vol. 12, "On Education" pages
published by Sri Aurobindo Ashram - Pondicherry
diffusion by SABDA