By Vinit Wahi
The Madhya Pradesh Culture Department is organising a three- day International Gurukul Sammelan at Maharshi Sandipani Rashtriya Ved Vidya Pratishthan, Ujjain from 28 to 30 April.
The programme is being jointly organised by Bhartiya Sikshan Mandal, Nagpur and Maharshi Sandipani Rashtriya Ved Vidya Pratishthan, Ujjain. About 3000 Gurukul representatives from India and abroad are expected to participate in this conference. A “Gurukul Manifesto” will be prepared with consensus at the end of the event.
This was disclosed by state Principal Secretary, Culture Manoj Shrivastava and National Organising Secretary, Bhartiya Sikshan Mandal Mukul Kanitkar who said delegates from various countries like Nepal, Myanmar, Indonesia, Mauritius, Trinidad, etc will be participating in the event. About 70-80 University Chancellors and other Research Scholars, Social Activists and Industrialists will also be participating. Incorporation of elements of Gurukul education system into modern education system will be analysed and researched during the conference.
The event will be inaugurated by Sarsanghchalak Dr. Mohanrao Bhagwat. Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar, Union HRD Minister of State Dr. Satyapal Singh, the state chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan,will be among others present.
The two main sessions in the conference will include three parallel sessions named ‘Ahuti’ and three integrated sessions ‘Gyan Yagya’. Scholar orators will be guiding the Gyan Yagya. During first Gyan Yagya session the illustrious past of Gurukuls and their present status, during second session the education system of Gurukuls and in the third session how to bring Gurukul education system into mainstream will be discussed. The parallel sessions will also discuss various related issues.