International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 6, Issue 12, Part A (2020)
Role of theosophical philosophy in education in India
Annie Besant had a great education from the early years. She studied several books related to philosophy and religion. In 1866, she married with a clergyman Mr. Franck Besant but her marriage tie was broken in 1873. She left the church and became a thinker. She came India in 1893 and made India her home. She came to India as a leader of the Theosophical Ideal of Education and founded many schools and colleges on its principles. She worked for progressive education and founded Hindu College in 1898 and later it is established as Benaras Hindu University by the outstanding attempt of Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya in 1916. She wrote several books and pamphlets on religion, politics, socialism, education and the women status. She studied Hinduism, and its philosophy, Bhagadgita, the Mahabharata and other spiritual thought and action for respectand understanding of India’s religion and cultural heritage.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Kalpana Kumari. Role of theosophical philosophy in education in India. Int J Appl Res 2020;6(12):20-23.