Vedic Education

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A fundamental principle of Vedic education was tapas. Control and concentration of mind and senses was considered the highest tapas. Concentration, however, is only one component in the training of the will. The other, and equally important aspect, is detachment. The Vedic student had the first lesson in detachment in leaving home to live with the Guru’s family.

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