• Philosophy

    Divine Education

    This article discusses the proper approach to spiritual learning. The spiritual learning process is contrasted with the modern education system from the viewpoint of the knowledge given in the Bhagavad-Gita. According to Bhagavad-Gita, there are two kinds of persons in society – One divine (daiva) and the other demonic (asura). Those of divine nature are gentle and thoughtful. They practice yoga and try to develop spiritual knowledge. The demons are only interested in becoming rich and enjoying their senses to the fullest. The divine are compassionate to all living beings. The demons being conceited, greedy, and envious, are cruel to themselves and others. Divine nature is born of goodness. Demonic…