EDUCATION – PATH TO ENLIGHTENMENT AND POWER
Good morning respected teachers, judges and my dear friends. I am Mayank Apte from class X representing bhakti house and I am going to speak on the topic ‘education- path to enlightenment and power.’ Education – the word itself means the theory or practice of teaching. Education has been there since the past times when great thinkers and mathematicians like Aryabhatta and Bhaskaracharya gave the world a new way of learning. Aryabhatta gave the utmost number ‘0’ to this world without which the counting would have never begun. Bhaskaracharya gave trigonometry ratios without which geometry would have been undone. The British bought the language English which is now widely used language in this world. Their contribution to education has been very useful. Imagine what would have happened if there would have been no zero? What if the apple wouldn’t have fallen on Newton’s head? Their knowledge and their proved theories have bought in the word ‘Education’. It is the most important thing a man has to have. A great man has once said “without knowledge and education, a man is similar to an animal who doesn’t know how to develop”. Education is the only path to enlightenment and power. It inspires a man’s life and enlightens himself. The attainment of spiritual knowledge or its insight is the way of education. Siddhartha or Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, has inspired many people through true spiritual knowledge which led to the foundation of a new religion based on different spiritual insight and ideologies called Buddhism. The Bhagwad Gita consists of each and every bit of knowledge of this spiritual world. Education has led a man transfer himself into a knowledgeable person who can make decisions quickly and is able to respond to by thinking on basis of the knowledge he has got. Education leads to power. The most powerful person in this world is the most educated. There may be exceptions but the people who been...
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