Aruni and Dhoumya – teacher and student example

Aruni – the real disciple of his teacher We find many examples highlighting teacher and pupil’s relationship or depicting the devotion of the disciple towards its teacher. Ekalavya, Karna, Ram, Krishna all great gods of Indian mythology were great pupils as well. One such disciple is Aruni. Aruni was in gurukul – The teacher’s abode […]

Gurudakshina – offering to teacher

Gurudakshina – importance of teacher Teacher or Guru is given tremendous importance in Indian culture, The Guru or  teacher is greater than father in Indian culture. Though there are numerous incidents available depicting pupils who have sacrificed for their Gurus, many people do not know that Krishna was one such pupil who went to great […]