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Prabhupāda: This is not education. Vidyā dadhāti namratā. Educated means he is humble, gentle , sober, full of knowledge, practical application in life of knowledge, tolerant, control of the mind , control of the senses. That is education. What is this education?
Rāja-vidyā: the king of knowledge 1
on. But what is this rāja-vidyā, the king of education, the summum bonum of knowledge? It is this In the material world there are so many gradations of education. Some people never finish grammar school or high school, whereas others go on and receive a university education, a BA, MA, PhD, and so Kṛṣṇa consciousness. Real knowledge is understanding what I am. Unless we come to the point of understanding what we are, we cannot attain real knowledge. When Sanātana Gosvāmī left his government post
Room Conversation
The knowledge of eating, sleeping, mating, defending, that is animal knowledge. Everyone knows it . How to eat, nobody requires any education. How to sleep, nobody requires any education. How to have sex life, nobody requires any education. How to defend, nobody requires education. They are not subject matter of education. Everyone knows it, how to do it. The modern education means they are on this subject matter. Just like that rascal, Freud?
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.1.8
is no education. Without this knowledge, spiritual knowledge, this education for earning bread anything about this. And still, they are very much proud of advancement of education. Actually, there —eating, sleeping, mating—that can be done without education. The animals, they are not educated. They are not technologist, or they have no education in the universities, degrees; they're also eating, sleeping, mating and defending.
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam Lecture, Bīrabhadra Initiation
study Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam. Vidyā bhāgavatāvadhiḥ. Limit of knowledge, limit of education, highest The most learned scholars, they have agreed that if you want to achieve knowledge, then you should limit of education can be found in the Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam.
Room Conversation with Reporter
Prabhupāda: Technical knowledge is not education.
Morning Walk
Dr. Patel: People think so far this country is concerned that education means giving the knowledge of how to read and write. I think it is the knowledge and not the education. Education is something
Letter to: Anil Grover
country higher education in spiritual knowledge, that would be the proper function of their section of education, they might go to India to teach them that part of knowledge; and Indians may come to teach them spiritual knowledge. To maintain proper balance of the society, both sides of education are needed. You have said that you have come to this country for getting higher scientific education. That is
Interview with Professors O'Connell, Motilal and Shivaram
Jayādvaita: "This knowledge is the king of education..."
Bg. 10.4-5
education pertains only to matter, and it is not accepted here as knowledge. Knowledge means knowing the distinction between spirit and matter. In modern education there is no knowledge about spirit Intelligence refers to the power to analyze things in their proper perspective, and knowledge refers to understanding what is spirit and what is matter. Ordinary knowledge obtained by a university ; they are simply taking care of the material elements and bodily needs. Therefore academic knowledge is not complete.
CC Madhya 8.245
existence. Education in Kṛṣṇa consciousness is always transcendental and is the best of all forms of education. Material education aims at increasing the activities of material sense gratification. Beyond material sense gratification is another negative form of knowledge called brahma-vidyā, or impersonal transcendental knowledge. But beyond that brahma-vidyā, or knowledge of the impersonal Brahman, is knowledge of devotional service to the Supreme Lord, Viṣṇu. This knowledge is higher. And higher
Room Conversation
Prabhupāda: Etaj jñānam: these are knowledge. This is education. Then?