Our state of being (another way of saying our health) drives all our behaviors, decisions, and relationships. We at the best boarding school thought to shed some light on this topic.
What does “Spiritual” mean?
Definitions of spirituality are many and varied. Its often related to any religion or faith, but the truth is, its related to self. It’s exclusive. It recognizes the interrelatedness of all beings.
Spiritualism and Students
To reach deep inside students, where true learning takes place, the teachers must teach from the self. Students always know when teachers are not. The moment classroom interactions become less authentic, both teachers and students are merely going through the motion of education. Spirituality in Education refers to no-more and no-less than a deep connection between the student, teacher, and subject- a relation so honest, vital, and vibrant that it cannot be less worthy of anything. This kind of nourishment allows the relationship to flourish through all places, be it in the field of politics, medicine, engineering- wherever the students go.
Spirituality as Wholeness
Holistic education is nothing more, or less than making room in the classroom for all relationships, and all layers of relations to the subject. The task of the educator is to lead students to discern this wholeness.
Swami Vivekananda on Spiritualism
The monk who reinstated India as a powerhouse in the Chicago Conference on this very day 126 years ago, Swami Vivekananda always believed in the concept of Spiritual Equality. He stated that every being is entitled to Spiritual wisdom and prognosis of the highest type.