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Education in India through the ages

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Keywords: ancient medieval education

Educated and Accomplished Women
Medieval social life
Education in Ancient India
Cave Complex of an Ancient University
Remnants of a campus, Ellora

Oriental Scholar of Buddhist period
Education in Ancient India
Palm-leaf Texts
The design and decorations of palm-leaf texts
Paper arrived in India around the 13th century, but the art and science of palm-leaf texts have continued till this day.

A teacher examines the homework submitted by the princess.
A ninth century illustration from Karnataka
Examining the home-work
Education in Ancient India
A Girl Practising the Veena instrument
Detail from a lithograph, 19th century

A Muslim Father Taking Son to Makhtab (school)
Enhanced drawing based on a 16th century illustration
A Muslim Father Taking Son to School

Wrestling School.
Hoysala period

Education of the Future King
Education in Ancient India
Education in Ancient India
A Writing Shilabalika
Kalyan Chalukyan period, Karnataka

The Reciting Brahman
Illustration from Sougandhika Parinaya, 19th Century
Education of Masses
Education in Ancient India
When the Maulvi Accepted a Student..
Detail from a 18th century illustration shows a teacher-parent interaction.

Girl Engaged in Self Study
Education in Ancient India
Ruins of the Asri Mahal Library
The Asri Mahal Library

Jain Teacher and His Tools
Education in Ancient India
Women`s Education Among Jains
Education of Jain Nuns
Jain Painting from Shravanabelagola

Teacher and Students
Stone Sculpture from Khajuraho
Ancient Education
Martial Art Education
Teacher is teaching Sword Trickery
Illustration from Sougandhikaparinaya

Buddhist Student Practices Handwriting
Education of the King
Education of the King
Rajastani Style Painting

Girl Practising the Veena Instrument

Illustrations of Social Life

Girl Learning to Write
Detail from a Indian postal stamp
 Indian Postage
Warning to Vandals!
Punishment for Destroying Educational Institutions
A Jaina inscription warns the vandals of the punishment that awaits them (mating with a donkey) for destroying the historical inscriptions.

Jain Preceptor and Student
Jain Education System
Visit to a Madrasa
Young Students at a Madrassah

Boys at a Madrassah
Muslim boys at an Islamic School
Muslim Girls at School
Girl Pupils at an Islamic School
The town of Bhatkal, Uttara Kannada

Student at a Madrassa
Indian Muslims
School of Dancing
Dancer and her Teacher
Detail from a temple sculpture, Bhatkal, 16th century A.D.

Girl Carrying a Slate
Notice the homework on the slate and her lunch box
Himalayan Schoolgirl
Education System in India
A Guru and a Desciple
Mysore traditional school of painting, Mysore

Listening to a Moral Lesson
Sculpture from Bhatkal, circa 16th century
Spiritual Education
Education in India
Ancient University Campus
Classrooms are carved in the stone mountain


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