New Delhi, 13 March (MTNews): Nagaland Governor, La Ganesan, emphasized the significance of spiritual and moral values in education while gracing the Spiritual and Value Education (SAVE) Day celebration at the India International Centre, New Delhi.

Governor Nagaland
In his address as the Chief Guest, Governor Ganesan hailed Nagaland calling it as an embodiment of rich cultural ethos. He underscored the state’s commitment to harmony and communal living, attributing it to the deeply rooted traditional values and pursuit of spirituality ingrained in the people’s way of life.

Highlighting the importance of inclusion of spiritual and moral values within education in shaping the citizens of tomorrow, he stated that the need for spiritual and value education has never been more pressing and that educational institutions need to become beacons of holistic learning.

Explaining some of the core tenets of spiritual education such as interconnectedness, mindfulness and self-awareness, he stated that teaching students on meditation, reflection and contemplation can help them develop a deeper understanding of themselves and their place in the world, which can help them navigate complexities of life with clarity and composure.

He stressed on the importance of students to be taught about appreciating diversity, practice inclusion, and foster the spirit of unity in diversity, the foundation upon which a peaceful, prosperous and harmonious society is built, he further added.

The event was jointly organized by Dr Keshav Baliram Hedgewar Vishwa Hindu Vidyapeeth, The Educational Standards and Testing Council of India, International Association of Educators for World Peace, and supported by Confederation of Indian Universities, Confederation of Young Leaders, Problem Solver Organization, Indian Institute of Ecology and Environment.

The Spiritual and Value Education Day celebration also coincided with the 28th Annual Day of Dr Keshav Baliram Hedgewar Vishwa Hindu Vidyapeeth. The presidential address was delivered by Dr Priyaranjan Trivedi, President, SAVE Summit..

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