Teachers should think about the students future and provide guidance along with teaching: Prof. G. Hemanth Kumar

Mysuru, September 5, 2022 (www.justkannada.in): “While teaching, all the teachers should think about the future of the students and provide them guidance,” observed Prof. G. Hemanth Kumar, Vice-Chancellor, University of Mysore.
He participated in the Teachers Day program held at the Vignana Bhavana in the Manasa Gangotri campus today, and offered floral tributes to the portrait of former President of Indian Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, in whose memory Teachers Day is observed every year. “Ravindranath Tagore, who is known as one of the best poets of India had met Radhakrishnan in Mysore once. According to a few elder people they had embraced each other while they met. This is considered as one of the historic moment concerning the University of Mysore,” he said.
“S. Radhakrishnan became the President of India in 1962, when he was 41-years-old. We are observing the Teachers Day in his memory from 1962 itself. Despite all his duties, Radhakrishnan didn’t forget his duties as a teacher. Along with the Bible, he studied the Brahmasutra, Upanishads, Bhagawadgeetha, Shankara, Ramanuja, Madhwacharya’s texts and understood their principles. He also was well aware about the preaching of Hindu, Buddhism and Jain religions,” he explained.
Sri Adithyanandaji of the Chinmaya Mission was present. He also addressed the gathering, Prof. R. Shivappa, Registrar, University of Mysore, Prof. A.P. Jnanprakash, Registrar (Exams), Syndicate member E.C. Ningaraj Gowda and others were present.
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