Kumar, Ashwani, Curriculum as Meditative Inquiry. New York: PalgraveMacmillan, 2013.


Ashwani Kumar


Proposes a curriculum based on meditative inquiry drawn from the writings of Jiddu Krishnamuri (India) and James B. Macdonald (USA); discusses the nature of consciousness and education and shows how curriculum can cultivate the development of personal responsibility, openness, creativity, awareness, transcendence, and centering.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum as Experience, Self-Knowledge, Values in the Classroom, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum


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