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Myths and Metaphors: Unleashing Human Imagination in Education

The problem with introducing myths as a pedagogical tool is lack of knowledge of myths and legends. Modern education may require new myths and metaphors in

Image by Alexandr from PixabayChildren love to listen to stories, myths and legends. However, such interest is not restricted to any age group. The telecast of Ramayana and Mahabharatha in Doordarshan in 1980's evoked a nation-wide interest cutting across religion, caste and creed as people were glued to the TV sets every Sunday morning. The actors who were cast in the roles of Ram, Sita, Krishna were adored by people in public places.Historian Yuval Noah Harari has said his book Sapiens: A Brie...

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