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On this Teachers’ Day, this teacher appeals to everyone involved in education to reduce the superficial celebrations that take place this day every year in schools and instead asks everyone students, teachers, administrators and others to look inside and think about where education has reached in this country.

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Know how difficult and challenging a pilgrimage can be from this account of a devotee who undertook a spiritual journey along the river Narmada.

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We have often heard of this saying, ‘Try, try until you succeed’; despite several odds this author tells his readers how his determination and perseverance helped him achieve his goal.

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A student, now an IAS officer, shares a touching experience from her school days.

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A teacher tells us how his life experience came in handy to advice his student.

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A first generation learner from his village in Arunachal Pradesh, this writer narrates his experience of going to a school for the first time.

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An incident in this teacher’s life helped her realize that just because she was an adult and a teacher it didn’t mean that she was more mature in life than the students she was to teach.

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This teacher narrates an incident that helped him learn a lesson in life.

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In every teacher’s life there will be instances when the students they are meant to teach end up teaching them. This writer narrates one such instance.

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The best teachers are those teachers that can be friends with their students. Here is an incident of how a friendly teacher helped a student overcome his fears of math.