Believed to have written greatest Epic "Mahabharatha" - which deals with many aspects of righteousness over nepotism, philosophy of life and so on about 3000 yrs B.C
Professor of Political Science at the Takshashila University , helped build India's most prominent Maurya Kingdom around 5th Century BC
Believed to have lived around 200BC
Believed to have lived around 400CE
Parents would not pay fess to the Guru or the school, this blocked influence of the rich and mighty in the Gurukul. Students would reach out to the citizens of the town asking for food, and every family in the society was expected to cook some additional food for students of the town. This allowed for great connection between the students and the civil society. This sense of gratitude that grew among the students prompted them to give back to the society which supported them during studies.
Students would present their learning to common public at temples ( Indian prayer halls) , which were financially supported by the king and the local civil society. The temples would then use those funds to distribute in material support to the Gurus.
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