Title Physical Education in Ancient India
Book Condition New
Jacket Condition New
Edition First Edition
Publisher Delhi, India Bharatiya Vidya Prakashan 1992
Seller ID 103792
The Book contains exhaustive account of the programme of Physical Education in ancient India. The Author has given copious references from the spectrum of wide variety of anciant Indian texts. These references at some places are also substantiated by archaeological findings.The author was viewed the programme of physical education in its three-dimensional nature, i.e. the philosophical foundation, the scientific and educational principles and the practices in the form of games, sports, and exercises. The author has also discussed at length, the place of physical education in a general programme of education; and furthermore discussed the schemes of physical fitness prevailing for the people of different varnas.Facilities of physical education and sports, such as stadium, pavilion, gymnasia, playgrounds, swimming pools and bathing places, gardens and parks, picnic places, dancing halls, grounds for combats, etc. were brought up by the rulers for the promotion of games, Sports and recreation.Thus, this book is a sort of compendium and authentic text shading light on the programme of physical education in ancient India.Printed Pages: 338.
Physical Education in Ancient India S.H. Deshpande