Describe the Gurukul System of Education. - History and Civics

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Describe the Gurukul system of education.

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When a boy was 7 years old. He was sent to gurukul. He stayed there till he was 25 years old.
In a gurukul students had to memorize lessons, which was taught orally. After completing their education, the students paid guru Dakshina according to their means.
The students led simple and highly disciplined lives in a gurukul. They helped their guru in many ways like to cleaned house, drew water from the well, gathered wood, and worked in the fields. Students had to memorize lessons which were thought orally.

Concept: Gurukul System Economic Life
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Oxford University Press Class 6 The Trail History and Civics for ICSE Middle School
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