Lesson 1 (from Chapter 1 | Chapter 2)
In this chapter, Mukunda examines the early years of his life, explaining how it influenced his decision to lead a religious life.
The aim of this lesson is to examine the importance of upbringing.
1) Class discussion. What events in Mukunda's early life influenced his decision to lead a spiritual life? Do the students think he would have chosen such a path if his parents were not religious? How much did it help that Mukunda's family was affluent? How different do the students think Mukunda's life would been if he were from a poor family? Do the students think Mukunda's life was destined or was a direct influence of his upbringing?
2) Ask the students to imagine if Mukunda had had a different upbringing, for example, his parents were poor or he was an orphan. They need to write 300 words about how differently they think his life...
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