Hindu epic texts Ramayana, Mahabharata included in the curriculum for students in Saudi Arabia


Saudi Arabia's Prince Mohammed bin Salman is a revolutionary who is attempting to transform the educational system by incorporating Hindu mythology's epics. As part of Saudi Arabia's new Vision 2030, students will be able to gain additional and in-depth information about different cultures.

As part of this, students will be taught the Ramayana and Mahabharata, according to reports. The thesis will, according to sources, concentrate on globally important Indian cultures such as yoga and Ayurveda in order to expand students' cultural awareness and exposure.


Aside from including the Ramayana and Mahabharata in Saudi Arabian students' curricula, the current Vision 2030 has made English a requirement. A screenshot posted by a Twitter user called Nouf-al-Marwai explained some doubt about the changes in the education sector for Saudi users.


He wrote, "Saudi Arabia's new vision-2030 and syllabus would contribute to the development of an inclusive, liberal, and tolerant future."


A screenshot of his son's curriculum, which included a wide variety of cultures, was also posted by the Twitter user. Today's syllabus included Hinduism, Buddhism, Ramayana, Karma, Mahabharata, and Dharma principles and history. “It was a pleasure assisting her with her studies,” says the author.


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