Prof Mithilesh Kumar Sinha
Nagaland University, Lumami
5th September is the day to salute our teachers who define our path and its purpose and gives the means to achieve it too. Teachers enlighten the disciples with knowledge and awaken the hidden potential in them. Having the prior experience they use to make us grow. What we’re seeing today in business, politics, and society all affected by teachers. The root meaning of “teacher” is to lead from darkness to light; in other words, one who has the ability to lead the student to full awakening of one’s true nature. The only goal of the teachers is to awaken those lost in pain and ignorance. There is no other motive — not building an institution, not amassing followers and a big bank account — and there is no “I” left to desire any of it.
The role of a teacher is like the anchor that never lets us sink. The teacher trains the disciples for all the battles he would encounter in the present and future. The teacher only expects love and gratitude in return. There would not be any education on this planet if it wasn’t for teachers. So I’m glad that there are such things as teachers on the planet. I and you would right now be dumb and stupid now if it wasn’t for teachers on the planet right here right now.
The light of the world, the beacon in the dark and the hope that gives us strength to survive, is our teacher. They are the real fortune makers in the student’s life, who try to do best for his student’s success. They make us strong and prepare us to stand against any difficulty. From them leads the ideas and thoughts, that one day each one of use will use to provide back into this society.
We can have knowledge in our own but it doesn’t mean that the teachers are no longer essential in the world of education. Education is from birth to death, everyday we will encounter different kinds experience and we can even learn from it. But it cannot surpass the value of the teacher who open the window of learning for us before we come up to this level of mentality that we believe we no longer need teacher. Let us not forget that teachers are the one who form us. The future development of any nation is in the hands of teachers. What we become in life is depends on teachers. Teachers impart the data and information in the brain of students to analyze. Analyzing in the situation what is possible is the most important thing that we learn from teachers.
Today the people are changing and their thinking and development ideas are more against nature. Now for the world, a teacher is just a teacher. Politician just speech on teachers day on the occasion and forget. People share few post on social media regarding teacher and then forget. People forget more things than they are learning from teachers. We need teachers on every step of life and career. Teachers are not only important for students but also for society. Presence of teachers in any meeting and social activities boost the moral and make the time more valuable.
Today, we need to respect teachers and need to appreciate their good efforts. Teachers need security and safety from the government. Teachers want maximum infrastructure to educate students. We need to follow the lessons and spread more about good teachers verbally. The teacher can be rightly called a nation builder. Teachers through their perseverance love and sacrifices has shown us the right path in which great men have built our nation. It is our dear teachers who mould our character, our personality and show us the right direction which leads us to our final destination.
Let us all, where ever we are,
Remember our great teachers
Who guided us from Kindergarten to School and University, and salute their service to the noble task of education.
May you all take our Nation to even greater heights!