Saudi Arabia remembers Hindu legends for the new school educational program

Britto Josh
2 min readApr 29, 2021

In accordance with Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030, the realm has presented the antiquated Indian stories of Ramayana and Mahabharata into the school educational program.

A tweet that has turned into a web sensation by Nouf Al-Marwari, the main Saudi yoga teacher and author of the Arab Yoga Foundation, incorporated a screen capture of her child’s social examinations test with inquiries on Hinduism and Buddhism.

“Saudi Arabia’s new #vision2030 and educational program will assist with making a concurrent, moderate, and lenient age. Screen captures of my child’s school test today in Social Studies included ideas and history of Hinduism, Buddhism, Ramayana, Karma, Mahabharata Dharma. I delighted in aiding his study,” she composed.

These instructive changes under Vision 2030, which additionally incorporate the educating of the English language being made been made obligatory are important for Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman’s drive to decrease the realm’s reliance on oil incomes and to enhance its economy. The venture likewise means to improve the traditionalist nation’s picture abroad to one of being a more lenient and moderate society.

As per the Hindustan Times, other huge components of Indian culture like yoga and Ayurveda (a type of comprehensive medication) aside from the Ramayana and Mahabharata will likewise be added to the school schedule.

Initially written in Sanskrit, the Mahabharata is supposed to be the longest sonnet at any point composed. It is striking for including Hinduism’s most generally read sacred text, known as the Bhagavadgita. Along with the Ramayana, it shapes part of Hinduism’s set of experiences.

Recently Bin Salman gave a meeting on public TV examining the turns of events and accomplishments on the fifth commemoration of Vision 2030 since it was dispatched in 2016. “We have addressed numerous issues in the financial area, including the lodging area, inside the most recent a long time since dispatching Vision 2030,” he said.

“The level of individuals claiming houses before Vision 2030 was just 47%. Presently it has expanded to 60 percent.

“Joblessness has diminished. Before Vision 2030 it was 14% and now it’s gone down to 11 percent this year.”

“We are expecting to arrive at joblessness rates in 2030 of 7 percent.”



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