Let me note a few remarks on Jesuit education. It is mostly on Tamilnadu Jesuit education—though it can apply to all of India–and it is not about all grades of education, only about the University college education. Many of the Jesuit colleges have got the status of autonomy but still the Government or the University pays the salaries of the teachers. This is a constraint; still there is also freedom in running the education programmes in autonomous colleges.Login to read more
Ama Samy, SJ, is the Founder-Director of Bodhi Zendo, the Zen Meditation Centre in Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu. He founded the Bodhi Sangha, the international community of his disciples in 1986. Since 1985 he has spent several months every year leading Zen retreats in Europe, Australia and the US.