verse from KATHA UPANISHAD ; Om sahanavavathu; sahanau bhunaktu; sahaviryam karavavahai; Tejaswinavadhitamastu; ma vidvisavahai ,Om santih'santih. santih---------------- Om, may Brahman protect us[teacher and student] both. May Brahman nourish us both. May we both acquire energy (as a result of thus study.)May we both become illumined(by the study)May we not hate each other. om. peace. peace. peace. This peace invocation havinspired thousands of teachers and students engaged in pursuit of knowledge and excellence of character for thousands of years. it is a co-operative effort of both teacher and student. the invocation expresses the idea of education as the achievement of knowledge and excellence of character in the context of a harmonious relationship between teacher and student.The giving and recieving of knowledge leads to remake the man depending on the stimulus of guru-shishya relationship.The teachert gives and sdtudent recieves not only ideas and informations but inspiration as well.In reality teacher and student are peronalities.Education, according to our sages is lighting of one lamp from another lamp.