and minds not yet warped by the harsher realities of life and the deadening climate of an
age characterized by a technological avalanche and a soulless materialism, have to be
provided with right mental and spiritual food and nourishment from infancy. They should be
enabled to gradually learn, appreciate and absorb our tradition, history and culture.
The late Kulapati Munshiji felt that the first concrete step in this
direction would be to prepare a series of graded Culture Course TextBooks for Standards I
to XI, suited to the caliber and assimilative capacity of different age groups among our