Stories are the index of our mind, says Father Felix Raj at book launch
Kolkata/IBNS: In the present education system, quality education, including value education, has become very important, said Dr. Dhrubajyoti Chottopadhyay, Vice Chancellor, Sister Nivedita University, Kolkata.
He was talking at the inauguration of the book ‘Waves – Story Bank’, compiled and edited by Father Dr. John Felix Raj, Vice Chancellor, St. Xavier’s University Kolkata.
Published by the St. Xavier’s University Kolkata Alumni Association, on the occasion of the feast day of St. Francis Xavier, the book consists of 75 inspirational stories, culled from different mythologies and religious tales.
Fr. Felix Raj, who collected and annotated the stories, said, “The stories will inspire every individual in shaping his or her life to become a better human being. These stories are relevant in facing challenges in day to day life.”
The foreword to the book is written by Dr. Suranjan Das, Vice-Chancellor, Jadavpur University.
Said Fr Felix Raj, “We are drawn to stories because they are the index of our mind. They come with a message and influence our thought processes and decisions. They make us human and teach us wisdom.”