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Ādi Śaṅkara

Ādi Śaṅkara

Ādi Śaṅkarācārya, the author of numerous commentaries and pedagogical tracts, is the seminal philosopher in Hinduism, especially its “advaita vedānta” ... Read More
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Advaita Vedanta: A Method

This course will explore and demonstrate the use of the methods (prakriyas) used in the Upanisads to unfold the non-dual ... Read More
vedas

An Overview of the Veda

The Vedas are the oldest body of sacred knowledge known to man. A bird’s eye view of the four Vedas, ... Read More
Ancient Greek Philosophy

Ancient Greek Philosophy

What is the meaning of existence? What is the nature of truth? These were the questions asked by ancient Greek ... Read More
Anticolonialism and Postcolonialism

Anticolonialism and Postcolonialism

This course introduces the theories of various anticolonial and postcolonial writers in order to create a framework for a critical ... Read More
advanced ayurveda

Applied Vedic Science – Advanced (Āyurveda)

The wellbeing of the individual and society in the Vedic vision of the universe included both material and spiritual wellbeing ... Read More
universe

Applied Vedic Science – Advanced (Jyotisha)

Jyotiṣa (loosely translated as astrology/astronomy), described as the eyes of the Vedas, uses mathematical calculations as tools for comprehending the ... Read More
values

Applied Vedic Science – Advanced (Yoga)

The wellbeing of the individual and society in the Vedic vision of the universe included both material and spiritual wellbeing ... Read More
ayurveda

Applied Vedic Science – Basic (Āyurveda)

The wellbeing of the individual and society in the Vedic vision of the universe included both material and spiritual wellbeing ... Read More
jyotish

Applied Vedic Science – Basic (Jyotiṣa)

The Vedic knowledge systems of the Hindu traditions were supported by auxiliary systems called Vedāṅgas in understanding the form, structure, ... Read More
vedanta

Applied Vedic Science – Basic (Vedanta)

The Vedic body of knowledge provides scope for different interpretations even when connected with the same objectives. Particularly, the last ... Read More
Woman doing yoga in Vishnu temple in Hampi, India

Applied Vedic Sciences Basic (Yoga)

The wellbeing of the individual and society in the Vedic vision of the universe included both material and spiritual wellbeing ... Read More
Arthaśāstra

Arthaśāstra

To examine the core ideas such as state, war, and peace in the ancient text Arthashastra, a major treatise on ... Read More
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Bhakti and Philosophy

In religious studies, bhakti is often described as devotion or intense feeling, and presented as “faith” in contrast to “reason.” ... Read More
Brahmasūtras

Brahmasūtras

The Brahmasūtras are aphorisms on Brahman. Along with the Upaniṣads and the Bhagavadgītā, they form a triad of foundational texts ... Read More
Comparative Religion: Death and Meaning

Comparative Religion: Death and Meaning

The central problem of human life is twofold: morality and mortality. Given the certainty of death, is there a meaning ... Read More
Contesting Neo-Hinduism

Contesting Neo-Hinduism

The current mainstream narrative in western academia is that there are two kinds of Hinduism: traditional and neo and that ... Read More
Critical issues in Hindu Studies

Critical issues in Hindu Studies

This course outlines the critical issues involved in the European understanding of Hindus and India, developed within the framework of ... Read More
Akshardham

Discover Life by Exploring India

A unique study abroad course that offers an authentic, transformative and enriching experience. This course is aimed at students of ... Read More
Freedom and Reality: An Introduction to Advaita Vedanta

Freedom and Reality: An Introduction to Advaita Vedanta

Who am I, really? Why am I here?  Why do we suffer?  Is there any solution to the problem of ... Read More
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