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Certificate Program in Hindu Studies

Depending on the area of study, the Certificate Program in Hindu Studies prepares a student to become a teacher, a public intellectual, a spokesperson, a writer, and an expert ambassador in the ‘public square’. Anyone including, already employed professionals or prospective degree
students may apply to the Certificate Program in Hindu Studies. This Certificate Program is open to all, and there are no prerequisites enforced, other than the consent of the Program Director.

The Certificate Program in Hindu Studies may be earned by taking 6 courses in an area of study, for a total of 18 Quarter Credit hours.

  • The Certificate Program in Hindu studies is targeted towards people who wish to develop deeper expertise in a specific area of Hindu thought, without pursuing a degree.
  • Students have significant flexibility in the pace at which they complete their course credits i.e., some may take one course per quarter over six quarters, while others may be able to complete the certificate in two quarters
  • Some certificate course credits may be transferable towards a Diploma or Degree program at a later stage
vedanta

The Foundation of Vedānta

Vedānta also known as the Upaniṣad, found at the end of all four Vedas, reveal the goal and purpose of ... Read More
Bhagavad gita

Introduction to Bhagavadgita

HSF5002 - The Bhagavad Gita is a moksha-shastra, a sacred text that reveals the vision of the Upanisads. In that ... Read More
Decolonizing the Hindu Condition

Decolonizing the Hindu Condition

This course will analyze in detail the psychological and sociological consequences of the British colonial narratives on Hindus, and how ... Read More
Indian Origins of Mathematics for Teens & Parents

Indian Origins of Mathematics for Teens & Parents

HSF 1006 This course provides an interactive and fun-filled introduction to the Indian origins of Mathematics. It will also clarify ... 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
Antaranga Yoga

Antaranga Yoga

YOG3100 - Antaraṅga yoga course is designed to use the itihasa-purana Mahabharata as a mirror to explore oneself. The Mahabharata, ... Read More
Hindu Contributions to the World in the Realm of Mind

Hindu Contributions to the World in the Realm of Mind

This course explores the contributions of the Hindus to the world in the realm of Mind, which has shaped the ... Read More
Bhagavad gita

The Vision of the Bhagavad-Gītā

Distilled from the Upaniṣad, the Śrīmad Bhagavad-Gītā is a fundamental text of Hindu Dharma which has given rise to many ... Read More
Antaranga Mandapam

Antaranga Mandapam

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Lessons from Valmiki Ramayana For Teens & Parents

Lessons from Valmiki Ramayana For Teens & Parents

This course will help the participants get a well-versed understanding of the story, lessons, and teachings of one of the ... Read More
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