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Ayodhya – The Holy City

Ayodhya – The Holy City

Inviting you to a fascinating journey to Ayodhya – the holy city!

Discover the 5Ws and 1 H of this beautiful city and learn intriguing details about ancient Hindu history, scriptures, and civilization.

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COHORT COURSE*

*The Course will be offered in the self-paced model if the number of registrations is less than 15.

Duration
15 Hours
Date & Time

19 October 2022 - 21 December 2022

7:00 PM-8:30 PM IST

Every Wednesday

Price

Course Fee: ₹3500
Medium of Instruction
English
Validity
One year from the beginning of the course
Delivery
Online through Indica Courses Learning Portal
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Introduction

In this informative and detailed course, you will discover authentic and original information about the holy city of Ayodhya that has remained hidden from the world for many years. Through this course, you will be able to separate illusions and lies from facts. Devotees will be able to experience another dimension of the life and times of Bhagwan Ram and Mata Sita when they lived in Ayodhya. 

Objectives

  • Understanding the importance of Ayodhya for Hindus across the world
  • Ascertaining, the beyond politics, correct information about Ayodhya
  • Developing a sense of pride through the achievements of ancient Hindus
  • Appreciating the architectural marvel that was Ayodhya

Expected Outcomes

The course consists of a detailed description of the ancient city of Ayodhya and an understanding of how ancient Hindus lived.  It offers a sensory description including the sights and sounds experienced by people who lived there.

In this course you will discover:

  • The surprising true meaning of Ayodhya
  • Who was the great person who established Ayodhya and how is he related to Prabhu Ram?
  • What is the proof given in Valmiki Ramayana about the relationship between him and Bhagwan Ram?
  • Why is the person who established Ayodhya so great that he is mentioned in the Gita by Krishna and his name is taken before any pooja or yajna?
  • What sort of a crown was Bhagwan Ram coronated with?
  • Why did Ayodhya become so significant for Hindus?
  • What did the city look like when Ram and Sita lived there?
  • Know the enormous size of Ayodhya.
  • When was Ayodhya established?
  • What exactly was Ayodhya? – A city, a village, an empire?
  • What does Valmiki say about its location?
  • Where was Kosala?
  • What changes did Dasharatha (Ram’s father) make to Ayodhya?
  • Was Dasharatha a king or an emperor?
  • How was Ayodhya designed to protect itself from its enemies?
  • Know the intricate designer details about Ayodhya.
  • How well planned were the roadways of Ayodhya?
  • What did the beautiful buildings of Ayodhya look like?
  • What was the shocking thing they were modelled after?
  • How stunning were the palaces of Ayodhya?
  • What did the palace of Bhagwan Ram and Devi Sita look like?
  • What kind of weaponry was visible on the walls of Ayodhya?
  • What were the ancient armies of the past like?
  • Discover the surprising reason why a board game is based on the army of ancient Hindus.
  • How big was the army of Dasharatha?
  • What kind of daily animals could you see in Ayodhya?
  • Which is the strange and unique animal that was imported into Ayodhya?
  • What about the other animals and their breeding in Ayodhya?
  • Which birds could you hear chirping in Ayodhya’s palaces?
  • Can you name the pets at Bhagwan Ram’s palace?
  • And finally, the reason why Mata Sita requests Ram to get her the golden deer.

Reading List

Amazing Ayodhya, The Splendid Ancient City of Lord Rama by Neena Rai.

 

*Please note that if the number of registrations is less than 15, this Indica Course will be offered in the self-paced mode. The change of format shall be notified through email. Learners will also be notified when pre-recorded lectures are available for their perusal on the learning portal. There will no change in the course fee. Learners not interested in pursuing the self-paced format can either request for a transfer into any existing or upcoming course or a credit voucher redeemable in future for another course.

Faculty
teacher

Neena Rai

Amazon bestselling author Neena Rai is an alumna of the prestigious Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi. Apart from a master’s in communication, she is also an artist. Through a combination of communicative and artistic abilities she can beautifully express and explain the visual and architectural details which most people find hard to comprehend.

She studied Sanskrit texts for many years to understand the information given in the Valmiki Ramayana and bring out a detailed description of Ayodhya. She is passionate about writing and understanding about the wisdom contained in Hindu scriptures and Dharmic texts and shares her learnings on her YouTube channel.

3500 (+ 3.5% online fee)