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Indian Knowledge Systems : Voyage Through Sanskrit

Indian Knowledge Systems : Voyage Through Sanskrit

Indian Knowledge Systems (IKS) encompass the broad and ancient array of knowledge and wisdom cultivated in the Indian subcontinent over many millennia. Covering fields such as philosophy, science, mathematics, medicine, spirituality, and arts, Indian Knowledge Systems draw deeply from India’s cultural, spiritual, and philosophical heritage, offering a holistic and interconnected approach to understanding both the universe and human existence.

This INDICA course is a gateway to delve into the rich tapestry of Indian culture, philosophy, and knowledge. It emphasizes the pivotal role of Sanskrit in unveiling the intricacies of Indian Knowledge Systems. Seize this opportunity to enhance your perspective on the interdependence of language and knowledge within the magnificent realm of Indian heritage. Secure your spot now!

15 Hours
Date & Time

1 November 2023 - 27 December 2023

6:00 PM IST-7:00 PM IST

Every Monday and Wednesday


Course Fee: ₹3500
Enrollment Manual
Medium of Instruction
Sanskrit, English, Hindi
One year from the end date of the course
Online through INDICA Courses Portal
Contact Details



Embark on an enlightening journey to fathom the depth and diversity of Indian Knowledge Systems (IKS), emphasizing the crucial role of Sanskrit in preserving and conveying this ancient and vast body of knowledge.

Course Objectives

  1. Introduce the foundational vocabulary of IKS through the basics of Sanskrit, illustrating the significance of the language in accessing and interpreting Indian Knowledge Systems.
  2. Provide insights into the multifaceted dimensions of IKS, fostering an appreciation and understanding of its extensive scope.

Course Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, participants will:

  1. Gain acquaintance with the extensive IKS corpus, appreciating the fundamental role of Sanskrit in encoding and transmitting such knowledge
  2. Develop a deep appreciation and understanding of the intricate interrelation between Sanskrit and IKS
  3. Achieve proficiency in IKS terminology, enabling a richer exploration and pursuit of Indian Knowledge Systems

Course Syllabus

  1. Introduction to IKS and Sanskrit:
    • The Vedic Corpus: Understanding the Origins
    • Vedangas: A Holistic Overview
    • Niruktam: Exploring the Science of Etymology
  2. Core IKS Vocabulary : Exploration of Sanskrit Terms Comprehensive analysis and contextual exploration of terms such as धर्म, कर्म, मोक्ष, आत्मा, पञ्चमहाभूत, इतिहास, पुराण, दान, पुण्य, यज्ञ, शक्ति, लोक, देश, राष्ट्र focusing on their evolution, usage, and significance in primary texts.

Course includes

  • Live sessions
  • Access to class recordings (for asynchronous participation)
  • Certificate of Completion upon successful course completion

Sanhita Vyas

Sanhita Vyas is a BA (Sanskrit) from Shree Somnath Sanskrit University and MA (Sanskrit & Lexicography) from Deccan College, PGRI. She has completed B2.1 in German Language from Max Mueller Bhavan, Pune. She has worked with different organizations, teaching Sanskrit and German and is currently handling operations of E-Lingua Hub- a platform for teaching Languages. She is also pursuing Ph.D. in Sanskrit at INDUS University, Ahmedabad.