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Introduction to Swami Vivekananda</br> Life and Works

Introduction to Swami Vivekananda
Life and Works

We are delighted to announce this enriching INDICA Course under our “Enlightened Masters” series.

Enroll today to know about life and works of Swami Vivekananda. Internalize these teachings to apply in daily life and evolve into your best version.

15 Hours
Date & Time

2 September 2022 - 16 December 2022

6:00 PM -7:00 PM IST

Every Friday


Course Fee: ₹3500
Enrollment Manual
Medium of Instruction
One year from the beginning of the course
Online through Indica Courses Learning Portal
Contact Details



Are you troubled by fundamental questions like

  • What is life?
  • What is the aim of life?
  • Why do I do what I do?
  • How important are ethics and morality?
  • Can I excel in my career being ethical?
  • Is it possible to be a perfect person in this imperfect world?
  • Is there a sure way to success and happiness in life?

Do you want to

  • Explore the big questions of life through the lens of teachings of Swami Vivekananda
  • Learn the philosophy of life, as shared by Swami Vivekananda
  • Develop your Integrated Personality and Leadership Qualities
  • Have a clear understanding of right and wrong, and develop the strength to stick to good values

Then look no further, this is the course which will help you accomplish that.

It is an opportunity and guidance to acquire a clear understanding of life, values and culture in the light of the life and works of Swami Vivekananda.

Expected Outcomes

  • Know about life of Swami Vivekananda and be inspired by his stories
  • Know the key teachings of Swami Vivekananda
  • Internalize the teachings to apply in daily life
  • Be introduced to further study of Swami Vivekananda’s teachings


  • Life Story of Swami Vivekananda
  • Basic Concepts of Vedanta
  • Application of the Concepts by Four Yogas (introduction)
  • Deep dive into
    • Karma Yoga
    • Bhakti Yoga
    • Raja Yoga
    • Jnana Yoga
  • Developing a customized daily practice routine
  • Big Questions of Life

Reading List




Ravi Om Trivedi

Ravi is Fellow Agriculture, in Indian Administrative Fellowship, working with the Government of Karnataka, where he is focused on AI & Technology innovations..

Ravi holds an MBA degree from Duke University and Masters in Computer Science from IISc Bangalore.

He is also a Program Lead for SBA Scholarship & Mentorships Scheme(, which provides scholarship, mentorship & career counseling for rural undergraduate students. He mentors NGOs, and social startups at IIMB NSRCEL.

He was the Founder and CEO of PushEngage, a push notification platform, with customers in 150+ countries, that was acquired in 2020.

Inspired by Swami Vivekananda’s “They alone live who live for others”, he decided to sell the business to move into development sector of India, and work for the country.

He took initiation from Swami Gahanananda ji, of Ramakrishna Ashram, in 1993, and Om Swami ji in 2021. His areas of focus include Self-transformation, Mindfulness, Vedanta, and Divine Mother.


Gokulmuthu Narayanaswamy

Gokulmuthu (Gomu) is Director of Product Development at Itron India, Bangalore. He is working on Smart Grid to enable operational efficiency and customer convenience in Electric Power Distribution Networks around the world.

He is passionate about philosophy and psychology. He gives regular talks on Bhagavad Gita, Swami Vivekananda, Leadership Development and Life Skills to students and professionals. He is a founder of Vivekananda Study Circle in IIT Madras. He is a mentor of Vivekananda Study Circle at IISc Bangalore. He is a regular contributor of articles and book reviews to Vedanta Kesari, a monthly magazine published by Ramakrishna Math, Chennai.

He holds B.Tech in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from IIT Madras, M.Sc (Engg) in Computer Science from IISc Bangalore and M.A in Philosophy, Religion and Culture from Annamalai University. He is currently pursuing Ph.D on Biopsychology and Yoga at IIT Kharagpur.

He took initiation from Swami Gahananandaji of Ramakrishna Math. He learnt Vedanta from Swami Paramarthanandaji of Arsha Vidya Gurukulam. He learnt Yoga from Swami Swayambodhanandaji, disciple of Swami Satyananda Saraswati.