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Hindu Goals of Life – An introduction to Purusharthas

Hindu Goals of Life – An introduction to Purusharthas

This Indica Course is for learners seeking an understanding of Purusharthas – the Hindu goals of life.

If you want to practice the essential values of Artha & Kaama in a righteous manner to achieve peace and harmony and prepare for the evolution towards Moksha, this Indica Course is for you.

COHORT COURSE
Duration
30 Hours
Date & Time

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Price

Course Fee: ₹7000
Medium of Instruction
English
Delivery
Online through Indica Courses Learning Portal
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Introduction

Purusharthas are the Hindu goals of life.

An understanding of these goals of Dharma, Artha, Kama and Moksha can help any individual in leading a blissful life as a positively contributing member of the society. 

This Indica Course is for anyone interested in a comprehensive understanding of human values and bringing these into practice in their daily life

Expected outcome

The learners will understand and appreciate how the practice of Dharma, Artha and Kaama through three types of education can lead an individual towards Moksha. It will encourage evolution in the learner through the knowledge and practice of perfect Dharma, Artha and Kaama.

Syllabus

  • About Purushartha 
    • What are the essential values of life? 
  • As an individual
    • Physical, Intellectual, Emotional, Spiritual, Professional – norms and values
  • As a social being
    • Interaction with society, Skill development, Social institutions Culturing through shodaShasamskAras
  • As a part of nature
    • How and why should humans coexist with nature?
    • How can we conserve nature and eliminate pollution?
    • Technology and its reconciliation with nature
  • Role of Itihaasa, Puraana
    • Governance and defense
    • Rights and duties
    • The four debts
    • Indulgence and control
    • Flexibility of control- saamaanya, visheSha & aapat Dharmas
Faculty
teacher

Dr. M.A.Jayashree

Director, Anantha Research foundation, Mysore

Dr. M.A.Jayashree a retired Professor of Sanskrit, currently the director of Anantha Research foundation, Mysore, an institution engaged in foundational research work in the field of ancient sciences of India and also in the field of Sanskrit and Indian culture, holds a doctorate degree in Sanskrit from Bangalore University on the topic, “Concept of Mind in Indian philosophy” done under the guidance of Prof K. T. Pandurangi. She has many books, monographs and papers to her credit in the fields of Sanskrit, Ancient Sciences, Indian history, Culture, Music and so on. She holds a vidvat (master) degree in Carnatic classical music and is a Performing Musician. She is an accomplished artist in Mysore school of painting. She is the Vidwatpramukh for ItihasaSankalanaSamiti, Karnataka chapter. Currently she is the director of Anantha Research Foundation, an institution exclusively meant for research in the field of ancient sciences of India and also into the philosophical and cultural roots of Bharata. She is an accomplished speaker in Sanskrit and an avid teacher propagating learning of spoken Sanskrit through simple methods. She has a large following of overseas students to learn Yoga Sutras of Maharshi Patanjali and SrimadBhagavadgita. She has presented papers in national and international seminars and conferences. She has conducted many workshops along with her brother Prof. M.A.Narasimhan on chanting of Yoga Sutras and Bhagavad Gita, given lectures on Yoga Philosophy and taught Sanskrit in an easy way in many parts of the world like Hong Kong, Thailand, America & Europe. She has also given several sessions in the “Evolution – Asia Yoga Conference ” in Hong Kong for 3 consecutive years. She has produced many CDs and books as learning aids in the traditional method of oral chanting in the name ‘Srutiparampara’.

teacher

Prof. M. A. Narasimhan

Director, Itihasa Bharati, Mysore

Prof. M. A. Narasimhan, Director, Itihasa Bharati, Mysore, an institution meant to do research work in rewriting the history of Bharata exclusively from the Indian perspective, is a science graduate holding Master’s Degree in Education with specialization in advanced psychology and research methodology and in Sanskrit. He has specialized in Indian philosophical systems and a yoga practitioner. He has been a disciple of His Holiness Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. He is a teacher of Transcendental Meditation. He has taught the TM technique to more than 25,000 people and has trained more than 1000 teachers of Transcendental meditation. He has held many responsible posts in the then Maharishi Institute of Creative Intelligence. He was the director for the TM operation in the entire south India, the four states of Andhra Pradesh, Tamilnadu, Kerala and Karnataka with more than 600 teachers helping him in spreading the message of TM. He was instrumental in opening small scale industries and many schools in different parts of India. He has been a Siddha practitioner and reaping the benefits of advanced techniques which are termed as Siddhis. He is a research scholar specializing in the fields of Indian culture and the Sciences of ancient India. He has a considerable number of books, monographs, and papers in the fields of Indian history, Science, Sanskrit and philosophy to his credit. He is one of the editors to the journals like Ithihasasamachar, IthihasaRashmi’ He has conducted many workshops along with his sister Dr. M.A. Jayashree on chanting of Yoga Sutras and Bhagavad Gita, given lectures on Yoga Philosophy in many parts of the world like Hong Kong, Thailand, United states & Europe. He has also given several sessions in the “Evolution – Asia Yoga Conference” in Hong Kong.