Activity – Long-term Course 2020 – Syllabus

Quote – Being a sadhu means…

Being a sadhu really means being a person whose mind is resolved about his life.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – Growth is to become a full-time devotee

Growth is progress from being a part-time devotee of Isvara to being a full-time devotee.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – To grow spiritually

To grow spiritually is to recognize and appreciate Isvara as the creation and the laws that govern it.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – The basis for prayer

The basis for any form of prayer is the acknowledgement of our helplessness and then seeking help.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – Wise man is happy by himself

A wise man is the one who is happy by himself and because of himself.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – Goal of Life

The goal of life is to know that the goal has already been accomplished.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – Nothing more Sacred than Knowledge

In this world, there is nothing more sacred, more purifying than knowledge.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – You are the whole

That you are the whole is the view of the Vedas.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – The Self is full and complete

The Self, being full and complete, is not isolated from anything. This teaching is Vedanta.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – Vedanta is a means of knowledge

Vedanta is neither a theory nor a practice. It is a means of knowledge to know the truth about you.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – Everything is given

No one has authored anything in the creation, for everything is given.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – About original sin

  ‘I am the role’ is the original sin, ...if there is something like an original sin.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – Wisdom is fresh

Wisdom is fresh, coming as it does from a teacher to a student like even the Ganges.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

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That you are the whole is the view of the Vedas.​

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Listen to Pujya Swamiji talking about how the study of Vedanta helps a person in his/her life  …

Long Term Course 2020 - Syllabus

SYLLABUS FOR THREE YEAR COURSE

(likely to start: October 26, 2020)

1. Vedanta

Introduction to Vedanta, Prakarana Granthas like Bhaja Govindam, Sadhana Pancakam, Tatvabodha, Vivekachudamani etc

2. Prasthana traya

    • Mundakopanisad, Kathopanisad, Kenopanisad
      Taittiriyopanisad, Mandukyopanisad
      Chandogyopanisad (Sixth Chapter) .. all with Sankara Bhashyam
    • Bhagavad Gita all 18 chapters with Shankara Bhashyam
    • Brahmasutram – Catussutrii with Shankara Bhashyam

3. Sanskrit 

    • From basics to Paninian grammar

4. Yoga

5. Minimum Exposure to Tarka and Mimamsa

6. Chanting

7. Meditation

8. SEVA (For one hour every day)

Completed application forms with a PP size photograph may be sent to avp3year2020@gmail.com. For any further details you may write to us at the same address.

Application form can be downloaded here

RISHIKESH, 16th January, 2020

Swami Sakshatkrtananda Saraswati
CHIEF ACHARYA