PG Diploma in Advaita-Vedanta

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PG Diploma in Advaita Vedanta offered by Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth (CVV) in collaboration with Chinmaya International Foundation (CIF), is a one year full time, residential course for the intensive study of the important Prakarana Granthas of Advaita Vedanta, the Bhagavad Gita and the Upanishads. The medium of teaching is English. The course will begin on Vijayadashami, 15 October 2021. The Mukhya Acharya of the course is Pujya Swami Swaroopananda, Chancellor of Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth and Global Head of Chinmaya Mission. The resident Acharyas are Swami Advayananda and Swami Sharadananda. The venue of the course CVV’s Chinmaya Eswar Gurukul campus at Adi Sankara Nilayam, Ernakulam, Kerala, the maternal birth-home of Sri Adi Sankaracharya.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
  • Age 33 to 65 years (exceptions may be made on a case to case basis)
  • Graduation
  • Keen interest in Vedantic studies and to live the life of a sadhaka (spiritual seeker)
PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Course Type

Course Title

Semester

Credits

Hours

ProficiencySanskrit Bhasha Pravesha

Sem 1

3

45

CoreBhagavad Gita 1

Sem 1

6

90

CoreReadings from Prakarana Grantha 1

Sem 1

6

90

CoreUpanishad 1

Sem 1

4

60

CoreReadings from Bhakti Literature

Sem 1

2

30

Self-ImmersionMeditation

Sem 1

1

15

TotalSem 122330
 
ProficiencySanskrit Shastra Pravesha

Sem 2

3

45

CoreBhagavad Gita 2

Sem 2

6

90

CoreBhagavad Gita 3

Sem 2

6

90

CoreReadings from Prakarana Grantha 2

Sem 2

5

75

CoreUpanishad 2

Sem 2

5

75

CoreReadings from Bhakti Literature

Sem 2

2

30

Self-Immersion

Spiritual Practices (Adhyatmika-sadhana)

Sem 2

1

15

TotalSem 228420
Grand Total

Sem 1 and 2

 50750
LEARNING OUTCOMES

The main purpose of this one-year residential course is to:

  • Help the seeker acquire the required clarity on the teachings of Advaita Vedanta
  • Help the seeker in the various spiritual practices for living the life of a ‘sadhaka’, a spiritual seeker
  • Bestow on the seeker the right and holistic vision of life in the path to Self-realisation

PROGRAMME FEE

Assessment: There will be continuous internal assessment in the form of questionnaires, assignments, group discussions and presentations.

Certificate: Participants who meet all the requirements of the course will be awarded a Post Graduate Diploma in Advaita Vedanta.

FOR PROGRAMME DETAILS AND HOW TO APPLY: Click here

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Phone: +919746824142 | +919207711145 | +919207711142
Email: vsc@chinfo.org

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