THE COURSE DETAIL

1. History of Vedic Literature

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  • The Vedas : Their subject matter
  • The interpreters of the Vedas : Indian and Western
  • The recensions of the Vedas
  • Historical mattewr in the vEDAS
  • The society in the Vedas
  • Brahmana literrature : It value for understanding Hindu rituals
  • The Aranyakas : their contents for hindu way of meditation
  • The six auxilary sciences for understanding the Vedas
  • The Upanisadas : the essence of the Vedas
  • Soul-its nature
  • Brahman and soul
  • The vital force
  • The nature of world
  • Rebirth and doctrine of karma
  • Knowledge and action
  • Supra – moral plan of life
  • Liberation

2. Influence of the Vedas on later literature

  • The Ramayana-the first epic of india
  • The Mahabharata-the fifth Veda
  • The Srimadbhagavata
  • The Puranas
  • The Philosophical literature
  • The modern Indian literature

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3. The Philosopy of dynamism

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  • The Philosopy of dynamism
  • The Vedic ethos
  • The Vedic trinity
  • The Vedic gods
  • Mind Vitality and matter
  • The concept of man
  • The Vidic concept of holistic approach
  • Vedia civilisation and culture
  • The Gita : essence of the Vedas
  • Orgin of the universe
  • Science in the Vedas
  • The concept of Yajna
  • Forms of speech
  • Matter and enegry in Human form
  • The concept of hrdaya
  • Evolution of life
  • The Brahma
  • The Concept of time

4. Unit -4

  • The first kanda of satapatha brahmana with the commentary of Motilal Shastri
  • Interpretation of the Vedas by Sayanacarya
  • Swami Dayanand
  • Sri Aurobindo and Pt. Madhusudan Ojha
  • Interpretation of the Vedas by Max muller
  • Wilson
  • Griffith
  • Oldenberg
  • Macdonell
  • Grassman and Ludwing
  • The interpretation of the Upanisad. Acarya Sankara
  • Ramanuja
  • Nimbarka
  • Madhav
  • Vallabha
  • Ramananda
  • Baladevacarya
  • The Western interpretation on Indian Philosophy

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5. Veda and Modern Time

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  • The influence of Vedic teachings in the West
  • The modern science and the Veda
  • The Vedic institution in India and the West
  • The relevance of the Vedic studies for inter-diseiplinary study
  • Ecology and the Vedas