This course covers the essentials of Indian Spiritual Heritage, as also the major scriptures of the Hindu tradition. It is taught over a period of 2 years.

Medium of Instruction: English

Please note: There is a similar course, but a little more detailed, on ‘Essentials of Indian Spiritual Heritage’ which is taught in Bengali, namely Bharatiya Adhyatmik Aitihyar Sarsankshep.

The Scriptures covered are as follows

  1. Selections from the Vedas
  2. Upanishads – Isa (or Isavasya), Katha, Kena, Mundak
  3. Valmiki Ramayan – Overview and selected portions
  4. Mahabharat –Overview and selected portions
  5. Puranas – An Overview
  6. Manusmriti
  7. Mahanirvan Tantra
  8. Bhagavad Gita
  9. Yoga
  10. Aspects of Indian Philosophy (Darshana Sastra)