Exploring Hinduism - Cosmology and Calendar

Can be taken as a standalone course or as a University Credits Course part of Exploring Hinduism Certificate Program.

HUA Scholarships Available. Read on to know about the Course and learn how to Register and Avail Scholarship.


January 14 to March 18, 2023
11:00 AM to 12: 30 PM EST
9:30 PM to 11:00 PM IST

Dr. D.K.Hari and Dr. D.K.Hema Hari of Bharath Gyan will be once again conducting one of their courses in their popular course - Exploring Hinduism series under the aegis of the Hindu University of America (HUA).

This course is open to all, across the globe.

It is meant for both teenagers, parents and grand parents, together or separately and will focus on exploring the spirit of Hinduism with an intent to stimulate meaningful conversation about Hinduism between teenagers and their parents.

This series of courses is designed to take discussion and contemplation from beyond the course window, into the portals of home, family and society.

Coming in this series of courses, this course, titled “Exploring Hinduism – Cosmology and Calendar of Hindu Civilization”, will take the explorer on a travel into the whorls of Space, to the very depths of Time in order to see the fundamentals that have gone to make up the Timekeeping tradition of the Hindus.

Why and where does the Hindu Calendar differ from the worldwide, commonly followed Gregorian Calendar?

This course will also examine whether the Hindu calendar is scientific and if so, how does it bear relevance to modern world?

It will also throw more light on how Hindu celebrations and traditions are in sync with Nature and break the myths that have dubbed them superstitious and belief based.

In this course, students will

  1. Discover the timeless tradition of Timekeeping of the Hindus
  2. Learn of the immense grasp of Cosmology by the Hindus
  3. Learn of Hindu timekeeping terms such as Yuga etc.
  4. Understand Hindu Calendars
  5. Realize why Hindu events occur on different dates each year as compared to the Gregorian Calendar
  6. Understand how this method of Timekeeeping is highly scientific and is the need of the hour for the future.


The Course has been designed as 10 online sessions of 100 minutes each that go to build up the picture successively.

Course will be covered with 1 online session per week.

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HUA Scholarships are available for those from Indian Sub continent - Bharat, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Myanmar, Afghanistan, etc. as well as from Girmitiya Countries (Mauritius, Seychelles, South Africa, Fiji, Suriname, Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana, Barbados, St. Lucia, or other Caribbean Countries).

HUA Scholarships are also available for Australia - New Zealand - AsiaPacific regions.

To avail HUA Scholarship and hence a reduced fee for the course, you will have to apply to the University, after which, you will be given a coupon code that can be used during payment of fees while registering for the course.

  1. Step 1 - Click here to know if you qualify for HUA Scholarship and to get the Coupon Code which can be used while registering on the HUA Course registration page.
  2. Step 2 - Click here to register for the course on HUA website with the coupon code obtained which will entitle you to HUA Scholarship.

If you are from USA and parts of world other than above, a click here will take you to HUA website to know more and register for the course.

If you are from the Indian sub-continent and require a full fee waiver to attend the course, click here to request for Full Course Fee Waiver available for Residents of Indian Subcontinent through sponsorships by donors.