Exploring Hinduism - Geography and History

Can be taken as a standalone course or as a University Credits Course part of Certificate Program in Hindu Civilization Studies.Click to read more.

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


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.

Coming in this series of courses, this course, titled “Exploring Hinduism – Geography and History of Hindu Civilization”, will prepare the explorer to trace the geographical location and extent of the roots of the Hindus and also the timeline of this civilization.

This course will also throw light on significant events that changed the course of their civilization as well as the course of its narrative. It will help see the Geography and the History of the Hindus from a Hindu perspective and experience how different this narrative is.

This course is part of a Certificate Program of the University and 12 credits will be awarded on successful completion of the program. Click here to know more about the Credits and the 8 quarters / 2 year Certificate Program in Hindu Civilizational Studies of which this course is a part.

It can also be taken as a standalone course, in which case, participants will get a Course Completion document with course grade at the end of this course.

Being a credit course, this course can be taken by students to satisfy their academic goals.

For those in active professions, this course will open their minds to a larger perspective of how this civilizational thought had successfully straddled and blended Science, Spirituality, Philosophy, Religion, Industry, Economics, Management, Art and Culture into Family, Professional and Social Life.

It can also be taken by both teenagers, parents and grand parents, together or separately to explore 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.

In this course, students will

  1. Discover the geographical extent of the Hindu Civilization
  2. Learn about the civilizations it had connects with and how?
  3. Realize the advantages that this geography endowed on the Hindu Civilization
  4. Learn of its influence on the civilization and its history
  5. Learn of the various methods by which the Hindu Civilization kept its records that tells us about the history of this civilization today
  6. Uncover the antiquity of this civilization
  7. Gain insight into the singular features of both the geography and history of this civilization which make the Hindus, people of this civilization, one of the oldest yet youngest and relevant people for the present world.


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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You can register for this course in either standalone mode or as part of the Credit based Certificate Program in Hindu Civilization Studies.

Those who are already into the Certificate program will also have to register to indicate their choice to do this course in this quarter.

You can register for the course in one of the following ways:

  1. REGULAR - If you are from USA and Europe, a click here will take you to HUA website to know more and register for the course.
  2. SCHOLARSHIP - If you are from any of the following countries, you can pay a reduced fee by availing HUA scholarships.
    • Indian Sub continent - Bharat, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Myanmar, Afghanistan, etc.
    • Girmitiya Countries (Mauritius, Seychelles, South Africa, Fiji, Suriname, Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana, Barbados, St. Lucia, or other Caribbean Countries)
    • 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.

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