Hindu Contributions To The World In The Realm Of Mind - Sciences and Arts


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

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

Course Dates and Timings
Jan 13, 2024 to Mar 16, 2024
India Time - On Saturdays
8:30 PM to 10:00 PM IST
US Time - On Saturdays
10:00 AM to 11: 30 AM EST

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 Exploring Hinduism course program under the aegis of the Hindu University of America (HUA).Hindu Contributions To The World In The Realm Of Mind - Sciences and Arts

This course is open to all, across the globe.

It is meant for both teenagers, parents and grandparents, 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.

Hindu Contributions To The World can be listed from two mutually independent, but naturally supplementing perspectives.

One way is to list them from the perspective of Matter, which explores the contributions of the Hindus to the world so as to have shaped the material progress of humanity.

The other perspective, Hindu Contributions To The World In The Realm Of Mind, explores the contributions which have influenced Human thought, sciences, and spirituality through time.

Both these perspectives and courses modelled after them, investigate the question – “Are Hindu ideas obsolete? Or do they have contemporary relevance?”

COURSE DESIGN

These courses are open to all, from teens to grandparents, from students to professionals to academicians to homemakers to cultural enthusiasts as well as retirees.

Hindu Contributions To The World - In The Realm Of Mind has been designed to be delivered in 2 parts.

Part A – Sciences and Arts

This part will focus on concepts and practices from the Hindu Civilization which went on to influence and revolutionize the development of world thought as well as practice in the fields of Sciences and Arts.

Part B – Living and Lifestyle

In this part, focus will be on how the Hindus have laid stress on balance and have provided thought leadership to the world and steered it, especially in the areas of how to lead a balanced life. How was this undermined and how can the leadership status be regained?

Why did everyone, seemingly the world over, seek out the Hindu civilization and for what?

Over these 2 parts of 10 sessions each, where each part spans a quarter, these courses will cover a variety of areas of inquiry, discoveries, inventions and sustained advancements that have characterized the Hindu civilization for millennia.

Each part is independent of the other and can be taken in any sequence.

Invite you to join these courses to relish and imbibe the Hindu mindset of seeking, relishing and sharing knowledge.
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 development of Sciences and Arts.

COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

This course, titled “Hindu Contributions To The World – In the Realm Of Mind – Sciences and Arts”, comes in the Exploring Hinduism series and will prepare the participants to examine

What were the aspects in Sciences and Arts that the Hindu Civilization has shared with the world and what was the impact of this knowledgeshare?

In this course, students will

  1. Learn of the knowledge that the Hindus have shared with the world.
  2. Gain a more wholistic perspective of world history and history of Sciences.
  3. Discover how civilizations influence each other over time.
  4. Discern the cohesiveness with which mind and matter have been integrated in Hindu thought.
  5. Discover the Hindu ethos and perspective of approaching Science.
  6. Develop the confidence to further explore the knowledgebase and literature of the Hindus for inspiration and innovations.


During these courses, students will acquire newfound confidence from the dawning of a recognition that the Hindu Civilization has been quite different from what our received knowledge has led us to believe and renew their trust in the Hindu worldview and way of life, that has been so sustainable and successful for so long.

CLASS STRUCTURE

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 on days and at timings mentioned above.

HOW TO REGISTER FOR THE COURSE?:
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 at the discretion of the University through sponsorships by donors.
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