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A Sanskrit Grammar Course for beginners by Vladimir Yatsenko & Nishtha Muller

World in Transition: Climate justice between efficiency and sufficiency by Dr. Otto Ulrich

Philosophy of Evolution by Rod Hemsell

The Philosophy of Language in the Light of Sri Aurobindo by Vladimir Yatsenko

The Poetry of Sri Aurobindo by Rod Hemsell

The Studies of the Rig Veda, Hymns to Brihaspati by Nishtha Muller

Studies of the Gita: The Karma Yoga by Vladimir Yatsenko

The Studies of the Rig Veda in the light of Sri Aurobindo (in three parts) by Vladimir Yatsenko

Scientific Approach to Knowledge by Keka Chakraborty

An Introduction to Musicology by Ladislav Brozman

A Body Awareness Course by Hans Baren

       

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1. A Sanskrit Grammar Course for beginners ( Resuming soon )

This course of Sanskrit Grammar is based on the text book of Prof. Buhler, modified by E.D.Perry, known as A Sanskrit Primer. It has 45 lessons (weeks) and three exams with the final examination at the end.

Teacher: Vladimir Yatsenko & Nishtha MullerIntroduction from the Teacher

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2. World in Transition: Climate justice between efficiency and sufficiency ( Starting October 15, 2012 )

 
Teacher: Dr. Otto Ulrich 

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3. Philosophy of Evolution ( Open with free schedule for Individuals )

An appreciation of the methods, and the importance, of philosophical thinking as such, is the underlying objective of the course. Through philosophical thinking a greater understanding and appreciation of the phenomenon of evolution, and of "nature" in general, including human nature, should be achieved.

Teacher: Rod HemsellIntroduction from the Teacher

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4. The Philosophy of Language in the Light of Sri Aurobindo ( Open with free schedule for Individuals )

The Philosophy of Language is a course based on the studies of Sanskrit Language and Linguistics. It presents all major concepts of the Sanskrit Language and Linguistics from the times of the Vedas (more than 2500 BC) till the modern theories of language.

Teacher: Vladimir YatsenkoIntroduction from the Teacher

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5. The Poetry of Sri Aurobindo ( Open with free schedule for Individuals )

This course of twelve lectures presents the poetry of Sri Aurobindo in the context of two treatises that he wrote on the theory of poetry.

Teacher: Rod HemsellIntroduction from the Teacher

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6. The Studies of the Rig Veda, Hymns to Brihaspati ( Open with free schedule for Individuals )

The Study in depth of the hymns dedicated to Brihaspati in the Rig Veda in the light of Sri Aurobindo.

Teacher: Nishtha MullerIntroduction from the Teacher

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Short Description (Hymns to Brihaspati)
 
This course is going systematically (with word by word renderings) through all major hymns to the Vedic deity Brihaspati (also named often Brahmanaspati). One could say he is the Lord of the creative Word that arises out of the spiritual heart of man. 

This course might be especially interesting for those who are interested in the universal background of the power of Mantra.
 
About the Teacher (Hymns to Brihaspati)
 Nishtha Muller studies the Veda for the past 30 years in the Light of Sri Aurobindo. For the last two years he is writing a series of articles on the Veda for a German Yoga magazine.
 
Topics (Hymns to Brihaspati)
 
  • Introduction to Brihaspati (Brahmanaspati) based on Sri Aurobindo’s explanations of this deity in his work “The Secret of the Veda”. 
  • Study of hymn IV.50 along with Sri Aurobindo’s detailed commentary.
  • Continuation of the study of hymn IV.50 (and possibly VI.73)
  • Study of hymn I.40
  • Study of hymn I.190
  • Study of hymn II.23
  • Study of hymn II.24
  • Study of hymns II.25 and II.26
  • Study of hymn VII.97
  • Study of hymn X.67 
  • Study of hymns X.68 and X.182
 

7. Studies of the Gita: The Karma Yoga ( Open with free schedule for Individuals )

This is a thorough study of the first six chapters of the Bhagavadgita known as Karma Yoga. Basic knowledge of Sanskrit is required.

 
Teacher: Vladimir Yatsenko 

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8. The Studies of the Rig Veda in the light of Sri Aurobindo (in three parts) ( Open with free schedule for Individuals )

Vedic Studies in the light of Sri Aurobindo is a course which evolved over several years. It presents major concepts of the Vedic Knowledge in the light of Sri Aurobindo's interpretation.

 
Teacher: Vladimir Yatsenko 

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9. Scientific Approach to Knowledge

A close examination of our common objective perceptions, habitual assumptions and multi-layered rationality

Teacher: Keka ChakrabortyIntroduction from the Teacher

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10. An Introduction to Musicology

This course is prepared by Ladislav Brozman, a well-known musician and violinist from Sri Aurobindo Ashram.

 
Teacher: Ladislav Brozman 

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11. A Body Awareness Course

Body Awareness course is prepared by Hans, who is a Tai Chi practitioner. In his course he introduces the elements of Somatic exercises.

 
Teacher: Hans Baren 

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