RIGVEDA – the vision of unity in the light of Sri Aurobindo

Course Overview

The course is designed in three parts: 1) Introduction to Shruti Literature and the fundamentals of Vedic Vision 2) On Faculties and Secret Operations of Consciousness; 3) The Philosophical content of the Veda and Vedanta and their Integral Approach to Knowledge:

This course is for Sanskrit teachers and Indian Philosophers. It highlights the idea of Unity and Integral Structure of Consciousness with regard to the spiritual experiences by the Vedic Rishis and Sri Aurobindo. It introduces the fundamentals of the Vedic Vision in the light Integral Yoga of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother.

This course starts August 29 and meets every Monday at 10:00am New York Time for ten weeks.
Each session is 1-hour and recorded and available to participants. 

COURSE STARTS AUGUST 29, 2022. HOWEVER, YOU MAY REGISTER AT ANY TIME AND RECEIVE PREVIOUS RECORDED SESSIONS.

Offered By: La Grace, Sri Aurobindo Integral Life Center

Hosted By: La Grace, Sri Aurobindo Integral Life Center

 

Join this course to learn

  1. the Vedic Vision of Creation and its purpose in the system of Vedic Knowledge and Integral Yoga;
  2. a deeper understanding of the fundamentals of Indian Philosophy and Religion
  3. an introductory overview of Sri Aurobindo’s Vedic and Philological Studies

Methodology

Presentations of the topics and Q&A sessions
Reading recommended materials
Discussing topics among the students in groups

Evaluation

Reflective Quizzes on different topics
Short essays of about 600 words at the end of the course

Suggested reading

  • Vedic and Philological Studies, VOLUME 14 THE COMPLETE WORKS OF SRI AUROBINDO, Sri Aurobindo Ashram Trust 2016, Published by Sri Aurobindo Ashram Publication Department Printed at Sri Aurobindo Ashram Press, Pondicherry
  • The Secret of the Veda, VOLUME 15 THE COMPLETE WORKS OF SRI AUROBINDO, Sri Aurobindo Ashram Trust 1998, Published by Sri Aurobindo Ashram Publication Department Printed at Sri Aurobindo Ashram Press, Pondicherry
  • Kena and Other Upanishads, VOLUME 18 THE COMPLETE WORKS OF SRI AUROBINDO, Sri Aurobindo Ashram Trust 2001, Published by Sri Aurobindo Ashram Publication Department Printed at Sri Aurobindo Ashram Press, Pondicherry
  • Vedic Vision in the light of Sri Aurobindo, by Vladimir Yatsenko, a research paper, February, 2021

The Vedic Vision: The Double Creation and double process of Evolution.

The Vedic Vision and Triple Transformation in Integral Yoga of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother

Vedic Paradigm of Knowledge, the Vedic Godheads and their role in Creation

Vedic Paradigm of Knowledge, the Concept of Sacrifice, the Triple Supermind

Vedic Paradigm of Knowledge, Navagva and Dashagva Rishis, 12 levels of Consciousness

Faculties of Consciousness in the Ancient Vedanta

Samkhya Philosophy: Purusha and Prakriti, Pancha Mahabhutani.

Faculties and Secret Operations of Consciousness in the Ancient Vedanta and Integral Yoga

Faculties and Verities of Consciousness in Integral Yoga, Applications of Adhidaiva Epistemology

A Paradigm Shift from the Vedic to Vedantic and Samkhyaic Systems of Knowledge

Speakers

Dr. Vladimir Yatsenko is the Director of the Institute for Applied Research in Integral Studies at the Sri Aurobindo Integral Life Center. He holds a master’s degree in Linguistics and

RIGVEDA – the vision of unity in the light of Sri Aurobindo

Aug 29 2022 - Oct 31 2022

10:00 am - 11:00 am (New York Time)

Monday

195.00

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