WHAT PROGRAM INCLUDES?
The teaching at Gayatri Gyan Kendra is done by volunteer teachers, and is based on a curriculum prepared on the guidelines of Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya, a unique university established on the principles of the ancient universities of Nalanda and Takshashila, and Shantikunj (the headquarters of All World Gayatri Pariwar) in Haridwar, India.The program includes highly interactive lectures, demonstrations, panel discussions, individual and group exercises, Q&A sessions, participant presentations, and workshops for culture classes. The followings are the major categories of subjects taught in the culture classes:
- Development of Sanskars (character building)
- Jivan Vidya (Jivan Sadhana)
- Service to Society
- Vedanta Dharma
- Foundation Pillars of Indian culture
Students at Gayatri Gyan Kendra will be exposed to and taught about:
- Pranayam exercises
- Scientific Spirituality
- Yoga and Holistic Health practices
- The Foundation Pillars of Indian culture
- Daily worship
- Laws of Karma
- Mantra Yoga
- Philosophy of Upasana, Sadhana and Aradhana
- Prayer Listening to the Inner Voice
- Sanatan Vedanta Dharma
- Character building
- Sacramental Rites
- Personality Development
- Jivan Sadhana
- Power of Thoughts
- Ethics and Morality
- Importance of Self Control
- Human Values and Human Life
This unique experience is complimented by cultural programs, celebration of Indian Festivals, games, arts and crafts, Yoga sessions, Pranayam practices, prayers, picnics, Puja, Yagya, meditation, teachings from Vedic Knowledge, Ramayana, Mahabharata and Bhagwat Gita.
Students are also taught three languages (Hindi, Gujarati and Telugu).
Vedic Math and other Clubs:
The program also includes teaching of Vedic Math. The additional volunteer clubs like Innovation, Debate, Art and Newsletter are also part of the program.