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Summer School 2017 - Vyasa-Valmiki-Kalidasa

Highlights

  • Introduction to the works of Vālmīki, Vyāsa, and Kālidāsa: the basis of Indian knowledge traditions
    • Underlying philosophy of Epic Culture
    • Guṇa, Dharma, Nīti (values, morals and ethics) in Indian epic tradition
    • Epics as practical examples of the theories of Indian śāstras
  • Influence of these masters from pre-history to the present
    • The fabric of pan-Indian society
    • Living Traditions: ™from governance to economics, from concepts of Divinity to symbolism in rituals, from festivals to language expressions
  • Introduction to Guṇāḍhya, the composer of the Bṛhatkathā
  • Art expresses Philosophy &Philosophy as Art
    • Inspiration Source for art expressions: ™regional Indian literature, music , dance, theater, storytelling & puppetry traditions, painting, sculpture, movies, ™tele-serials™, diverse media
  • Journey of exploration through lectures, lec-dems, performances.
  • Cultural site trip
Event Details
Event Start Date 17 June 2017
Event End Date 26 June 2017
Registration Start Date 30 November -0001
Category Outreach Programmes
Suggested Donation
Venue Chinmaya International Foundation Adi Sankara Nilayam, Adi Sankara Marg Veliyanad, Ernakulam – 682313
Contact Detail Arundhati Sundar: +91-90619-72220 Arjun Bharadwaj: +91-98451-01718 Email: summerschool@chinfo.org
Acharya Resource Faculty: Arjun Bharadwaj, Shashi Kiran B. N.
Text Covered The immortal literary works of Vālmīki, Vyāsa, and Kālidāsa.
Language English
Type Public