Ongoing Courses upon Upanishads

Katha Upanishads

Nachiketa and Yama both represent two pre-requisites of knowledge. One is 'one-pointed', fearless, quest borne that cannot not settle to accept any consolation, unless it shall realize fact within its own self. The other is the custodian to esoteric knowledge but shall only manifest after its due confirmation upon the eligibility of a seeker.

Ongoing Courses upon Upnishads

Vidya & Shiksha both are necessary for a human that has manifested in physical form. Shiksha seeks furtherance through sensory drivers whereas Vidya transpires within an observatory at the depths of human understanding. Shiksha facilitates human life & Vidya evolves human existence. The knowledge of Upanishads is Vidya. As the great masters convey that the pursuit of knowledge under Vidya is a cooperative endeavor. The teacher & the student both seek removal of taint (अकल्मष) so that they access esoteric revelations respectively. And that is the objective of Upanishads.

Katha Upanishad is the 'science of soul' (अध्यात्म). Those few that seek to understand this knowledge even at the peripheral ends of their comprehension shall certainly further in their 'sadhna'.

Atmiya sadhak,

Mode 1 - Online classes on Kathopanishads

Your interest in learning Upanishads, which constitute a primary source of knowledge to ancient Indian wisdom, conveys your quest to experience inner growth. The fact is immutable and indisputable that we are not merely a bundle of conflicting confused thoughts, behind the unorganized individuality, transacting all businesses of outward life, there lies a blissful source of eternity that is unborn and unbound. Knowledge of Upanishads is furtherance towards our 'existential entity'.

Understanding of Upanishads enables us to scale closer towards our 'true self'; Nearness towards 'true self' dissipates confusion, conflict, dichotomy & disharmony. Our decisions are an outcome of our insight. Clear, aligned & settled insight deliver the right decisions. Our capabilities to handle crucial & unavoidable aspects/situations of our life, enhance multifold times. We then seek and draw harmony from wherever & whatever. There is much more to gain from such learning. You are welcome to join this upcoming batch on Kathopanishads.

Kathopanishads is a dialogue amidst an insatiable seeker by the name 'Nachiketa' & Yamacharya the teacher of Brahm Vidya (the science of soul). As their dialogue proceeds from one verse to another our burdened insight automatically drops undesirable holdings… and restores inner harmony. We start experiencing a different 'self' within, that is highly settled, unperturbed, and prioritizes inner harmony through any and all of its resolve. This impact definitely marks its signature upon our mental and physical health.

  1. There shall be around 33 classes along with 3 sessions of Vishes(special) Dhyana. The entire program of this learning shall remain online and the access to classes shall be given in the form of a link through email. The classes shall be conducted on a daily basis and their link shall arrive in your mailbox by 1745 hour every day.
  2. Remember that the time for access to the class shall remain between 1800 hour to 2100 hour daily.
  3. The access to the missed class shall be given to those that seek them after the entire course is over.
  4. The duration of each class, in general, shall vary between 40 minutes to 65 minutes.
  5. This knowledge is being bestowed to you in the form of ‘Gyan Rrinn Mukta… thereby releasing any monetary burden to be necessarily paid for this learning. Whereas those still wish to pay something can do so on the completion of the classes by seeking the manner to pay.
  6. All the classes are pre-recorded unless the teacher determines to conduct any live session.
  7. There is no provision for any notes upon the entire course, except that the teacher may determine to email some content... depending upon his sole discretion.
  8. Please note that the entire online learning program shall be available in the English language.

We understand that before applying you have read the entire information about the upcoming online course on Kathopanishad.


Mode 2 – 'Knowledge Retreat' at Rishikesh

  1. The seekers that enrol into this mode of learning program upon Katha Upanishads shall be required to make their presence at Rishikesh for 5 Nights & 6 Days
  2. The accommodation shall be preferably provided at one of the Ashram’s at the banks of Ganges. In the eve of unavailability of accommodation at the ashram the seekers shall be provided accommodation at a comfortable hotel near Ganges
  3. The schedule of this learning program shall start each day with a session of meditation in the morning followed by classroom for around 3 hours soon after the breakfast. Seekers shall be given an afternoon interlude of around 3 hours in order to reassemble for the evening session extending to 2 hours. Seekers shall disperse for evening stroll and dinner. They reassemble for the last one hour session before retiring to their rooms
  4. In total the dedicated teaching/learning time spent during this knowledge retreat excluding meditation sessions and outside visits shall remain around 20-22 hours. This time include the question hour sessions
  5. During their stay the seekers shall be taken out twice to visit places of spiritual significance within and nearby Rishikesh
  6. Sattwic vegetarian diet shall be served to the participants (seekers) at the ashram. Whereas in case an accommodation is arranged in a hotel then the vegetarian diet shall be served without any abstention to garlic or onions
  7. The participants (seekers) shall affirm to strict adherence towards the discipline & schedule of this learning program
  8. The entire learning program package is inclusive of Learning, study material, accommodation
    (as mentioned above at Rishikesh within half a km from the shores of Ganges at either side), vegetarian food (No lavish cuisines shall be offered in large number. Number of dishes in lunch, dinner shall not exceed more than 3 vegetables + 1 daal + rice + chapati + salad + curd/raita. Soup serving and deserts cannot be promised in ashram accommodation), 2 local visits around Rishikesh. All other transportation expenses in order to reach the designated place of learning program and return to their respective destinations are to be borne by the participants
    (seekers)
  9. Merely for the sake of information to participants (seekers). Rishikesh has a functional All Indian Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in case of any medical emergency
  10. The total package of this Learning Program shall provide accommodation upon Independent room basis unless participants (seekers) mutual wishful understanding is expressed to be accommodated with their friends. This shall be allowed on their written request and no expenses shall be reduced in the aforementioned case
  11. As a special gesture the spouse of the participant shall be accommodated in the entire learning program at payment of merely 20% additional amount of the entire package per person
  12. There is no provision for any cancellation or refunds under this learning program. In case a participant (seeker) has to cancel its participation to the booked learning program on account of some unavoidable circumstance then the same amount could be adjusted against a nomination by that participants (seeker) or the same participants (seeker) could avail its participation in the next upcoming learning program as knowledge retreat.
  13. The maximum number of participants in one single batch shall not exceed 20 excluding spouse participation
  14. The organizer holds the right to cancel the knowledge retreat in case of some unforeseen and unavoidable situation. In such an event the amounts of the participants (seekers) shall be refunded without any deduction except that those participants (seekers) offer to participate in the next dates of the upcoming Knowledge retreat of this learning program.

ऋषियों की मेधा द्वारा मात्र 12 श्लोकों में विस्तार समाहित,
क्या आप अध्ययन नहीं करना चाहोगे।

  • ॐ की साधना क्यों करनी चाहिए ?
  • ॐ का प्रयोग प्रत्येक मंत्र में क्यों होता है ?
  • ॐ की साधना से हमारे व्यक्तित्व में क्या परिवर्तन आते हैं ?
  • उपनिषद् पर आधारित विशेष ध्यान साधना किस प्रकार की है ?

आत्मीय साधक,

1 . यह अध्ययन लगभग 18 कक्षाओं और 2 ध्यान के सत्र द्वारा पूर्ण होगा। सम्पूर्ण कार्यक्रम ऑनलाइन ही रहेगा। इस अध्ययन हेतु वर्तमान में किसी प्रकार के नोट्स इत्यादि प्रदान नहीं किए जाएंगे। प्रत्येक कक्षा की अवधि भिन्न रहेगी। कक्षाओं की अवधि 25 मिनट से 55 मिनट तक रहा करेगी। कक्षाओं का समय सांय 0630 आरम्भ होगा और उनकी रिकॉर्डिंग प्रति दिन रात्रि 0930 बजे तक उपलब्ध रहेगी। प्रति दिन कक्षा में प्रवेश (Access) हेतु आपकी ईमेल में लिन्क 0615 बजे तक पहुंचा करेगा। किन्हीं कारणों से जो अध्ययन कर्ता कक्षा का श्रवण करने से चूक जाएंगे, उन्हें उस चूकि गई कक्षा का स्त्रोत पूरे अध्ययन कार्यक्रम के उपरान्त मांगने पर ही प्रदान किया जायेगा। साधक ईमेल के द्वारा ही पढ़ाये गए विषय पर अपनी जिज्ञासा का निदान पूछ एवं प्राप्त कर पाएंगे। सम्पूर्ण कक्षाएं YouTube के माध्यम द्वारा रिकॉर्ड की गई कक्षाओं के स्वरुप में आपको प्रदान की जाएंगी।

2. केवल 2 ध्यान के विशेष सत्र प्रातः 0600 बजे लगभग 25 से 30 मिनट की अवधि हेतु YouTube द्वारा ही प्रदान किए जाएंगे। ध्यान के विषय पर दिन अर्थात कौन से दिन साधक को उनमे भाग लेना होगा, उसकी सूचना पूर्व में ही प्रदान की जाएगी।

3. यह माण्डूक्य उपनिषद की कक्षाएं ज्ञान ऋण से मुक्त हैं, अर्थात विद्यार्थी कुछ भी देने के बोझ से मुक्त किया जाता है। कक्षाएं पूर्ण होने के उपरान्त जिनके मन में अध्यापक को कुछ देने का मन हो तो वह आगे आ सकते हैं। अन्यथा अध्यापक ने इस ज्ञान को अपने ऋण से मुक्त किया है।

 

विशेष ध्यान: ऐसा अनेको बार अनुभव में आया है की हमारे द्वारा भेजी गई ईमेल आपके किसी अन्य फोल्डर में जाने के कारण आपको दिखाई नहीं देती है। इसलिए अनुरोध है की कृपया प्रति दिन कक्षा आरम्भ होने से पूर्व अगर हमारे द्वारा भेजी गई मेल आपको दिखाई नहीं दे तो उसे अपने सभी ईमेल फ़ोल्डर्स में अवश्य देख लें। आपका ज्ञान चरितार्थ हो, अपनी सीमित क्षमता के अन्तर्गत अध्यापक,