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Amrita Darshanam - International Centre for Spiritual Studies

Education must attempt to nurture the holistic development of human beings. This includes intellectual, emotional, physical, social, aesthetic, and spiritual development. One of the most important ingredients of all round human and societal development is spirituality. Hence, Amrita Darshanam, International Centre for Spiritual Studies, is the Centre of Excellence for study and research in the area of spiritual studies with its focus on Indian philosophy, arts, literature, culture, tradition, and society.
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Amrita Darshanam – International Centre for Spiritual Studies

Education must attempt to nurture the holistic development of human beings. This includes intellectual, emotional, physical, social, aesthetic, and spiritual development. One of the most important ingredients of all round human and societal development is spirituality. Hence, Amrita Darshanam, International Centre for Spiritual Studies, is the Centre of Excellence for study and research in the area of spiritual studies with its focus on Indian philosophy, arts, literature, culture, tradition, and society.

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Amrita Yoga

Amrita Yoga classes are regularly offered at the hostels of girls and boys as an optional practice every morning. Built into the curriculum, all our under graduate first year students learn a yogic approach to life through a one credit course. There are also optional electives for post graduate students of the institution.

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Education must attempt to nurture the holistic development of human beings.

Events and Activities
Events and Activities

The Centre regularly acts as a public forum committed to facilitating multi-disciplinary academic dialogue, aimed at providing a space of

Projects
Projects

The Centre runs a series of projects in association with various organizations to preserve and disseminate the knowledge wealth of India.

Samvit
Samvit

SAMVIT, meaning knowledge” or “consciousness” in Sanskrit, is the bi-annual magazine about India’s Society & Culture

Ubhaya Bhārati
Ubhaya Bhārati

Ubhaya Bhārati is an online platform to share and read scholarly articles in the arenas of culture, history, philosophy, and sociology. This e magazine is named

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Textual Study and Practice Workshop on Spandakārikā: The Secret of Spanda, the Divine Creative Pulsation

Textual Study and Practice Workshop on Spandakārikā: The Secret of Spanda, the Divine Creative Pulsation

Collaborations

MoU with Indira Gandhi National Centre For the Arts (IGNCA)

The University and IGNCA have mutually agreed to work and explore the avenues of educational exchanges.
The Centre joins hands with IGNCA to support faculty research, collaborative research projects, student programs at IGNCA, access to IGNCA library and archival resources, appointment of IGNCA faculty staff as members of Advisory Committee or Joint Supervisor/ Co-guide for Ph.D. scholars at Amrita, mentorship of students’ projects by IGNCA faculty staff, collaboration in conferences, seminars, workshops, exhibitions and festivals, development of digital resources and offering credit/non-credit courses to students in the fields of textual research, Vedic studies,

Translation Studies, manuscriptology, Oral Traditions, folklore, traditional knowledge system, performing arts, storytelling traditions, cultural informatics, conservation and other area studies with the appropriate departments at Amrita. The objective of MoU signed between Dr. P. Venkat Rangan, Vice-Chancellor, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and Dr. Sachchidanand Joshi, Member Secretary, IGNCA, is to contribute to the promotion of Indian cultural heritage, cultural informatics and other allied areas among the youth.

MoU with Columbia University

As part of the MoU signed by the University with Teachers College, Columbia University, the Centre has an active collaboration with Teachers College. Post-graduate students of Spirituality Mind Body Institute at Teachers College assisted by faculty annually visit Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and Mata Amritanandamayi Math for spiritual retreats.

MoU with National Mission for Manuscripts (NAMAMI)

The Centre collaborates with NAMAMI, Government of India on the projects on surveying, listing, cataloguing, and conducting awareness campaigns for NAMAMI, with the aim of preserving the vast manuscript heritage of India and disseminating knowledge contained therein for educational and research purposes.

Contact Us

Amrita Darshanam – International Centre for Spiritual Studies
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Amritapuri, Clappana P.O.,
Kollam, Kerala, India – 690 525.

Phone: +91 476 2809400 / 9402, 8589004288

Email: amritadarshanam@am.amrita.edu

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