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Unit 1

To the World from India; Education System in India; Insights from Mahabharata; Human Personality. India’s Scientific System for Personality Refinement.

Unit 2

The Vedas: An Overview; One God, Many Forms; Bhagavad Gita – The Handbook for Human Life; Examples of Karma Yoga in Modern India.

Unit 3

Chanakya’s Guidelines for Successful Life; Role of Women; Conservations with Amma.

Text Books

  • Cultural Education Resource Material Semester-2


  • Cultural Heritage of India. R.C.Majumdar. Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture. The Vedas. Swami ChandrashekharaBharati. BharatiyaVidyaBhavan.
  • Indian Culture and India’s Future. Michel Danino. DK Publications. The Beautiful Tree. Dharmapal. DK Publications.
  • India’s Rebirth. Sri Aurobindo. Auroville Publications.

Objectives and Outcomes


To deepen students’ understanding and further their knowledge about the different aspects of Indian culture and heritage. To instill into students a dynamic awareness and understanding of their country’s achievements and civilizing influences in

various fields and at various epochs. To bring a greater ability to deal with life’s challenges by helping students towards a balanced and harmonized personality.

Course Outcomes

CO Statement
CO01 To get an overview of India’s contribution to the world in the field of art, architecture, and science; to understand the foundational concepts of ancient Indian education system; to glean insights from Mahabharata.
CO02 Learn the important concepts of Vedas, Vedangas, and Yogasutras for the refinement of personality.
CO03 Familiarize themselves with the Bhagavad-Gita and its relevance to daily life; Understand the sagacity of Chanakya; Role of Women in ancient Indian society.
CO04 To understand the principles of Yoga and its applicability through practice.
CO05 Gain a deep understanding of the underlying principles of diverse traditions of worship

CO-PO Mapping:

  COs   PO1   PO2   PO3   PO4   PO5   PO6   PO7   PO8   PO9   PO10   PO11   PO12   PSO1   PSO2
  CO1   3   1
  CO2   3   3   2   2   2   3   2
  CO3   1   3   3
  CO4   3   2   3
  CO5   3   3

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