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Course Detail

Course Name Cultural Education
Program BSc. in Biotechnology, BSc. in Microbiology
Semester Two
Credits Two
Year Taught 2019


Module 1

Relevance of Srirama and  Sri Krishna in the scientific age
Lessons from epic of India
Ramayana and Mahabharata

Module 2

Vidura neeti- Wise man, Rulers dharma, Story-King Shibi

Module 3

Karma- Role and theory of re incarnation
Bagavad gita –Introduction
Action without desire

Module 4

Awakening of Universal motherhood, Role & Position of Women in Indian Society – Great women of India, rishikas in the Vedas, women characters in the epics, decline of women’s status.

Module 5

Indian Society: Its Strengths and Weaknesses –family values, social values, community values etc., varnashrama, caste, dowry etc.

Module 6

Overview of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras with focus on value systems mentioned in Yama and Niyama- Yoga system for Personality refinement
Heroism and patriotism in Modern India

Syllabus - Year Taught
2015 2014

Text Books

  1. Cultural Education: Reading Material for students – prepared by Cultural Education Dept., Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.
  2. Mother of Sweet Bliss – a biography of Mata Amritanandamayi Devi


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