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Course Name Glimpses of Glorious India
Course Code 22ADM111
Program B.Tech. in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Data Science (Medical Engineering)
Semester IV
Credits 2
Campus Coimbatore

Syllabus

Face the Brutes, Role of Women in India, Acharya Chanakya, God and Iswara, Bhagavad Gita: From Soldier to Samsarin to Sadhaka, Lessons of Yoga from Bhagavad Gita, Indian Soft powers, Preserving Nature through Faith, Ancient Indian Cultures (Class Activity), Practical Vedanta, To the World from India, Indian Approach to Science.

Course Objectives and Outcomes

Course Objectives

The course aims at introducing Bhārath in nutshell to the student, which includes the sources of Indian thoughts, eminent personalities who shaped various disciplines, India’s significant contribution to the man kind, the current stature of Indian in the geopolitics and Indian approach to science and ecology.

Course Outcomes

CO1: Will be able to recognise the call of Upanishads and outstanding personalities for confronting the wicked in the real
world while admiring the valour, pursuit and divinity in both classical and historical female characters of India.
CO2: Will get introduced to Acharya Chanakya, his works, and his views on polity and nation to find synchrony between
public and personal life, alongside understanding India’s cultural nuances and uniqueness concerning the
comprehension of God across major global communities.
CO3: Will be able to appreciate Bhagavad Gita as the source of the Indian worldview through the various Yogic lessons enshrined in it, making it one of India’s numerous soft powers, and also understand the faith-oriented mechanism of
preserving nature.
CO4: Will be informed about the enormous contribution of Indian civilisation over two and a half millennia to humanity
and develop awareness about India’s approach toward science, devoid of dogmas and rooted in humanism.

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Textbook(s)

  • “Glimpses of Glorious India”, In house publication (In print).

Reference(s)

  • The Kautilya Arthashastra by Chankaya – Translation with critical and explanatory note by R P Kangle – Motilal Banarasidass Publishers- 1972.
  • Chanakya Neeti – Strategies for success – Radhakrishnan pillai – Jaico Publishing house -2020.
  • Universal Message of the Bhagavad Gita: An exposition of the Gita in the Light of Modern Thought and Modern Needs. – Swami Ranganathananda, Advaita Ashrama Belur Math, 2000.
  • A Concise History Of Science In India – D M Bose, S N Sen, B V Subbarayappa,The Indian National Science Academy 1971.
  • Indian Culture and India’s Future – Michel Danino – D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd -2011.

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