DETAILS: 

COURSE NAME: Cultural Education
PROGRAM: B.Sc. Biotechnology and B.Sc. Microbiology
SEMESTER: Two
CREDITS: Two
 

SYLLABUS

  • 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 SocietyGreat 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

TEXT BOOK 

  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