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Dharma, Artha & Kama: Unity Or Dissonance? – Essay Competition for Workshop By Dr Bharat Gupt

The purusharthas are four fundamental pursuits of human life often spoken about in Hinduism -Dharma, Artha, Kama and Moksha. Dharma is living in concordance with certain rules, with the aim of upholding an order and nourishing life. Artha is the pursuit of wealth and riches, while kama is the pursuit of desires and love. Moksha is the state of liberty from earthly chains. Of these, Dharma, Artha and Kama are called the trivargas, as they are concerned with material goals. The trivargas, while covering all possible aims of life, are sometimes seen as being contradictory to one another. Is it possible to seek both Dharma and Kama simultaneously? When a conflict arises between Artha and Dharma, what is the path to be taken? What is the relevance of this conception in the present day? Dr Bharat Gupt will conduct a workshop in order to expound on the three Purusharthas of Dharma, Artha and Kama and tackle these vexing questions. Dr Bharat Gupt is a former Associate Professor in English at the College of Vocational Studies …

Peace and Power of a Yogic Mind

Prologue That moment of Epiphany had dawned upon the purest and subtlest semblance of ethereal sheaths of bodily nature of Sapiens collapsing the individuality of being, to a fathom of existence in their inner firmament, as a Bandhu. Along the planes of knowing defying the linear intellectual hierarchy, amidst the layers of reality decreeing the quotient of understanding, towards the path of solitude, a mind that conquered the clouds of thyself defines the peace of an evolved kind: that of a Yogic mind, resulting after a Sadhana, based on the ethical preparedness of the seeking individual. Like the Dance of Shiva that destroys and creates the Self for a number of times only to nullify the human ego as in Apasmāra and imbibe himself through evolved embodied media, the path of Yoga strikes the humble soul as an elixir with kindest enquiries and mildest expressions, forming a communion with the self as linguistically represented by Brahman—the fons et origo of the lumps of creation. The Journey This fundamental nature of contemplative knowing, or rather embodied …

Essay Competition for the Mahabharata Immersion Workshop

Indic Academy in association with Ritambhara Aashram announces an essay writing competition to win participation in the Mahabharata Immersion Workshop to be held between Jul 22nd 2018 to Jul 28th 2018 amidst the Shola forests of the Nilgiris, near Kotagiri. One successful applicant will win a fully paid entry to the Workshop including course fees, lodging and boarding. Applicants will have to make their own travel arrangements to the Workshop. The essays of successful winner will be published by Indic Today. The main focus of Ritambhara’s work is to create facilitators who are anchored in the Indic understanding of self and psychological processes and who can Run self-reflective/ introspective workshops for people from various age groups Run leadership/ training Workshops in organizations Coach people in the life coaching and leadership coaching stream Information about the Workshop and the essay topics are presented below- Part 1: The Philosophy Being the best one can be… The wisdom and traditions of India are a great resource for inner growth and transformation. They offer not only insights and perspectives …

Essay Competition for the Mahabharata Immersion Workshop

Indic Academy in association with Ritambhara Aashram announces an essay writing competition to win participation in the Mahabharata Immersion Workshop to be held between Jul 22nd 2018 to Jul 28th 2018 amidst the Shola forests of the Nilgiris, near Kotagiri. One successful applicant will win a fully paid entry to the Workshop including course fees, lodging and boarding. Applicants will have to make their own travel arrangements to the Workshop. The essays of successful winner will be published by Indic Today. The main focus of Ritambhara’s work is to create facilitators who are anchored in the Indic understanding of self and psychological processes and who can Run self-reflective/ introspective workshops for people from various age groups Run leadership/ training Workshops in organizations Coach people in the life coaching and leadership coaching stream Information about the Workshop and the essay topics are presented below- Part 1: The Philosophy Being the best one can be… The wisdom and traditions of India are a great resource for inner growth and transformation. They offer not only insights and perspectives …