Sri Seethrama Gurukulam Veda Patasala

"Dharma protects one who protects it". Any one can take up the path laid out in the Vedas. He can also do Dharma towards the cause of Vedic Education

Admission Policy 

The Vidyarthis from all subjects are admitted without any discrimination. Srutis & Smritis stipulate that only this community can do Adhyayanam [learn] & also Adhyapanam [and teach]; There are no fees, no charges for lodging and food is entirely free.

 

COURSES OF STUDY, ADMISSION OF STUDENTS AND METHOD OF TEACHING:

 

The prescribed Shakhas in Krishna Yajur Veda are being taught at present. Normally it takes about 10 to 12 years of hard work to acquire mastery in one Shakha of the Vedas.  Students are screened and Selected at the tender age of 8 to 9 years immediately after Upanayanam and admitted into the Curriculum. All branches of Vedas are being taught only as per the age old Gurukula system of oral chanting, hearing, repeating and committing to memory.  The exact intonation and the Swara / Pitch are very important and any deviation will change the meaning of the text.  Hence, this mode of learning is possible only where the Teacher & the Taught (Master / Learner) both live under one roof and practice the recitation of Vedas.  Apart from the above, training of selected students in application of vedic procedure to various rituals like Upanayanam, Vivaham, Seemantham and other functions are also included in the Curriculum and this is known as Prayoga.  The students are given free food, Clothing and Medical facilities to ensure good health, during this entire course of study.

 

MODE OF EXAMINATION

I. Internal examination: Every fortnight the portions which are taught are examined by the respective Adhyapakas. So also for quarterly and Half yearly examinations. Annual examinations are being conducted with the aid pandits of the state.

 

II. External examination: Each year, apart from Annual examination external examination are also being conducted by Veda Rakshana Nidhi Trust, Chennai affiliated to Kanchi Sri Sankaracharya Swamy Mutt, Kancheepuram. Successful candidates after completion of their respective course will be awarded with certificate to their respective course. 

FACULTY: 

At present a team of learned, experienced and devoted persons under the leadership of the Managing Trustee are imparting Vedic Education in the Patasala There is also a proposal to include Srowtha classes which covers the performing of various rituals / Yagnas for the welfare of the manking and the world.  Yagnas are to be performed strictly according to the system mentioned in the Vedas.  Knowledge of performing the Yagnas and other rituals can be obtained only after studying the complete course in detail for which it takes a period of years to obtain mastery.  


SRI SEETHARAMA GURUKULAM Trust  (Regd) New No 486.(old 176) T T K Road. Alwarpet. Chennai.600018,  
Tamil Nadu. INDIA.
Phone:91-44-32424742 vedicgurukulam@gmail.com  


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