7 Day Workshop Syllabus.

Day 1: Introduction

  • Appraisal of current state of affairs  in: Self, Family, Society and Nature
  • Basic Human Questions: Why to live? & How to live?
  • Basic Human Requirement = Resolution in Intellectual, Behavioural, Material & Spiritual Dimensions= Happiness = Knowledge
  • Resolution = Understand reality & live accordingly =
    • Knowledge of entire Existence, Knowledge of myself, Knowledge of Humane living = my role/purpose in existence

Day 2: Order in Myself: Understanding the Conscious Self & its faculties

  • Human as Conscious Self and Body
  • Distinguishing between conscious and other activities – role of Assumptions
  • Activities in the ‘Conscious Self’
    • Tasting, Selecting, Analysis, Desiring, Visioning, Contemplation, Understanding, Realization
    • The different perspectives or drishti's in us. The basis for the experiences we have. 
    • Reasons & Solutions for problems and lack of purpose in the Self
  • Need to understand form-full and formless dimensions of reality: appearance, properties, true-nature & innateness

Day 3: Order in the Family: Understanding Human Relationships

  • Basic Nature & basis for Human Relationships
  • Values & Expectations in relationships: Trust, Respect, Love, Affection, Care….
  • Reasons for conflict between human beings & their resolution
  • Various roles we play: Father, Son, Wife, Teacher, Friend...
  • Basic Structure & purpose of the Human Family

 Day 4: Order in Society: Understanding its Relationships & Systems

  • Assessment of current human society and its issues:
    • Current Problems in the Education System
    • Current Problems in Health Systems
    • Current Problems in Production & Commerce Systems
    • Current Problems in Justice & Security Systems
  • Universal Goal of Human Society
  • Proposals for ‘humane organization’ in the areas of:
    • Humane Education System
    • Humane Health System
    • Humane Production & Commerce System
    • Humane Justice & Security System
  • Introduction to the family based village organization for Human Civilization (parivar mulak gram swarajya vyavastha)

Day 5: Coexistence in Nature: Understanding Nature & its dimensions

  • Form, Properties, True Nature and Dharma of the Material Order, Plant Order, Animal Order and Human Order
  • Inherent interconnected-ness & ‘cyclicity’ in Nature
  • Causes for the current ecological imbalance and solutions

Day 6: Coexistence, Order in Existence: Understanding Reality, the Universe & Evolution

  • Reality as Coexistence = Insentient (Pshysio-Chemical) and Sentient (Conscious) units saturated in void
  • Space (void) as all pervading and energy in equilibrium
  • Evolution and progression in Existence.
  • Mans place in Existence
  • Clarity on Knowledge, Wisdom & Science
    • Knowledge = of Existence, of Conscious jeevan, of Humane Conduct
    • Wisdom = Knowledge of true  & false, human goal
    • Science = Procedural knowledge = Material Science, Behavioural Science, Spiritual Science

Day 7: Questions & Sum up

* The flow of topics and contents of each workshop vary according to the facilitator & audience. The preliminary introductory coexistence/jeevan vidya workshop is a practical introduction to salient points in the 'topics of study' or adhyayan bindu - which is an introductory syllabus provided by shri a.nagraj. This reference syllabus covers the principle proposals in this "coexistential philosophy" and is currently introduced in two stages of 7 days each. परिचयात्मक सिलेबस अध्ययन बिंदु हिंदी में पढ़ें