About the University
Yoga - Samskrutham University
Yoga - Samskrutham University is an American Institution of Higher Education in the areas of Yoga, Samskrutham and Languages. The University is incorporated at Florida, USA. The university is authorized by Commission for Independent Education and operates under the provisions of Florida Statute 1005.06(1)(f). The name of the University is inspired by Srimad Bhagavad-Gita, the Book of Yoga’s documented in the language Samskrutham. The University commenced its operations on 27 Sept 2011. Yoga-Samskrutham University offers Higher Education programs leading to Doctoral, Masters, Advanced Diplomas and Certificates in all areas of Yoga, Samskrutham and Languages and disciplines of ‘Dharma Traditions’ connected with it.
Yoga-Samskrutham University offers Higher Education programs leading to Doctoral, Masters, Advanced Diplomas and Certificates in all areas of Yoga, Samskrutham and Languages and disciplines of ‘Dharma Traditions’ connected with it. The program modalities provide for search, research and outreach activities.
The word YOGA covers all educational programs and themes in the disciplines and practices related to: Vedic Yogas, Gita –Yogas, Patanjali Yogas , Vedanga Jyotisham, Ayurveda, Darshana Shaastra, (Philosophies, Spiritual and meta-physical pedagogy and practice), Vedic Religious Professional and Practicing Scholar( known as Dharma Vocations - by the titles: Purohita, Archaka, Aagamika, Sastry, Pandit ji), Tantra, Aagama, Vastu, Sri Vidyaa. This is only an indicative list and not an exhaustive or exclusive list.
The word SAMSKRTHAM covers all educational programs and themes in the disciplines and practices related to: Languages of – Vedas ( Text and Oral), Yogas, Vedangas, Yogangas, Dharma-Shastras (Sacred Lore – Oral) , Ithihasa –Puranas (Religion and Ritual lore), Sahitya Samgeetha Nrutya, Natya Geeta, Chitra Kalaa Shastras ( Fine Arts, Classical literature, Sciences and Humanities. This covers the languages, literature and grammars of ancient India; and the branched derivatives of these languages. The technology work areas needed for representing these languages as ‘Non roman script and Non-English like’ religion languages related studies are also covered in this area. The social usage of classical languages in conversation and prayers, congregation discourses is another area covered in this program. This is only an indicative list and not an exhaustive or exclusive list.
The word LANGUAGES covers all educational programs and themes in the disciplines and practices related to: Languages of Prayer, Worship and Samskaras used in Yoga and Dharma practicing Communities – at Bharath and globally as a part of Hinduism Congregational worship, Meditation –Devotion –Mantra practices, Religion-Arts, Classical and Historic Languages associated with Yoga and Samskrutham ( Prakrut, Pali, Desi, Apabhramsha, Dramidam and dialects), Regional Devotional and mystic traditions related Music , Dance, Martial and Material Media Arts, Modern Languages of Yoga-Discourse used in Hindu Culture and Yoga Societies by Masters of Traditions, Study of Land History and Hagiography, Practicing traditions and Culture-Diversity Dynamics.
Yoga-Samskrutham University education programs get covered under the scope of the term ‘religion’ explained in American Constitution, Florida Statute and US Education laws; and ‘Religion’ as ‘Sanatana Dharma’ explained in the provisions of Indian Constitution – Fundamental Rights –Articles 25 to 28 and Article 15.
The educational programs prepare students for religious vocations as ministers, professionals, or laypersons in the categories of ministry, counseling, theology, education, administration, music, fine arts, media communications, or social work, as befits the provisos of Yoga, Samskrutham, Languages and disciplines of Dharma traditions.
The educational programs of University are offered internationally and locally. The localized programs are offered through the affiliates and national forums of University. The international programs are offered through the channels of education-technologies and innovative ways like: Study with a Scholar on Travel, Resident studies and in-person teachings from professionals and community practitioners in the chosen disciplines.
The University gives highest ranking priority to ‘Foster Excellence and Quality learning’ with ‘unified expertise in theory and practice’ examined and validated by ‘the masters of tradition’. The rest of the process is Higher Education Delivery Logistics, made flexible to suit the convenience of the context of learner, master and discipline.
This model of Value Prioritization in ‘Fostering Excellence’ has a special word in Samskruth: ‘Guru-Shishya Sampradaya-Paramparaa Avicchinnataa’. This mission is also known by other special terms: