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PARICHAYA

A Scheme to Introduce

The Rich Culture, Traditions & Knowledge
of our Country

to
Children & Youth

An initiative of

SRI CHANDRASEKARAPURAM
CULTURAL TRAINING CENTRE

Their Holinesses

With the Blessings & Guidance of
HH Pujyashri Shankaracharya Swamiji

Of Shri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam, Kanchipuram


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SRI CHANDRASEKARAPURAM CULTURAL TRAINING CENTRE

C/O. SRI KANCHI KAMAKOTI PEETAM

NO.1, SALAI STREET, KANCHEEPURAM, Tamilnadu 631502

TEL NO: 044-27224003, 27222115 www.kamakoti.org email: kanchimutt@gmail.com

PARICHAYA SCHEME

SHORT-TERM INTRODUCTORY COURSES

Need:

The greatness of a Nation is reflected by the richness of its culture. India has been admired the world over for its rich Culture, Traditions & Knowledge. A situation has arisen wherein our own children and youth are missing the opportunity to become aware of the depth and greatness of our Culture. What was naturally available to an earlier generation has now become rare, nor are such courses part of the syllabus in contemporary education system.

Concept:

With a view to filling this void and enabling youngsters to get introduced to different wonderful facets of our culture a treasure trove, Shankaracharya Swamigals of Shri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam HH Jagadguru Pujyashri Jayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamigal and HH Jagadguru Pujyashri Vijayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamigal have directed that short-term vocational training courses should be offered in various parts of our Country.

Under the auspices of Sri Chandrasekharapuram Cultural Training Centre, Kancheepuram, short-term vocational introductory courses have been formulated under the following categories. These courses will go a long way in instilling pride in us about our ancient Shastras & appreciating different arts.


Courses:

S.

Course Title

Concept

Prospective Trainers

1.        

Chitra Kala Kendra

To initiate young children to draw temple related subjects like different kinds of Gopuras, Shikharas, Sculptures, Mandapas, Prakaras, Vahanas, Utsavs.

Shilpa Shastra experts, Art and Drawing Teachers

2.       

Vaastu Parichayam *

To initiate the elements of Vaastu Shastra to the budding engineers (This course is mainly for Engineering Students)

Vaastu experts

3.       

Jyotisha-Ganitha Parichayam

To initiate the youngsters to the elements of astrology, astronomy and mathematics.

Mathematics Teachers, Astrologers

4.       

Nada Parichayam

To introduce the students to the various aspects of Music like the number of ragas, talas, melakartas, instruments, Vaggeyakaras, etc.

Music teachers & Musicians

5.       

Bhakti Parichayam

To teach the elements of devotion and bhajans etc.

Bhajan and pravachan kartas

6.       

Ayurveda Parichayam

To introduce to the science of holistic medicine, controlling and eliminating various ailments by proper food habits, properties of various herbs, reviving home-made Indian medical recipes.

Ayurvedic Doctors/ Professors

7.       

Yoga Parichayam

Introducing Yoga, benefits to mind and body, simple asanas

Yoga Teachers

8.       

Sahitya Parichayam

To give the young students the taste of our treasures of literature etc. in their mother tongue.

Language Teachers, Poets, Writers

9.       

Charitra Parichayam

To give a correct perspective of the ancient heritage, Indian history & stories of great characters from Puranas & Itihasas.

Historians, Archaeologists, History teachers

10.    

Prakruthi Parichayam

To instill in the youngsters the importance of environment and ecology.

Science teachers, Environmentalists

11.     

Bhasha Parichaya

To know about the different languages, scripts of our country

Linguists

12.    

& Any other subject that is similar to the above items may be included therein.

Getting Involved:

It is the desire of His Holiness that like-minded people should get together and implement the above courses for the benefit of society in all parts of our country. The different stake-holders include

Schools/ colleges

which can implement the scheme for students in their own institutions, as well as serve as centres where others from nearby areas can participate in weekend programmes

Trainers

anyone with knowledge in the above subjects, including school-teachers, professors, retired persons etc. can take up the training and conduct the above courses, especially on voluntary basis.

Parents

must make it a point to enroll their children in such courses and enable them to realize the significance of such courses.

Corporates

Can provide financial support for printing material, creating awareness programmes, Sponsoring competitions and contests based on the above courses, Sponsoring TV programmes for above courses.

The different stake-holders can get together and implement the courses at local level. Any inputs and/or coordination required can also be facilitated by Sri Chandrasekarapuram Cultural Training Centre, C/o. Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham, Kanchipuram 631502. kanchimutt@gmail.com

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