Courses

Course Details - Fall 2017

    Schedule and Venue: Every Friday, 6:30pm - 7:30pm, 1330 W Auto Drive Tempe AZ (Near I-10 and Elliot)
    Dates: FridaysAug 18 2017 – Dec 8, 2017 (14 wk course with breaks in-between)
    Fall 2017 (AVGF will offer the below two courses in parallel. Please register in only one course)
  • Registrations will be closed by midnight on 08/16/2017
    • VE112 - Beginner Suktas (Dr. Seema Narayan) - Registration closed.
      • This is a beginner level course. The course will cover the basics of chanting and comprehension of the most popular Pancha Suktas (Purusha, Narayana, Vishnu, Durga and Sri Suktas). At the end of the course the student will be able to fluently chant and develop a broad comprehension of the meanings, context and intent.
    • VE332 - Advanced Suktas - (Dr. Ram Viswanath) - Registration closed.
      • This is an advanced level course; Knowledge and familiarity with Vedic Constructs will be assumed. As a prerequisite, students are assumed to be fluent with Pancha Suktas. Minimum of two prior VE200 level AVG courses recommended. Some of the Suktas in this course include Medha, Bhu, Rigvediya Devi, Bhagya, Neela, Agnimeele, Mruthika and so on. Students will be expected to fluently chant and demonstrate a broad comprehension of the meanings, context and intent. 

  • Please make sure to read the below course guidelines carefully. Please contact Shankar Manikantan (smanikantan@atmavedagana.com) if you have any questions regarding the courses.
Guidelines
  • Students must be older than 13 years of age.
  • Only registered students are allowed to attend.
  • As the space is limited, no kids or visitors are allowed in the class room.
  • Students must be seated by 6:30pm. Attendance will be taken at the start of every session.
  • Learning material will be provided in Sanskrit and English (for those of you that requested the material in an alternate language, best efforts will be made to accommodate your request).
  • Please bring a pencil, eraser and a notepad to take notes
Course Fee
  • Course Fee of $100 must be paid during registration (credit /debit cards)
  • Registrations are non-refundable.
Notifications
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  • To receive notification for future course offerings for children (ages 8-13), please click here
Past Courses - (since 2013)

  • VE210 - 03/08/2013 - 04/26/2013 - Ended
  • VE220 - 04/26/2013 - 05/31/2013 - Ended
  • VE211 - 06/21/2013 - 08/02/2013 - Ended
  • VE212 - 08/16/2013 - 09/27/2013 - Ended
  • VE214 - 10/11/2013 - 11/08/2013 - Ended 
  • VE221 - 01/03/2014 - 03/07/2014 - Ended
  • VE222 - 03/21/2014 - 05/23/2014 - Ended
  • VE223 - 05/30/2014 - 06/27/2014 - Ended
  • VE231 - 08/08/2014 - 10/03/2014 - Ended
  • VE232 -  10/31/2014 - 12/26/2014 - Ended
  • VE510 - 08/03/2012 - 09/30/2014 - Ended
  • VE233 -  01/09/2015 - 03/07/2015 - Ended
  • VE234 -  03/20/2015 - 05/15/2015 - Ended
  • VE235 -  08/07/2015 - 12/18/2015 - Ended
  • VE216 -  01/15/2016 - 03/04/2016 (North Phoenix) - Ended
  • VE236 -  01/15/2016 - 05/15/2016 - Ended
  • VE237 -  01/15/2016 - 05/15/2016 - Ended
  • VE241 -  08/19/2016 - 12/16/2016 - Ended
  • VE111 -  01/20/2017 - 05/12/2017 - Ended
  • VE331 -  01/20/2017 - 05/12/2017 - Ended