Ishwaro Gururatmeti Murti bheda Vibhagine, Vyomavad vyapta dehaya Dakshinamurtaye namah.
Salutations to Lord Dakshinamurthy, who is all-pervasive like space, and who manifests in apparently distinct forms as Ishwara, Guru, and The Self.
Sadashiva Samarambham Shankaracharya Madhyamam,
Asmad Acharya Paryantam Vande Guru Paramparam.
Salutations to the great Guru Parampara starting with Lord Sadasiva, with Adi Sankara in the middle and continuing up to my own Guru.
Salutations to Our Guru, Our Inspiration
स्वामी-दयानन्द-सद्गुरुभ्यो नम: ||
Unto Svaamee Dayananda, the teacher of Satya vastu vishaya, my Salutations.
Pujya Swami Dayanand Saraswati, the teacher of teachers, is our beacon of inspiration and guiding force.
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Arsha Seva Kendram is a non-profit organization founded to impart the teaching and attitude of Seva as given to us by our Rishis. The primary purpose of Arsha Seva Kendram is to teach Vedanta and Sanskrit, both being at the core of what is commonly called “Indian Culture”. Our Vedanta teachers have undergone rigorous studies under H. H. Swami Dayananda Saraswati. We teach the Bhagavad Gita, Upanishads and numerous other Vedanta texts backed by solid knowledge of Sanskrit.मा तेऽसङ्गोस्त्वकर्मणि । mā tē’saṅgōstvakarmaṇi | May you not be attached to inaction. | Krishna to Arjuna, Bhagavad Gita 2-47
Dr. Jayakumar Srinivasan Ammangudi
Dr. Jayakumar studied Vedanta for over 20 years under Pujya Swami Dayananda Saraswati. He feels blessed to have also been taught by Swami Viditatmananda Saraswati, Swami Tattvavidananda Saraswati, Swami Pratyagbodhananda Saraswati, Swami Paramarthananda Saraswati, Swami Omkarananda Saraswati, Swami Sadatmananda Saraswati and Swami Shankarananda Saraswati.
He is also the founder of ‘Arsha Vidya Satsanga’ and ‘Indian History Awareness’, both based out of Houston, USA. Dr. Jayakumar holds a B.Tech. (IIT), M.S., & Ph.D. in the field of Chemical Engineering.
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Sunitha puts her heart and soul into projects designed for children which help them to unleash their potential. She is the driving force behind ‘Arsha Gokulam’, a project solely designed for holistic development of children from underprivileged families. This program is proving to be a beacon of hope for children from poor socio-economic backgrounds.
At Arsha Seva Kendram, she coordinates the Vedanta classes as well. She coordinates all the social outreach programs of Arsha Seva Kendram, helping the livelihoods of needy families.
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Srinivasan Krishnasamy has been a spiritual aspirant for a long time. He had travelled the length and breadth of BharatVarsha before joining Nagpur Gurukulam of Pujya Swami Dayananda Saraswati. He completed the three-year Vedanta course from the Gurukulam in 2007.
Being an accomplished scholar of Vedanta, Srinivasanji teaches Vedanta at Arsha Seva Kendram. He comes across as a caring and committed teacher who handles his classes for adults, teenagers and kids with equal ease.
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Sandeep Deshmukh is a Samskritam teacher at Arsha Seva Kendram. Sandeep is an ardent lover of Samskritam language. He has cleared the Pravesh Pariksha of Sanskrit Bharati, Prathama Deeksha of Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan. He is also an active Karyakarta in Sanskrit Bharati, Nashik. He has also completed the Sanskrit Shikshak Prashikshan of Sanskrit Bharati.
Hayawardh has been a student of Sanskrit for several years. He learnt conversational Sanskrit through Samskrita Bharati, where he also conducts weekly spoken Sanskrit classes. He has interests in the grammar, word etymology, and automated parsing of Sanskrit. He is also broadly interested in linguistics and Indo- European languages. He is a computer scientist by profession.
Haripriya Kidambi teaches Samskritam at Arsha Seva Kendram. She has done her MA in Samskritam in Alankarashastrah from Karnataka Sanskrit University, Bangalore. She has been teaching BhagavadGita, Amarakosha and Shrimad Bhagavatha puranam for past several years. Recently she has taken up teaching Samskritam.