Yajur Veda classes (for Brahmins of Apasthamba Sutra) are conducted online by Shree Eshwara Shastrigal on Skype daily for brahmins who, 1) Could not find enough time and favorable circumstances to learn Vedas from a pAtashALA or at Guru's residence. 2) Could not find a Vedic guru in their city to teach Vedas 3) Wish to complete the course syllabus soon in time. 4) Interested in doing daily rituals etc
Yajur Veda Course:
Class Time: 8.15 PM to 9.00 PM (IST) Daily
(Except days of AnadhyAya-like Ashtami,Chaturdashi,Amavasya,Poornima,Prathama Thithis)
It is recommended that one proceeds to the next level ONLY if he knows the above basic & important ritual mantras!.
Students need to buy study materials for "Nithya Karma Course I" from a Private Book Publisher.
Basic Eligibility :
(Send Application ONLY if you satisfy these BASIC eligibilities)
1) Must have performed 'Sacred thread' ceremony before age of 11.Or worst case within 16 years of age.If it was performed after 16 yrs,they will be given least preference.(Students who have undergone the 'sacred thread' ceremony "recently" will be given FIRST preference).
2)Must be a Brahmin interested in doing Nithya Karmas like Sandhyavandhana,BrahmaYagya,Agni Karya etc., after completion of the course.
Vedic attire during class is compulsory.(i.e. Tripundra
(Vibhuthi) or Urdhva Pundra (Gopichandhan,Thiruman etc),Dhothi
vastra for Brahmcharis,PanchaKaccha for House-holders etc.,
4) People of inter-caste marriage NOT allowed due to Varna-sAnkarya Dosha.
5) Brahmins residing abroad not allowed
6)Brahmins with moustache not allowed
8)Brahmins consuming onion,garlic & who eat in hotels frequently not allowed. Note:
1) Classes are taught for FREE for poor brahmins!.Classes are for FREE!.
2) Donations from sponsors are welcomed for this noble initiative.
3) Medium of Instruction - Tamil,English,Sanskrit
Send application form for "Nithya Karma Course I " ONLY if you satisfy the eligibility criteria (If you belong to Yajur Veda & Apasthamba Sutra).Due to
bulk applicants I couldn't answer everyone individually. ONLY selected
students will be informed by email.
Hope you understand the situation.Selected students will be informed within 7 days (Max 15 days) from receipt of application for the next batch.If you did not receive any initmation kindly understand that we couldn't help you.
1)Computer with Broadband connection
Excerpts from "Prashnottara Ratna Malika " of Sri Adi Shankaracharya: Verse 49- Meaning:
Q: Ko grhii ca?=Who is a householder?
Ans:yo yajate! =He who performs the ordained sacrifices or the yagyas Q: Ko Yagya?=What are Yagyas ?
Ans:Yat-srutyaa-vihitah nrnaamsreyaskaro=What is prescribed in the Srutis (Vedas) as a duty for man's good fortune.
Verse 50 - Meaning:
Q: Ka Shista:?=Who is a Sishtah ?
A:yo veda-pramaanavaan!=He who leads a life strictly in accordance with the Vedic injunctions
Q:Ko hatah:?=Who should be considered dead even while living ?
A:bhrashtah Kriya!=One who has abandoned his Swakarma/Swadharma/Karma Yoga
Verse 61 - Meaning: Q: Ko Brahmanai: Upasya:?= What should be worshipped by brahmins?
Ans:Gaayatry-Arka Agni-gocarah-Shambhuh!=Shambu (Shiva) inGayatri Mantra,Sun and Agni