Semester plan-Yukti 2013-2014

//Semester plan-Yukti 2013-2014
Semester plan-Yukti 2013-2014 2017-11-20T14:18:37+00:00

 

•  Fall 2013-Winter 2014 teaching plan overview

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1.    Basics of Great Hinduism by Gauri Maheshwari (Danielle Riordan)

www.youtube.com/watch?v=GtTM9Oxkd5I
Yukti teacher will discuss all questions related to video (before showing video to the kids) and then matching answers with Gauri. This will give a good overview to the kids about Hinduism and also helps Teacher to identify week/strong topics. This video will give a great start to Yukti.

2.    Quick Review/Overview about following topics

1)    Brahman
2)    Atman
3)    Maya
4)    Spiritual Bodies
5)    Relation of each layers of spiritual body
References: Hindu Dharma Pg. 34-36 and 46

3.    Yog, Yoga and Pranayam
1)    Maharshi Patanjali
2)    What is Yoga
3)    What is Pranayam
4)    Benefits of Pranayam
5)    Typs Of Pranayam
6)    Special Instructions

References: Hindu Dharma Pg. 44 and the book of Science of Pranayama

4.    Family Tree Of Hindu Scriptures
1)    Vedas
2)    Upanishads
3)    Purans
4)    Darshan
References: Hindu Dharma Pg. 126)
5.    Journey Of Life Four Objectives
1)    Dharma (Duties)
2)    Artha (Material Prosperity)
3)    Kama (Enjoyment)
4)    Moksha (Salvation)
References: Hindu Dharma Pg. 63

6.    Four Ashramas

1)    Brahmacharya (Student Life)
2)    Grihastha (Family Life)
3)    Vanaprastha (Retirement)
4)    Sanyasa (Preparation for Salvation)
References: Hindu Dharma Pg. 64

7.    Two Community service hands on activity (One per semester)

8.    Two open book quizzes (One per semester)

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January, February 2013
1) Extreme Power of Mind (Reference: own knowledge about Spiritual body)
o How our Mind works
o Power of our Mind
o Factors which are positively and negatively affecting our Mind
o How to control our Mind
o Importance/Result of a Mind Control
o Examples of Mind Control
o Learning ways in which we can use our mind as a tool to achieve the ultimate goal of internal happiness (Nitya Anand).

March 2013
2) Yoga and Pranayam (References: Hindu Dharma Pg. 44 and the book of Science Of Pranayama)
• What is Yoga
• What is Pranayam
• Benefits of Pranayam
• Typs Of Pranayam
• Special Instructions

April 2013
3) Family Tree Of Hindu Scriptures (References: Hindu Dharma Pg. 126)
• Vedas
• Upanishads
• Purans
• Darshan

May 2013
4) Journey Of Life (References: Hindu Dharma Pg. 63)
• Four Objectives
• Dharma (Duties)
• Artha (Material Prosperity)
• Kama (Enjoyment)
• Moksha (Salvation)

June 2013
5) Four Ashramas (References: Hindu Dharma Pg. 64)
• Brahmacharya (Student Life)
• Grihastha (Family Life)
• Vanaprastha (Retirement)
• Sanyasa (Preparation for Salvation)

October, November and December 2012
1) Brahman
2) Atman
3) Maya
4) Spiritual Bodies
5) Relation of each layers of spiritual body
References: Hindu Dharma Pg. 34-36