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How Kali ingressed and initiated the Kaliyuga?

After the end of the Mahabharata war, Dwapara yuga also ends. Then starts the Kaliyuga and Dharmaraya rules it for 16 years. He passes the throne to Parikshita, the grandson of Arjuna and son of Abhimanyu + Uttara. Yudhistira takes Vaanaprasta and later acquires self Nirvaana. Parikshita identifies the Kali's ingress in 16 Amshas and understands that it is his grandfather Dharmaraya's contribution! The story goes like this.  Once upon a time during Dharmaraya's rule, his Kudos were elaborated towards upper 7 and lower 7 Lokas. Bali was famous as the Dharmishta. Listening to Dharmaraya's kudos, the Bali Chakravarthy invites Dharmaraya as guest to his palace in Paatala Loka. As Dharmaraya goes there, he was treated with good banquet and while exploring the Bali's Palace, there was a surprise for him. At some corner of the palace, one cow was hanged inverted upright. Dharmaraya, the one who won't consume food without Go-pooja and giving food to cow, interprets t…

Ancient Vedic Syllabus-5: Shudra Vidhya

This course is for the students who grow on the basis of "Bhakti" - Devotion, the Property of the society known as  Kaarmika Varga - with their excellence in their stream, hard working people and form the pillar of the Society. A Vatu with prerequisites quoted in the Syllabus-1 post is eligible to be admitted.



Vatu+Basic Studies said before. =Vidhyarthi+ Vedanta thraya (3),Purana Jnana
=Puranika = Daasa = Keerthanakaara+ Study of Sutra Bhashya and the related texts.Astanga Yogas
=Yogi = Snaataka+ Vedaartha Jnana Study of Sruthi and SmruthisParaartha Jnana.Sathya Vaadhi
=Swami : Parivraajaka+ NispruhathaNirmoha NirahamkaaraNishkaapatyaBhakthi Sahithya DarshanaDhaiva Saakshaatkaara=Rishi

Ancient Vedic Syllabus-4: Vaishya Vidhya

This course is for the students who grow on the basis of Sampath, the Property of the society known as  Production, Distribution, Management, Economics and basic needs of the Society. A Vatu with prerequisites quoted in the Syllabus-1 post is eligible to be admitted.


Vatu+Basic Studies said in Brahma Vidhya & Rajya Shastra, Neethi Shastra=Vidhyarthi+ Veda,Upanishat,SutraPoorvaapara Prayoga=Archaka+ Dharma Shastras starting with Dharma Sindhu.=Purohitha+ Tharka Sahitya
=Acharya+ Ganitha (Khagola, Rekha, Anka, Beeja, Sameekarana)=Shastry+ Vedanta VijnanaKhagola VijnanaJeeva VijnanaVaastu Vijnana
=Joshi - 10___________0Acharya+ Dharma ShastraGanitha ShastraKarma KaandaParisara Vijnana=Joshi - 2+
Shastry+ Study of Sutra Bhashya=Karanika+ Parisara Vijnana Kalaa Vijnana
=Vaastu Shastry+Shastry+ Loha ShilpaKaaSTa ShilpaShilaa ShilpaMruttika ShilpaRasa Shilpa
=Shilpi
+ Aagama Thraya (3)Vaastu ShastraShilpa Shastra
=AagamikAcharya
+ Jeeva VijnanaRasaayana ShastraAnga Rachana Shastra
=Bhaishaja
+…

Ancient Vedic Syllabus-3: Kshatra Vidhya

This course is for the students who grow on the basis of Bala / Power and constitute the military and ruling elite of the Vedic social system. A Vatu with prerequisites quoted in the Syllabus-1 post is eligible to be admitted.

Vatu+Basic Studies said in Brahma Vidhya & Rajya Shastra, Neethi Shastra=Vidhyarthi+ Veda,Vedanga,Sutra=Shrauthi+Tantra Shastra, Agama Thraya Sutra Study of (6) Shat Tantras with the practicals from Atharva Veda =Tantrika [Bhatta]+
Shilpa Shastra, Loha Shastra, Ratna Pareeksha, Ganitha,Dhaatu Vaada,Rasayana Shastra,Vaastu Vijnana=Aagamika [Adiga, Yaji]+Soma, Agnistoma,AtiRaatraELaavrutaPundareekaVajapeyaRaajasooyaAshwamedha and some more Yaga Sutras have to be studied and understood.=Yaagnika = Adhwaryu
+Tatva-Meemansa Sahitya Shastra =Rajarshi

Ancient Vedic Syllabus-2: Brahma Vidhya

This department is for knowledge oriented Education. A Vatu with prerequisites quoted in the previous post is eligible to be admitted.

Vatu+Necessary Suktas,Stotras, Pooja Mantras, (10) Dasha Upanishats=Vidhyarthi+ Veda of their Shaakha, ShaaKhokta Sutra Lessons, Poorva & Para Prayogas (Ritual Performance), Knowledge of Srautha & Smartha Nithya karmaanushtana =Purohita+Dwivedi, Trivedi, Chaturvedi, Vedanga BrahmanaAranyakaUpanishat, Sahithya (Literature) =Upadhyaya+
TarkaVyakarana, Alankara Shastra, Kavya=Mahopadhyaya+ Vedanga Sutras, Shatapata Gaana Sutra, Tantra Sutra =Acharya
+Nyaya Shastra = Judiciary, Artha Shastra = Economics, Dharma Shastra Sutras, Advaita, Dvaita, Vishishtadvaita, Vedanta Darshana (18000) & Siddantas, SaanKhya Sutras, (18) Astadasha Smruthis =Memansaka+Expertize theoritically & Practically all these knowledge and understand god =Dhaivagna
+By Continuous Tapas & Anushtana throughout life =Brahmarshi

Ancient Vedic Syllabus-1 : Vatu

This series of posts will introduce you to the syllabus structure of old Indian Vedic Schools known as Gurukulas.


Education Types:
Agni Vidhya = Spiritual Education Mruthyu Vidhya = Worldly Education There were 4 main stream Courses called as Vidhya Varnas:
Brahma: Jnana       =        Knowledge oriented Kshatra: Bala         =        Administration and Power orientedVaishya: Sampath  =        Bussiness & management orientedShudra: Bhakti       =        Devotion & service oriented Birth + Good Physical & Mental Development --> Human  Human + Upaneetha --> Vatu 
Vatu + Severe Interest & Prerequisits= Vidhyarthi (Student)

Prerequists: Basic studies in the following streams will qualify a Vatu to become a Vidhyarthi:
Veda: Ultimate truth & knowledge. Now 4 texts in number.Upanishat: Elaboration of some veda mantra. Now 100's in number.Saamajika Ithihaasa: historical events, related to divinity, austerity, morality, written for the society. Eg: Ramayana, Maha…