Welcome to Arsha Vidya Gurukulam, Anaikatti

Arsha Vidya Gurukulam is an institute founded by Pujya Sri Swami Dayananda Saraswati for the traditional study of Advaita Vedanta, Sanskrit, Yoga and other classical Indian disciplines.

 Pujya Sri Swami Dayananda Saraswati


Pujya Sri Swami Dayananda Saraswati was a distinguished, traditional teacher of Vedanta. His depth of understanding and nuanced appreciation of both Eastern and Western cultures made him that rare teacher who could communicate the vision of non-duality to modern listeners. He was able to make one see, with immediacy, the truth of oneself as the whole.

An eminent teacher of Vedanta and an erudite scholar in Sanskrit, Swamiji was well known for his excellent communication skills. Swamiji taught Vedanta in India for more than five decades, and around the world from 1976. In his public talks abroad, Swamiji spoke at many prestigious forums, and addressed international conventions, UNESCO and the United Nations, where he participated in the Millennium Peace Summit. …Read more

Upcoming/Ongoing Programs

Upcoming Course

A 108 day Residential Vedanta Course has been planned from 15th Jan 2024. Click here to know more.

Upcoming Retreats

Several residential retreats have been planned at the Gurukulam. Click here to view details.

Ongoing Classes at the Gurukulam

Swami Sadatmananda conducts daily classes on Vedanta in English from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm on the following texts:

  • Monday – Saturday : Vicharasagaram
  • Sunday: Bhagavad Gita

All are welcome!

Online Classes on Zoom

Vedanta classes in English are being conducted by Swami Shankarananda through Zoom on the various texts. Please click here or on the class links below for details and to sign up.

Brhadaranyaka Upanisad (Wednesdays, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM)

Sanskrit Online (Saturdays, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM)

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