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

Ongoing Residential Vedanta Course in Tamil –

A three months residential Vedanta course including basic sanskrit, yoga and meditation, is being conducted in Tamil by Swami Jagadatmananda from 16th July 2022 – 16th Oct 2022. Click here for details.

Online Classes on Zoom –

Vedanta classes in English are being conducted by Swami Shankarananda through Zoom on the various texts. Please click on the class links for details:


Brhadaranyaka Upanisad (Wednesdays, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM) from 05-Oct-2022



Sadhana Panchakam (Wednesdays, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM)

Selections from Mahabharata – Narada Gita (Saturdays, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM)

Upadesa Sahasri (Sundays, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM)

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