Vedic Distance Education
Narada Kush Vedic Studies
Dutch University College for Social and Cultural Studies
Dutch University College offers the following online Vedic Study Programs:
1. VOCATIONAL TRAINING CONSULTANT VEDIC ASTROLOGY
1,5 year: 22 Modules
The Veda’s are the unique heritage of the ancient tradition of Indian wisdom. They do not only contain all knowledge of existence and evolution, but they also offer many practical applications, including the original approach of Vedic Astrology. In this Vocational Training of Vedic Astrology we are taught both spiritual and practical skills in order to function as a consultant in this fascinating field. We will learn with that part of the Indian Astrology that involves analysis and prediction based on the Vedic birthchart. This implies that we will be learning extensively about the characteristics of the planets, zodiacal signs and houses and the varied effects that their interactions have on our lifes.
Vedic Astrology or ‘Jyotish’ has been emerged from the primordial principle that all natural phenomena in time and space occur with great precision in such a way that these cycles can be perfectly calculated and the effects of any interactions can be analysed and predicted.
The main purpose of the Training is to guide the student in analyzing the Vedic birthchart and to relate this knowledge to the belonging periods of peoples lifes. Vedic Astrology gives tremendous insight to a client as a life agenda, showing the life path clearly and as a spiritual guide. Moreover, Vedic Astrology provides a number of natural remedies to balance or neutralize any planetairy effect which causes an obstacle in life.
The subject-matter of teaching is offered and explained step by step in 22 modules (lessons) in a very systematical way. Every module consists of a number of sheets together with questions and assignments. The student is asked to send the answers of the questions and assignments back to the tutor who will give his comments and discusses the subject-matter with the student. If necessary the tutor’s review can take place by skype and after this a new module will be offered to the student.
See for more information and application www.dutchuniversity.nl.
2. VOCATIONAL TRAINING CONSULTANT AYURVEDIC HEALTH CARE
1,5 year, 12 modules and thesis
This academical program on the holistic health approach and applications of Ayurveda is composed for medical students, health practitioners and therapists who wish to broaden and deepen their understanding of Ayurveda, which is an utmost part of Vedic Science.
In this intensive study we deal with Ayurveda, one of the most important Vedic studies and applications. We learn that Ayurveda is based on the teachings necessary to comprehend existence, creation and human evolution and also how we can successfully apply this knowledge into our daily life through Ayurveda.
This study program consists of 12 modules, whereby each module is again subdivided into study units. The successful completion of each module gives the student a certain number of study points.
The program has been individualized (enabling one to be flexible in time and intensity) and is an on-line course which has been formulated by the Dutch University College and allows one to study at home.
At the end of this study a written paper thesis (min. 25-30 pages) is required.
Following the successful completion of this study a DUC-diploma will be granted (Ba/Ma degree).
See for more information and application www.dutchuniversitycollege.nl.
3. STUDY PROGRAMME VEDIC STUDIES & UPANISHADS
1,5 year, 12 modules and thesis
The (Post) Academical Study Program on Vedic Studies & Upanishads is composed for students and adults who wish to broaden and deepen their understanding of the Vedic Science. The Vedas are the oldest records of wisdom pertaining to human existence and evolution. Nearly one billion people throughout the world consider these writings to be sacred. At the same time the Vedas are the least understood and accessible of all ancient holy texts. In spite of the fact that there has been extensive commentaries by scientists, philosophers and other scholars, the Vedas remain mystical and confusing for many people. To study the Vedas in a most practical way we will make use of what has written in the Upanishads.
Therefore, in this intensive study we deal especially with the eternal wisdom of the Upanishads. We learn that the Upanishads contain all of the wise teachings necessary to comprehend existence, creation and human evolution and also how we can successfully apply this knowledge into our daily life. After this study we can integrate this Vedic wisdom in any consultant- or coaching practise.
This study programme consists of 12 modules, whereby each module is again subdivided into study units. The successful completion of each module gives the student a certain number of study points. At the end of this study a written paper thesis (min. 25-30 pages) is required.
The program has been individualized (enabling one to be flexible in time and intensity) and is an on-line course which has been facilitated by the Dutch University College and allows one to study at home.
Following the successful completion of this study a DUC-certificate Master II will be granted (Ba/Ma II).
See for more information and application www.dutchuniversitycollege.nl
Teacher/Tutor for all Study Programmes:
Prof. Narada Visser, M.A. Law, Dutch University College Fellow
Supervisor: Prof. William Dubbeling MA, PhD, Dean
Prof. Narada Visser is a Vedic teacher, Vedic astrologer, writer, Ayurvedic consultant and spiritual coach. He is an internationally recognized expert in several facets of the ancient Indian culture and tradition of wisdom such as Vedanta, Ayurveda, Yoga-Therapy & Meditation, Vedic Astrology, Vedic Literature (Ramayana & Mahabharata), Vedic Music and Vedic Architecture. He is the author of several books on these topics. He teaches at universities abroad and is a respected and beloved Professor at the Dutch University College.
In 2008 the Dutch University College honoured him to become a Fellow of the Institute.