Objective of this exhibition is to present the ancient wisdom of India through modern tools of art and communication. In its essence the Indian ancient wisdom aims for universal wellbeing. Beyond our national borders and cultural diversity, we the people of earth commonly share this planet and its eternal resources, which lays foundation to the spirit of ,“Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam” universal oneness. At the heart of universal oneness lies the aspiration for universal peace, harmony and wellbeing. This exhibition is an initiative of Gita Vidya Peetam to support such aspirations.
Gita Vidya Peetam is a non-profit initiative of GloMan Foundation to disseminate the ancient wisdom of India through modern tools of knowledge transfer. Founded in 2017 by Shri Gopi V. Prasad, it now offers courses in India, Europe and America. Gita Vidya Program is an initiative to offer courses on the principles of holistic wellness based on the teachings of the Bhagavat Gita.
DEHA exhibit highlights "principals of sound body" for attaining holistic wellness. It presents the Material and Psychic aspects of the human body in 6 posters based on teachings of Shrimad Bhagavad-Gita. First three posters describe the elements of nature followed by the characteristics of the human body and mind. Next three posters describe the sensory objects followed by the ways of controlling the senses and the consequences of sense gratification. In this exhibit the participants shall find the following. The basis of human existence on earth. The three kinds of food and their influence on the human body. The three main characteristics of the human mind. The two broad ways of conducting life in the material world. The characteristics of a balanced consciousness. The cause and effect of mental stress.
GNANA exhibit highlights "principals of sound mind" for attaining holistic wellness. It presents the Physical, Social, Occupational, Mental, Emotional and Spiritual dimensions of the eternal wisdom from teachings of Shrimad Bhagavad-Gita. First three dimensions describe the aspects of human endeavour in the material world. Next three dimensions describe the aspects of human evolution in the psychic world. In this exhibit the participants shall learn the following. The three types of actions and the fruits of such actions. The four-fold social order on the basis of human character and action. The three types of people based on their actions and determination. Austerities of mind and the three types of minds. Factors of emotional equilibrium. The four forms of worship and three kinds of worshippers.
YOGA exhibit highlights "principals of Pure Soul" for attaining holistic wellness. It presents the basis of the Atma and the four paths of spiritual practice as prescribed in Shrimad Bhagavad-Gita. The union with self is Yoga and the four paths of Yoga are Karma, Gnana, Dhyana and Bhakti. Karma yoga describes the path of action, Gnana yoga describes the path of knowledge, Dhyana yoga describes the path of meditation and Bhakti yoga describes the path of devotion in the pursuit of union with self. In this exhibit the participants shall learn the following. The doctrine of rebirth and reincarnation. The law of Karma and its five factors. The principle of Gnana and its components. The process of Dhyana and its essentials. The practice of Bhakti and its methods.
Gita Vidya Program is designed and developed by Mr. Gopi V. Prasad in three parts namely the DEHA, GNANA and YOGA to highlight the principles of sound body, sound mind and pure soul respectively. After going through various translations of Bhagavad-Gita, he did the graphic interpretation of 140 shlokas under 17 thematic topics. Gopi has an MBA in Global Management from the Bremen University of Applied Sciences, Germany. He serves as faculty to academic and spiritual institutions in India, Europe and America. His experience in the field of Education has led to the creation of the G-Education model, which he applies in the development and dissemination of structured learning programs such as this one. His interests include writing, singing and drawing. Gopi is involved in community service and voluntarily supports the social and spiritual organizations in India and Europe. He is the recipient of the Sri Sardar Patel Award in the year 2010.