An online course was conducted by Sri M for the students and staff of IIT Delhi during the months of October and November 2020.
A Course on the Special Module on Civilisation – II : Inner Journey to Self-Discovery
Lecture 1 – ‘Exploring the Consciousness’
National Resource Center for Value Education in Engineering (NRCVEE),
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, India.
Session 3 of the online course for IIT Delhi took place on 2nd November 2020
Sri M begins the session by giving a detailed explanation about the essence of consciousness – Sat-chit-ananda and unending happiness – anantam anandam. He then speaks about Nivritti marga, turning inwards and Pravritti marga, turning outwards and how a balance of both would be ideal for one who is on the path for the search for truth. He also emphasises that the constant search for happiness is also a need for expansion and completeness.
He touches upon the teachings of Kabir and Jesus Christ and ends his discussion with a detailed explanation of the concept – Asthi Bathi Priya which is a term used by Sage Vyasa in the Brahma Sutras. His lecture is followed by a question and answer session with the students and staff of IIT Delhi.