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VIHE Online Cosmology Seminar

Explore the Vedic Cosmos: An Online Seminar by Vrindavan Institute for Higher Education.

The Vrindavan Institute for Higher Education is proud to announce an enriching and enlightening opportunity for all devotees and enthusiasts of Vedic Cosmology. This educational journey will be led by the distinguished Giridhari Dasa, a member of the Bhaktivedanta Institute for Higher Studies research team and a PhD in Astronomy from Padua University (Italy).

Seminar Highlights:

1. Unveiling the Vedic Universe: Embark on a profound exploration of the Vedic Universe, as envisioned in ancient scriptures. Gain insights into its intricate structure, celestial bodies, and the divine order that governs it.

2. Vertical Arrangements of the Planets: Delve deep into the Vedic perspective on the vertical arrangement of planets within the cosmic hierarchy. Understand the significance of these celestial placements.

3. Description of Bhu-mandala: Explore the mystical concept of Bhu-mandala, the divine plane of existence. Discover its connection to the Vedic worldview and its role in cosmological understanding.

4. Loka-loka Mountain: Uncover the symbolism and significance of the Loka-loka Mountain in Vedic cosmology. Learn how it fits into the grand scheme of the universe.

5. Movements of the Sun: Gain insights into the intricate movements of the sun as described in Vedic scriptures. Understand the celestial dance that influences our earthly existence.

6. Srimad-bhagavatam and Astronomical Observations: Explore the synergy between the Srimad-bhagavatam and astronomical observations. Witness how ancient wisdom aligns with modern scientific understanding.


24 September to 9 October, 2023
Sunday to Friday: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm


- This seminar is open to all interested devotees and seekers of knowledge.
- A Bhakti-sastri certificate is mandatory for enrollment, ensuring a foundation in Vedic studies.


Giridhari Dasa (Tiziano Valentinuzzi) has a PhD Astronomy from Padua University (Italy) and has been studying Vedic scriptures for almost 30 years, researching on Vastu, Vedic Sciences, and Bhakti Yoga under the spiritual guidance of H. H. Radhanath Swami. He is a member of the Bhaktivedanta Institute for Higher Studies research team, where he studies the cosmology and astronomy of ancient Vedic texts.

About Contributions:

The contribution towards the course is INR 1,000. Please note that the contribution covers the study materials and administrative expenses connected with conducting the course. Classes are free of cost. You can send the contribution by bank transfer or UPI (Indian Nationals) or pay by international debit or credit card at

Please note that this payment is to be made once your admission is confirmed. If the payment is done prior to admission confirmation, it is done at your own risk and the VIHE is not liable to give a refund in case you are not admitted to the course.


To apply for the course, please fill the admission form here: Cosmology Seminar application form

Please write to or Whatsapp +91 89799 43134

Contact Information:
VIHE c/o ISKCON Goshala,
Parikrama Marg,
Raman Reti, Vrindavan,
Mathura Dist., 281121,
U.P., India

Phone: +91 89799 43134 (12-6pm IST)

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