Jagadguru Kripaluji University
In today’s context,people identify themselves with their profession, religion, race, nationality, language, region or sex. Rarely do they identify themselves as human beings. This narrow sense of self-identity leads to myriad schisms in the world. Spiritual knowledge, that is beyond all religions, rituals and dogmas, effects an elevation of the consciousness, leading to the embracing of Universal Values and an expanded self-identity.
Such a knowledge brings about a change in the outlook of people and make them see divinity in every aspect of life. Jagadguru Kripalu University will, therefore, aim at making students look beyond narrow geographical barriers and consider the entire Universe as their own family (vasudhaiva kutumbakam).. Such lofty ideals were embedded in the ancient Indian system. The education at Jagadguru Kripalu University will be a happy blend of both the ancient and the modern which will help students develop into global citizens.
The mission of the University shall be to achieve the following objectives:
- To provide world-class education in secular fields such as Humanities, Sciences, Technology, Medicine, Indian Culture and Performing Arts.
- To create centers of excellence of global standards in the above secular fields that will teach students at the national and international level.
- To develop the knowledge base by promoting research in the above fields, to help capitulate Orissa and India as leaders in the impending knowledge-based society.
- To innovate, develop and offer world-class spiritual education in the fields of Vedic Sciences, Yogic Sciences, Mind-management, and Naturopathy.
- To promote moral values, human ethics and service orientation in all students of the University, to make them exemplary citizens of the country and the world. To teach Yogic Sciences and Mind-management to all students of the University, their physical, mental and intellectual well-being.
- To create a new career option for like-minded youth in the fields of Vedic Sciences, Yogic Sciences, Mind-management, and Naturopathy. To train brilliant, dynamic and service-oriented teachers in these fields, with the potential of conducting such classes for corporate houses, industries, educational institutions and the general public.
- To develop a Centre for Continuing Education for the benefit of women, the disabled and those who cannot undergo the regular courses.
- To run job-oriented certificate and diploma courses.
- To function as a learning resource centre.
- To undertake inter-disciplinary studies with respect to Humanities, Sciences, Technology and in other fields.
- To provide opportunities for sharing of knowledge by conducting national level and international level conferences and seminars.
- To enter into mutually beneficial relationships with Industrial establishments, Corporate bodies and Public Sector undertakings.
The need for Jagadguru Kripalu University
Imparting education that gives rise to self-belief and faith:The present educational system in India gives the students, knowledge but not enough wisdom; jobs but not occupation; money but not happiness; ambition but not contentment. Education should lead to inner awakening and the realization of one’s own potential to the maximum extent. The inner awakening and the right knowledge should be put to good use for the benefit of humankind. This requires:
- Providing the students a strong base in theoretical knowledge.
- Involving students in practical training that will make them apply the theory they have learnt.
- Providing students with hands on experience in Industry
- Encouraging students to undertake Projects and come up with innovative techniques.
- Training the students in creating miniature models that can work under a given environment.
Jagadguru Kripalu University will evolve enlightened, self-reliant, knowledge oriented citizens who will be ready to take up the responsibility as world leaders and guide the destinies of nations.It will strive:
- To identify the hidden talents in every student
- To provide opportunity for holistic personality development
- To impart modern Management techniques
- To develop leadership skills
- To develop a sense of social responsibility
- To create an awareness on the opportunities available for Entrepreneurs
- To provide a platform for Academic Excellence