The Art of Living Vedic heritage school is dedicated to Veda and Agamic studies; it offers a curriculum which is a blend of ancient sciences and modern subjects. The Vedic scriptures are a treasure-house of learning and knowledge which needs to be revived and handed over to coming generations.
For this reason Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar established The Veda Agama Samskrutha Maha Patashala, which has trained 169 students in 8 batches till date. The school offers 8 year program based on the syllabus prescribed by Karnataka Samskrutha University. Students are taught Veda, Jyotisha Shastra, Sanskrit, supported by one year of internship. For their all round development students are also provided training in English, Computers and Carnatic Vocal Music. Since 2015 Post graduate studies have also been introduced.
The Art of living provides free education, hostel and library facilities, satvik food, and medical care to students along with free access to Art of Living children and teen courses. The present batch consists of 320 students who are taught by qualified Veda instructors. On completion of the program, graduates can perform poojas, pursue higher Vedic studies or choose to become instructors.