Chinmaya Eswar Gurukula for Indic Wisdom

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Welcome to the maternal home of Adi Shankaracharya, the great spiritual luminary, and the torchbearer of the renaissance of Vedanta couched in reason and logic. It is fitting that this is the Headquarters of the Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth. Set in an extensive compound of 10 acres in Kerala’s lush, green country-side, amidst temple shrines and lily ponds, the CEG campus offers a serene ambience that attracts aspirants who come in search of peace and solitude from the world over.

Programmes @ Eswar Gurukul: This campus offers programmes, not only in the field of Sanskrit, but also addresses the needs of current day education in areas such as Society, Commerce, Management and Psychology. Our goal, here, is to empower students with a sound understanding of Ancient Indian Knowledge Traditions and their practical applications, along with relevant modern subjects.

The path ahead for a graduate from these courses is as follows:

  • Gain an in-depth knowledge of Sanskrit and Ancient Indian Knowledge Traditions leading to PG and PhD level degrees in the respective domains, and to eventually become a torch bearer of Ancient Indian Knowledge Traditions through teaching and research.
  • Broaden one’s skill set in modern-day subjects of Management, Psychology, Commerce and others by pursuing PG programs before taking up employment.
  • Join Public or Private Sector enterprises to contribute to self-development as well as nation building.
  • Be an entrepreneur in the social or business domain by contributing to the economy.


Life @ the campus: Here, set amidst God’s Own Country, this place hosts workshops in the areas of Sanskrit, Vedanta, Yoga and other allied fields to provide a platform for the scholars and Acharyas to showcase their years of research. When you come here as a student, you get enchanted by the beauty as you become part of a caring family. CEG provides comfortable, twin sharing accommodation in separate hostels for boys and girls.

Location: The Kochi campus is situated at a distance of 47 km from Kochi International Airport and 28 km from Ernakulam South Railway station. Public buses, taxis and autorickshaws are available for the students to travel to Ernakulam. Train connections to Mumbai, Goa, Bengaluru, Chennai and other cities of India are plentiful. Some of the trains do stop at Piravom Road Railway station that is only 5 km away to the campus.

Unless we have a definite faith in the goal of our existence, and unless we believe, work for, and actually come to experience the goal positively as an existent factor, there is no hope of any plan becoming successful. —Swami Chinmayananda
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