Life
Decoded

Vedanta for the Modern Generation

A retreat at the Vedanta Academy for teens and young adults to uncover the secrets to win at life.

18 to 22 Dec 2022

"Living is an art, skill, technique. You need to learn and practise it. As you would to play a musical instrument or fly an aircraft."

- A Parthasarathy

An empowering opportunity to

  • make better choices
  • find happiness
  • discover the formula for success

What to expect

Who are we?

The Vedanta Academy was founded by Swami A. Parthasarathy in 1988. The Academy runs a continual three-year residential course in self-development.

Students from all over the globe with different cultural and academic backgrounds including graduates from world’s leading universities are enrolled in the course.

  • Swamiji

    Swami A. Parthasarathy is known as the go-getter's guru. He has been imparting Vedanta and its practical application to life around the world for over sixty years. He has addressed the Young Presidents’ Organisation, Oxford, NASA, World Bank, Google et al.

  • Sunandaji

    Sunandaji, daughter-disciple of Swamiji has been studying and researching Vedanta for four decades. She has addressed diverse audiences across five continents including Young Presidents’ Organisation, Harvard Business School, Ernst & Young.

The Life Decoded retreat is a unique event designed to provide a glimpse into the ancient Indian philosophy of Vedanta and its vital necessity in achieving success and enjoying life.

COVID SAFETY PRECAUTIONS : While all preparations will be made to host the retreat, the institutional and/or Government guidelines in the event of a COVID surge may result in cancellation or postponement of the event. Participants are required to email a negative RT-PCR test result one day prior to arrival. READ MORE

The test should be taken a maximum of 24 hours prior to departure. Participants are required to strictly observe all COVID preventive measures for a few days prior to arrival. Kindly note a negative RT-PCR report is mandatory for entry into the campus. Show less

  • Personal details
  • Medical details
  • Arrival & Departure details
  • Registration fee details
  • Reference and consent
  • Documents to bring

Kindly complete and submit one form per participant

To be filled in by the parent

Personal Details

NOTE: This retreat is designed for students who attend regular study class with our local Vedanta faculty. If you do not attend such regular study classes and would like to visit the academy or attend our other retreats kindly email visit@vedanta.info for further information.

The suggested age group for the Life Decoded Retreat at the Vedanta Academy is 9 years to 30 years. Kindly email events@vedanta.info or call +919372193930 for further details.

The suggested age group for Vedanta International Retreat is 16 years and above. Please contact events@vedanta.info or +919372193930 for further details.

Children between 9 & 11 years may participate, provided they are accompanied by either a parent or an elder sibling (16 years and above). Parent/elder sibling to kindly complete a seperate registration form.

Please fill a seperate form for your partner

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Medical Details

COVID Protocol

Participants are required to email a negative RT-PCR test result one day prior to arrival. The test should be taken a maximum of 24 hours prior to departure.Participants are required to strictly observe all COVID preventive measures for a few days prior to arrival. Kindly note a negative RT-PCR report is mandatory for entry into the campus.After arrival at the Academy:Depending on the risk assessment at the time of your arrival, you may be asked to remain masked during the first 48 hours of your stay on campus. Should you develop any COVID-like symptoms during the retreat, you may be asked to isolate and undergo a RT-PCR test. All participants who test positive would be required to exit the campus. Accordingly, please arrive with a plan in place for such an eventuality.

Arrival & Departure details

The Vedanta Academy Experience at the Vedanta Academy shall commence at  on  and conclude at  on . Participants are advised to plan their travel accordingly. Kindly await acknowledgement of this submission via email before finalising your travel arrangements.

Please indicate tentative travel dates below.

IMPORTANT NOTE: While all preparations will be made to host the retreat, institutional and/or Government guidelines in the event of a COVID surge may result in cancellation or postponement of the event. Please plan your bookings and travel accordingly.

Registration fee details

Reference and consent

No prior exposure

Heard a few lectures by Swamiji / Sunandaji / Alumni

Attended past retreat

Attend regular study classes

E-learning student

Website

Email

Whatsapp

Study Class

Met faculty at Ananda Spa

Other

I consent to the waiver of rights  and agree to the same.

I would like to be added to the Vedanta Database and receive information on forthcoming events. I agree to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy for the same.
  1. In consideration of Vedanta Cultural Foundation (“VCF”), an Indian non-profit charitable institution registered under the Bombay Public Trusts Act, 1950 permitting me to reside at the Vedanta Academy and participate in and benefit from the programs/activities conducted therein and elsewhere in India, I hereby (a) waive in favour of VCF, its trustees, employees, agents, students and/or volunteers (collectively the “VCF Representatives”) my rights against them and (b) agree not to institute any suit/proceedings against them, in connection with:
    • 1.1 My travel to, stay at and participation in all activities at the Vedanta Academy and all outings connected with or arranged by VCF and/or any of the VCF Representatives; and
    • 1.2 all treatment, assistance, whether medical or otherwise that I may receive by or at the instance of VCF and/or any of the VCF Representatives; and
    • 1.3 all hospitality including the consumption of any food and/or beverages offered by or on behalf of VCF and/or any of the VCF Representatives.
  2. In addition to the foregoing, I hereby authorize VCF to take photographs and videos of me and to publish and use them for its promotional materials and public relations activities and confirm that I shall not be entitled to any compensation for doing so;
  3. This waiver form comprises the whole and only agreement relating to the subject matter contained herein and has been provided irrevocably and for good and valuable consideration received by me, as set out above.
  4. This waiver form has been drawn and shall be interpreted and governed in accordance with the provisions of the laws of India which are in effect from time to time
  5. I have read, understood and accepted the terms of this waiver form and I voluntarily accept the terms and conditions stated above as a condition of my stay at the Vedanta Academy, whether continuously or from time to time as may be applicable, and participation in all the said programs/activities during such stay.
  1. In consideration of Vedanta Cultural Foundation (“VCF”), an Indian non-profit charitable institution registered under the Bombay Public Trusts Act, 1950 permitting me/ my ward to reside at the Vedanta Academy and participate in and benefit from the programs/activities conducted therein and elsewhere in India, I hereby (a) waive in favour of VCF, its trustees, employees, agents, students and/or volunteers (collectively the “VCF Representatives”) my / my ward’s rights against them and (b) agree not to institute any suit/proceedings against them, in connection with:
    • 1.1 My/ my ward’s travel to, stay at and participation in all activities at the Vedanta Academy and all outings connected with or arranged by VCF and/or any of the VCF Representatives; and
    • 1.2 all treatment, assistance, whether medical or otherwise that I / my ward may receive by or at the instance of VCF and/or any of the VCF Representatives; and
    • 1.3 all hospitality including the consumption of any food and/or beverages offered by or on behalf of VCF and/or any of the VCF Representatives.
  2. In addition to the foregoing, I hereby authorize VCF to take photographs and videos of me / my ward and to publish and use them for its promotional materials and public relations activities and confirm that I shall not be entitled to any compensation for doing so;
  3. This waiver form comprises the whole and only agreement relating to the subject matter contained herein and has been provided irrevocably and for good and valuable consideration received by me, as set out above.
  4. This waiver form has been drawn and shall be interpreted and governed in accordance with the provisions of the laws of India which are in effect from time to time
  5. I have read, understood and accepted the terms of this waiver form and I voluntarily accept the terms and conditions stated above as a condition of my / my ward’s stay at the Vedanta Academy, whether continuously or from time to time as may be applicable, and participation in all the said programs/activities during such stay.

Thank you for the submission

Documents to bring

PARTICIPANTS OVER 18 YEARS ARE REQUIRED TO:

  • EMAIL US NEGATIVE RT-PCR TEST ONE DAY PRIOR TO ARRIVAL. The test should be taken a maximum of 24 hours prior to departure.
  • PRESENT THE FOLLOWING UPON ARRIVAL:
    1. ORIGINAL IDENTITY PROOF THAT CARRIES A SIGNATURE
    2. PHOTOGRAPH

KINDLY NOTE: WE WOULD BE UNABLE TO ACCEPT PARTICIPANTS WITHOUT THE ABOVE

PARTICIPANTS UNDER 18 YEARS ARE REQUIRED TO:

  1. EMAIL THE FOLLOWING PRIOR TO ARRIVAL
    1. SCANNED COPY OF PARENTAL CONSENT LETTER WITH THE PARENT'S SIGNATURE

      (Parental consent letter will be emailed shortly)

  2. PRESENT THE FOLLOWING UPON ARRIVAL
    1. PRINT OUT OF PARENTAL CONSENT LETTER DULY SIGNED BY THE PARENT
    2. IDENTITY PROOF (THAT CARRIES A SIGNATURE) OF THE SIGNATORY
    3. PHOTOGRAPH OF THE PARTICIPANT

KINDLY NOTE: WE WOULD BE UNABLE TO ACCEPT PARTICIPANTS WITHOUT THE ABOVE

Thank you for your registration.

We appreciate your interest in the Vedanta Academy Experience event. Due to an overwhelming response we are unable to accept any further registrations at this time. If you would like to be added to the waiting list, kindly proceed with filling the form below. Should there be any cancellations we will reach out to you.

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