Gujarat University's Sanskrit department will soon launch certificate course in Vastushastra, Karmakandi and Astrology with the aim of churning out experts in ancient sciences. The course will be launched in August, sources said. Kamlesh Choksi, department head, stated that the course will of six month duration and the classes will be conducted on weekend at the varsity.
"Even when every Hindu household requires the service of karmakandi, we do not have many trained people to do the rituals. People with half-baked knowledge perform the rituals. So, we thought of starting a course to train experts with authentic knowledge in the area," said Choksi. Choksi and GU Vice Chancellor M N Patel addressed the media on Tuesday and said that the varsity has joined hands with a trust to provide expertise to train students in karmakand, he stated.
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