Allied Human Values Courses (HVPE)



Human Values Programs sourcing from/ on the basis of Madhyasth Darshan, Jeevan Vidya: 

A book by name ‘A Foundation course in Human Values and Professional Ethicspresenting a universal approach to value education through self-exploration‘ has been published by Excel Books.


Responsibilities in this book:

  • is based entirely on the teachings in Madhyasth Darshan by Shri A Nagraj
  • Conversion of these core-concepts into 7 day workshop format in English: GP Bagaria (based on earlier efforts by Shri Yashpal Satya)
  • Rendition and expansion in book form [Section I]: Shriram Narasimhan, with contributions by Kumar Sambhav, Anurag Sahay & Gowri Srihari
  • Writing of Section II – Kumar Sambhav and RR Gaur
  • Reviewed by: Rajeev Sangal


This book provides  very preliminary introduction to Madhyasth Darshan , draws fully from the proposals in Madhyasth Darshan (Jeevan Vidya) for its basic content and provides the same in a framework suiting the modern academic system.

This book can thus serve as a primer for students, so they may appreciate the need to Study Madhyasth Darshan in greater detail, based on the clarity and success in living achieved from the initial course.


A course based on this book and teachings is currently being implemented in about 28 Universities in India and Bhutan and plans are underway to start the same in a number of SAARC nations:


Human Values Course: This Preliminary course is being implemented  in about 30 Universities:

Institution State Institution State
Satavahana University AP HP Technical University HP
UP Technical University UP NIT, Raipur Chattisgarh
Jawaharlal Nehru Agricultural University MP Galgotia University Delhi
RV Scindia Agricultural University MP KL University AP
Punjab Technical University Punjab Jawaharlal Nehru Technical Univ AP
Royal University of Bhutan Bhutan IIIT, Hyderabad AP


Syllabus Links at University sites: (syllabus based on Jeevan Vidya, Madhyasth Darshan philosophy by Shri A Nagraj)

NPTEL website at IIT Madras:

Bundelkhand Institute of Engineering and Technology:

Krishna University:

Punjab Technical University:

Uttar Pradesh and Punjab:

Galgotias University

AP Government Website:

ppt on AP Govt website

Satavahana University:

Uttar Pradesh Technical University:

Jiwaji University, Gwalior:

Vikram Simhapuri University:

guru gobind singh indraprasth university:

Deen Bandhu University:

Himachal Pradesh Technical University:

Shivaji UNiversity:

Mahamaya Technical University

The above book on Universal Human Values cites the following references to Madhyasth Darshan literature:

A Nagraj, 1998, Jivana Vidya ek Parichaya, Jivana Vidya Prakasana, Amarkantak

A Nagraj, 1998, Vyawharvadi Samajshastra Jivana Vidya Prakasana, Amarkantak

A Nagraj, 1998, Avartansila Arthashastra Jivana Vidya Prakasana, Amarkantak

A Nagraj, 1998, Manava Vyawhara Darsana Jivana Vidya Prakasana, Amarkantak

A Nagraj, 1998, Manviya Samvidhana Sutra Vyakhya Jivana Vidya Prakasana, Amarkantak



National, International Conventions:

  • At IIT Delhi: A National Convention on ‘Human Values through Jeevan Vidya’ was conducted at IIT Delhi in association with IIT Kanpur and IIIT Hyderabad. This was attended by 70 vice-chancellors and directors including directors of these 3 institutes and inaugurated by the then President, APJ Abdul Kalam. Mr Kalam mentioned Jeevan Vidya as a ‘crucial input in education’ in his address to the nation on 15th August, 2006. See for details and

Madhyasth Darshan