AGASTYA HOUSE

Educational Philosophy


This house is named after vedic sage who had his hermitage on the northern bank of river Godavari and is believed to have introduced Aryan civilization to South India. He is one of the saptarishis who is often considered the father of traditional Indian medicine among many other streams of knowledge. He was a Siddhar who possessed the ashta siddhis or the eight supernatural powers. Siddha medicine system is believed to have been handed over to him by Lord Muruga, the son of lord Shiva and goddess Parvathi. He presented arms to Lord Rama and curbed the Vindhyas raising their head to obstruct the sun.

Red symbolises Force to reckon with.

KAUNDINYA HOUSE

This house is named after a famous sage who was a precocious youth and was acclaimed to have mastered three Vedas and excelled in the science of physiognomy. He was a royal court scholar during the reign of Sakya King Suddhodana in Kapilavastu. Kaundinya was the only scholar who unequivocally predicted upon the birth of Prince Siddhartha that the prince would become an enlightened Buddha. A clan and a gotra were named after him.

Yellow symbolises – Courage to chase the dreams.

PULASTYA HOUSE

This house is named after a rishi who is one among the ten Prajapatis or mind born sons of “Brahma”, and one of the Saptarishis in the first Manvantara. He received Vishnu Purana from Brahma and communicated to Parashara, who made it known to mankind. Sage Pulastya revealed why lord Vishnu had to take incarnation as Vamana on request of Bhishma. He also described the significance of Gayatri mantra and the origin of four prominent castes and described the virtuosity and religiousness among the inhabitants of earth.

Blue symbolises – Invisible power of life.

SANDILYA HOUSE

This house is named after a prominent rishi and the progenitor of Sandilya gotra. He was the son of sage Vasistha and grandson of Kashyapa. He was the composer of Shaa-ilya Upanishad. After severe penance the goddess Sharada is said to have manifested herself to confer upon him yagnopaveetham, an event that was commemorated in the temple of Sharada peeth. According to Bhagavata Purana he was instrumental in settling certain metaphysical doubts of King Parikshit of Hastinapur and King Vajra of Dwaraka.

Green symbolises – Leaving nobody behind.