Jaya Row



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Fast Facts
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Function: 
Spiritual Teacher
Traditions: 
Vedanta
Main Countries of Activity: 
India
Date of Birth: 
13/02/1953
Place of Birth: 
India
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
Yes

Biography

Mrs. Jaya Row is the founder of Vedanta Vision and Founder- Managing Trustee of Vedanta Trust. Vedanta Vision is dedicated to the promotion of Vedanta, Indian philosophy - the oldest management school in the world. Vedanta is a science of living that empowers each individual to achieve success, happiness, growth and fulfilment.

She has spent nearly thirty years in the study and research of Vedanta. She has a first class academic record in Microbiology and has had a distinguished management career which she renounced to devote herself full time to the interpretation and re-presentation of Vedanta for the modern generation. Mrs. Row has helped change people's concept of Indian scriptures. From that of obsolete texts of bygone ages only to be revered, to that of a living, vibrant prescription for success, happiness and personal growth. From being a solace for the aged to an invaluable guide to the youth.

She uses her background of Science and Management to communicate Vedanta effectively to the educated elite. Her seminars for corporate executives have had a deep impact. She has been rated best speaker at several prestigious Conferences. Her seminars help evolve a management style that is not only successful but uniquely Indian. Creating the most valued of corporate assets - the fulfilled, dynamic human being - a person of impeccable character, integrity and maturity.

Her discourses on the Bhagavad Gita draw large audiences in India and abroad. She addresses elite groups of industrialists, businessmen, the Consular Corps and other expatriates. As well as the student community. These discourses are sponsored by leading corporate bodies like the Tata Group - Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces, HDFC, Asian Paints, Unichem Laboratories, Piramal Enterprises etc.

Mrs. Row is committed to the tapping of the intangible wealth of India and projecting it to the world to enhance the brand equity of the nation. Travelling to most of the English-speaking world her discourses are widely acclaimed. In the USA, UK, Australia, Middle East, South Africa as well as the cities of India.

She is dedicated to bringing Vedanta to the Youth. She has pioneered residential Camps tailored to the needs of the young. Her weekly classes attract a large student community from premier educational institutions. She has lectured at Business Schools at Purdue University and Washington University in the US and at Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research and Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies.

Her lectures telecast by Aastha channel have brought her a dedicated viewership from all over India and overseas as well.

She has been honoured with the Harit Rashi Award by the Maharana Mewar Foundation in recognition of her contribution to society. The other awardees were the Dalai Lama, Richard Attenborough, Anna Hazare and other luminaries.

She incorporates a unique blend of scholarly knowledge with real-world pragmatism. She is a skilful orator and challenges people to look beyond the mundane and secular and reach for the permanent and more meaningful aspects of life. She peppers her discourses with apt examples - making for easy understanding, retention and application of Vedanta in everyday life.

Sources: 
Vedantavision.org

Teachings

What is Vedanta ?

Vedanta is the world's foremost school of thought on self-management. It finds its origin in the Vedas, the ancient scriptures of India. Vedanta is a universal knowledge applicable to people from all walks of life irrespective of their nationality, culture and religious background.

Passed on from generations of Himalayan rishis, sages, the eternal principles of Vedanta are as valid today as they were centuries ago. And it is this message of the masters that we bring to you today.

Sculpt Your Future

Vedanta says you are the master architect, designing both the inner edifice of character as well as the outer structure of circumstance. You may have inadvertently designed your present performance. Now, armed with the knowledge of Vedanta - the science of human perfection - you can weave excellence into your life.

The Mind - Uncharted Waters

You may have dream qualifications, loads of talent and the right break. Yet the kick-start sometimes turns into a sputter. You seem to be going through life with one foot on the accelerator, the other on the brake. You invest enormous effort to rise to a level of success. But your mind plays truant and spoils the party. Vedanta takes the foot off the brake and enables you to cruise to your destination. Your greatest leverage to success is your own mind. Master your mind. Set the course yourself. And set sail smoothly.

Enjoy!

You believe the more you have the more you will enjoy. So you go all out and indulge. Ironically the more you splurge the less you enjoy. Experiences that thrill on the first encounter pall with the tenth. Vedanta restores the joy in life with its uncanny formula - regulated interaction with sense objects. So that you retain the thrill of the first contact till the very end.

Wine & Roses

You embark upon life looking for days of wine and roses. Do they turn into days of whine and neuroses? You want happy, meaningful relationships. But desire and ego put you on a collision course with others. Vedanta helps forge alliances through understanding. You move from isolation to communication and communion.

Insights that Empower

Just as laws govern the world outside, laws operate in the realm of the mind. Ignorance does not exempt you from their effects. Vedanta introduces you to the laws governing your inner world. With these insights, you become empowered to shape the direction of your life.

Relinquish to Relish

Vedanta extols the virtues of renunciation. Without this no achievement is possible. Renunciation is not giving up what you enjoy. It is gaining access to your own higher aspirations. Fulfilling avenues blocked by unworthy distractions. Renunciation is not life-denying but life-enabling. Reaching…

The Blissful Core of Your Being

Finally Vedanta takes you through meditation to the realm of the Infinite. This is the essential nature of every human being. Your core. Boundless you are and will not settle for any less, driven by the nostalgia for the Infinite. Vedanta takes you to that supreme Goal - one step at a time.

So connect with Vedanta. Transform your life from one of mediocrity to that of excellence.

Vedanta provides techniques of self-management that harness your potential, help master your mind, inspire you to excel, equip you to deal with life's challenges, and build meaningful relationships.

Sources: 
Vedantavision.org

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Books & Media

Recommended Books: 
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Profile of the Perfect Person

by Jaya Row

(Paperback)

The Bhagavad Gita : A Melody Divine Michelangelo said that inside every block of stone dwells a beautiful statue. The Bhagavad Gita is a divine song that helps unravel the beauty within you. It helps you to discover the magic potency of self-governance. It enriches you from within. Carl Jung said, Who looks outside dreams, who looks inside awakes. The world converges to that rare person who has empowered himself and tapped his inner resources. Such a person achieves success effortlessly. He is happy and evolves to his full potential. Without cultivating your inner resources you feel inadequate, incomplete. It is only with inner unfoldment that you experience true power. You are not the human being going through a spiritual experience; you are the very Spirit. The Gita brings you back to the cognition of your true potential. You become a Perfect Person.