Courses & Activities

Ātma Vidyā is a Center based in Auroville in South India, started by Sonia Novaes and blessed by her master Pujya Swami Dayananda Saraswati, dedicated to the traditional teaching of Vedanta, Sanskrit, meditation, Mantra and Puja. Courses are administered in Portuguese and English with face-to-face and online classes in groups or individuals.


Vedanta examines the essential nature of the Self through a method of Listen, Reflection and Contemplation.
Immortality and Freedom from the cycle of life and death are revealed as the true nature of the human being and any form of life.


The chanting of Mantras and Stotras in Sanskrit language are profound ancient prayer. Through the harmonic rhythm, repetition and participation in the chanting, the mind reaches more clarity, concentration and tranquility.


Gītā chanting is a powerful tool for purification and for
integrating body, speech and mind. In addition, chanting
refines our mind and improves memory and concentration. Bhagavad Gītā is considered a crown jewel of Indian spiritual wisdom…


Sanskrit is the key to enter in the wide world of Indian
Traditional Culture. The Sacred Scriptures as well Secular Scriptures are found in Sanskrit language, thus a fundamental knowledge for Yoga and Vedanta students…


Every day you have an appointment with a lot of people. Once you start meditating, you can consider that you now have an appointment with the Lord in the mornings. It is an appointment with myself. To have an appointment with myself…


Pūjā is one of the most beautiful ways to express yourself to God. This traditional ritual recognizes the presence of an order and makes an offering of five elements. The shapes, colors, fragrances and sounds of various items of the worship…