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The Mira and Ajay Shingal Center for Dharma Studies (CDS)

The GTU’s Mira and Ajay Shingal Center for Dharma Studies (CDS) represents the leading edge in interdisciplinary and interfaith academic programs of the Hindu world. Highlighting theology, ethics, spiritual paths, world engagement, and the in-depth study of ancient, classical, and contemporary Hindu texts, thought, and practice, the CDS offers the vast richness of the Hindu world to scholars and students of these and other traditions.

Degree Programs

Learn more about the degrees and certificate programs offered by the CDS.

People at CDS

Meet the faculty, staff, students and alumni that make up the CDS.


Find out about scholarships available for students studying at the CDS.

A Play for the End of the World: A Conversation with Author Jai Chakrabarti

Please join us for a conversation between Jai Chakrabarti and Dan Schifrin about Chakrabarti's new novel, A Play for the End of the World. This is a joint program between the Center for Jewish Studies and the Center for Dharma Studies.

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