HCI is proud to launch the inaugural certificate course for Counselor of Hindu Tradition (CHT). The trained and certified counselors will provide services, rooted in Bhagavad Gita, to hospitals, college students, assisted living centers and families in the Bay Area. The counselors will practice and serve the community and will also utilize HCI web resources and peer networking of counselors. Limited Seats


Learn the application of Hindu Tradition and wisdom to the needs of families and elders in the Bay Area.


  • Learn to Serve the community and grow in the process.

  • Live and online classes on thirty Sundays in one-year.

  • Open to all community-service-minded individuals of all backgrounds, experiences, ages, and gender. College degree and community service experience are required.

  • Learn from a world-class faculty of practitioners and experts from contemporary subjects of psychology, compassion, humanities, quality of life, healthcare, and Hindu wisdom.

  • Practice as part of the CHT network and continue to evolve in your sub-specialty.


  • Certificate Course on “Counselor of Hindu Tradition” or (CHT) (starting 2018)

  • Online Directory of “Hindu Rites & Samskaras” and Service Providers (early- 2019)

  • Recommended lists of  Books for all age groups (mid-2019)

  • HCI Distinguished Lecture Series (mid-2019)

Hindu Community Institute is a 501c(3) non-profit California corporation dedicated to service learning