The Center for Dharma Studies (CDS) was founded with the support from Mira and Ajay Shingal. The CDS is a programmatic Center through which the GTU offers its MA and expansive Ph.D. programs in Hindu Studies, Jain Studies, and Yoga Studies. CDS is the first such center in the nation, and is also a hub for Dharma & Sustainability Studies, promotes interdisciplinary scholarship, and supports interreligious interchange and understanding.