24 Month Bhakti Sastri Course
- Bhagavad Gita
- Nectar of Instruction (Updeshamrita)
- Nectar of Devotion (Bhakti Rasamrita Sindhu) – first 19 chapters
The duration of the course is 24 months. There will be an interactive learning session of 3 hours on every Sunday at ISKCON Auckland temple.
The course consists of 6 modules & each module will have a fee of $60. However, if there is a genuine financial hardship situation then this fee or a part of it can be waived. Please write to firstname.lastname@example.org for scholarships.
“Listeners” who wants to attend the classes but does not want to go through examinations or receive the certificate will have fee of $35 per module.
Entry criteria for this degree course
- The student should be chanting 16 rounds of Hare Krishna Maha mantra every day.
- The student should be following 4 regulative principles of no meat eating, no intoxication, no gambling & no illicit sex.
- The student should complete the attached registration form.
- The student should provide a recommendation letter from his/her mentor, spiritual master or other ISKCON authority.
If the student is very keen to do the course but does not currently fit in the first 2 criteria then he/she can be exempted for first 4 months, at the end of which he/she needs to come to this standard otherwise they will be moved to “listener” level.
Assessment consists of
- Memorisation of key verses.
- Open book assignments (which includes question/answers & writing short essays).
- Closed book examinations at the end of each module.
Passing marks are 65% in each module.
For more information and enrolments please contact Suhrt Krishna Das on email@example.com
The following PDF forms need to be downloaded and completed by students prior to admission:
Schoology is an online learning management platform which we will be using for the Bhakti Sastri course.
What can you do on this platform?
- You can get reference material for the course.
- You can exchange messages with other course attendees & facilitators.
- You will receive assignments through it.
- You can submit your assignment responses.
- You will also get the score & feedback through it.
- See our Schoology page for more info »