Bhaktivedanta Vidyapitha 2018-2020
Hare Krishna Dear Devotees
Please accept our humble obeisances
All glories to Srila Prabhupada
BVVP is a two year training program at ISKCON Govardhan Eco Village that facilitates the systematic study of Srimad Bhagavatam and Caitanya Caritamrta.
The course works on a 5S model as given below.
REFERENCE BOOKS: Srimad Bhagavatam and Chaitanya Charitamrita By His Divine Grace Srila Prabhupada and Sarartha Darshini By Srila Visvanath Cakravarti Thakur
Degrees awarded: Bhakti Vaibhav
Qualification: Bhakti sastri and a sincere desire to study Srila Prabhupada’s books.
Mentorship facility is provided to hear the concerns of the students to keep them happy and inspired in their study.
Statistics: Since its inception in 2012, over 130 enthusiastic students availed this BVVP full time training facility at GEV.
Enrolment fees: Nominal fee of INR 50,000 for one year.
Recommendation letter from the respective temple authorities is needed.
NOTE: For those who are interested to enroll for the first 6 cantos only (Bhakti Vaibhav Course) may also register themselves. The course duration would be 8 months at a nominal fee of INR 30,000.
BVVP outside GEV: Apart from the two-year full time residential course at GEV, BVVP also conducts the Bhakti Vaibhav courses (SB Cantos 1-6) at ISKCON Pune, Kolkata, Kanpur, Chowpatty, Nigdi and Belgaum to meet the needs of devotees who could not afford a two year full time course. Currently over 280 devotees are utilising this facility.
BVVP Online course: BVVP also facilitates the study of online students who are provided with the chapter wise audio and video recordings of classes along with powerpoint presentations so that they may study at their own pace. The online students attend an online exam on each chapter before they get access to the study materials for the next chapter. Registration at http://www.vidyapitha.in. Currently over 2100 online students utilise this facility.
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In Your service
Gauranga Darshan Das
Dean, Bhaktivedanta Vidyapitha
ISKCON Govardhan Eco Village