Bhaktivedanta Vidyapitha 2019-2021

Hare Krishna Dear Devotees

Please accept our humble obeisances
All glories to Srila Prabhupada

Bhaktivedanta Vidyapitha Research Center offers a two year residential training program at ISKCON Govardhan Eco Village that facilitates the systematic study of Bhakti Scriptures and inculcating Vaishnava Culture.

The course works on a 5S model as given below.


    • SADHANA [Regulated Practices of Bhakti yoga]: Morning Program (Mangala arati, Japa, Darshan, Guru puja, Temple SB class)
    • SVADHYAYA (Scriptural Study): 
        • Sravanam (Hearing Scriptures): BVVP classes (One chapter/day) and Retreat seminars
        • Mananam (Recollecting Scriptures): Closed book Exams, Weekly Revision classes, Canto Overview
        • Nidhidhyasanam (Contemplating on Scriptures): Open book Exams & Assignments
        • Pathanam (Learning Scriptural verses): Sloka memorization classes, Daily Recitation
      • Kirtanam (Speaking on Scriptures): Presentations by the students
    • SEVA [Service]: Deity sevas, Cleaning, Weekend dept. sevas & BVVP Projects
    • SANGA [Good Association]: Daily group study, BVVP Retreats & Get-togethers
    • SADACHAR [Vaisnava Behavior]: The overall Vaisnava behavior the student inculcates through the above 4S. Weekly Sadachar classes.



(Bhagavad-Gita, Nectar of Devotion, Nectar of Instruction and Sri Isopanishad)

ELIGIBILITY: Recommendation from ISKCON Authority

DURATION: 29th June 2020 to 6th November 2020 (5 months)

CONTRIBUTION: Rs. 15,108 (stay, prasad)

  • Study Bhagavad Gita along with Gita Subodhini, a guide book based on commentaries by Acharyas, compiled by HG Gauranga Darshan Prabhu
  • Learn Nectar of Devotion by referring to the original verses and flow from Bhakti Rasamrita Sindu, translated by HH Bhanu Swami Maharaj
  • Special classes on Vaishnava Character in evenings


Gita Subodhini, Gita Ratnamala, Student Handbook.


(Srimad Bhagavatam Cantos 1 to 6)

ELIGIBILITY: Recommendation from ISKCON Authority & Bhakti Shastri

DURATION: 4th January 2021 to 8th October 2021 (10 months)

CONTRIBUTION: Rs. 28,508 (stay, prasad)

  • Study along side the Bhagavata Subodhini series (4 volumes)
  • Includes Sloka Recitation classes, special seminar on Monsoon in Vrindavan, Damodarastakam, Retreats, etc.
  • Special classes on Vaishnava Character in evenings


Bhagavata Subodhini, Bhagavata Ratnamala Part 1 and 2, Student Handbook 1 and 2.

Those interested in registering for these full time residential course for males, may email,

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In Your service
Gauranga Darshan Das
Dean, Bhaktivedanta Vidyapitha
ISKCON Govardhan Eco Village

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