Bhakti Shashtri

By Gauranga Darshan Das

The Bhakti Shastri course has four Subjects that are taught in 6 modules as shown below along with the weightage of assessments for each book.

Books covered:

  1. Bhagavad-gita
  2. Nectar of Instruction (Sri Upadesamrita)
  3. Sri Ishopanisad
  4. Nectar of Devotion (Sri Bhakti Rasamrita Sindhu)

Six Modules:

  1. Bhagavad Gita – Chapters 1-6 (BG1)
  2. Bhagavad Gita – Chapters 7-12 (BG2)
  3. Bhagavad Gita – Chapters 13-18 (BG3)
  4. Nectar of Instruction (NOI)
  5. Sri Isopanishad (ISO)
  6. Nectar of Devotion (NOD)

The students can do assessments of a module only after completing the assessments of the previous module. However, they can continue to attend the classes.

DurationOne year

  • This includes course work & assessments
  • Can be extended up to 6 months if some candidates need more time to complete assessments.

PlatformClasses are conducted on zoom every Saturday and Sunday

Dates: 8th Jan 2022 to 18th Dec 2022

Time: 4 to 5:30 pm IST

Eligibility to enroll:

  • A sincere desire to study and understand scriptures
  • Basic sastric knowledge and understanding
  • The practice of Krishna consciousness for at least one year
  • Chanting of 16 rounds & following 4 regulative principles
  • A recommendation letter from an ISKCON Authority/ temple president who knows the candidate well.

Teacher: Gauranga Darshan Das (Author | Dean, BVRC)

- We encourage the participants to join the classes live on zoom. Recordings are also provided, if you are unable to join sometimes for some reason.

Weightage of Assessments for certification:

  • Bhagavad Gita Chapters 1-6 - 20%
  • Bhagavad Gita Chapters 7-12 - 20%
  • Bhagavad Gita Chapters 13-18 - 20%
  • Nectar of Instruction (NOI) - 10%
  • Sri Isopanishad (ISO) - 10%
  • Nectar of Devotion (NOI) - 20%

- In order to get the Bhakti Shastri degree from the ISKCON Board of Examinations, the candidate has to secure 65% in each of the six modules within one and half years from the time of registration.

Curriculum


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  Student's Handbook
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  Bhagavad-Gita Module-1 (Ch 1-6)
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  Bhagavad-Gita Module-2 (Ch 7-12)
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  Bhagavad-Gita Module-3 (Ch 13-18)
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  Module-4 Upadeshamrita (The Nectar of Instruction)
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  Module-5 Sri Isopanisad
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