Chakra Announcements

Study in Vrindavan
(Bhakti Sastri & Bhakti Vaibhava 2004)

by VIHE

Posted May 30, 2004

Vrindavan Institute for Higher Education
The International Society for Krishna Consciousness
Founder Acarya: His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

BEST PLACE -- VRINDAVAN!
BEST TIME -- CHATURMASYA!
BEST ACTIVITY -- STUDY OF THE BHAKTI LITERATURE!

Come and immerse yourself in the stream of truths of bhakti scriptures in Vrindavan, whose atmosphere is mercifully helping sadhakas to work on their inner growth. Enhance your preaching and spiritual practice with a better basis in acharyas' beautiful explanations.

*** Bhakti Shastri course ***

In-depth study of Bhagavad gita, Nectar of Devotion, Nectar of Instruction and Isopanisad. Srila Prabhupada wanted all the second-initiates to be Bhakti Shastris.

Dates: July 4 to October 28

Requirements: Good sadhana, brahminical tendencies, and a proficiency in English. You also must have a recommendation from a senior devotee who knows you well.

Fees: 7,500 Rupees (appr. $160) to help cover the expenses connected with conducting the course. This does not include room, prasadam, some study materials and Kartik courses.

To apply: Please write to vihe@pamho.net and register. Registration deadline is June 20.

*** Bhakti Vaibhava course ***

Study of the first six Canto of the Srimad-Bhagavatam. Do not stop at Bhakti Shastri. Dive into the generous ocean of Vedic conclusions.

Dates: July 4 to October 28 for the third year of the course (Canto 4), and December 12 to March 30 for the next first year (Cantos 1 & 2).

Requirements: Good sadhana, brahminical tendencies, Bhakti Shastri diploma (or its equivalent in special cases) and a proficiency in English. You also must have a recommendation from a senior devotee who knows you well.

Fees: 10,000 Rupees (appr. $210) to help cover the expenses connected with conducting the course. This does not include room, prasadam, some study materials and Kartik courses.

To apply: Please write to vihe@pamho.net and register. Registration deadline is October 20 for the next first year.

"Listener" category is available, for which the fee is Rs. 4,000 and Bhakti Shastri diploma is not required.

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Classes are held 5 to 6 days a week. Men and women have their classes together.

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For more detailed information please contact:

E-mail: vihe@pamho.net; Web site: http://vihe.org
Snail-mail: VIHE c/o Krishna Balaram Mandir,
Bhaktivedanta Swami Marg, Raman Reti,
Vrindavan, Mathura Dist., 281124, U.P., India
Phone: +91 (0565) 2540238 or 2540228

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Please kindly post this information on your temple board. Thank you!

Your servants at VIHE