BHAGAVAD GITA FUNDAMENTALS
This introductory course is a thematic overview of the philosophical basis of Bhakti as taught in the Bhagavad Gita. Over the course of 12 – 14 weeks, participants will read directly from the text and explore topics such as the soul, self-realization, karma and reincarnation, aspects of Divinity, relationships with God and others, and both our spiritual and material natures.
There will be both instructive and interactive components for participants to ask questions, share reflections, fun exercises which will help attendees develop a line of thought.
Bhakti-sastri is an essential course in Krsna consciousness that consists of the in-depth study of four books: Bhagavad-gita, Nectar of Devotion, Nectar of Instruction & Sri Ishopanisad.
Srila Prabhupada conceived of the Bhakti-sastri course as a part of brahminical training. It is meant for devotees who wants to get a systematic understanding of Srila Prabhupada’s books and thereby enhance both their knowledge and practice of Krsna consciousness and their ability to convey its message.
Aspirants are expected to chant 16 rounds constantly for last 1 year.