This three-month course has been especially designed to familiarize you with the main themes and general content of four essential books for practicing bhakti-yoga: Bhagavad-gita, Sri Isopanisad, Nectar of Devotion (Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu), and Nectar of Instruction (Upadesamrta). In this way, you will be prepared for a more in-depth study of those books during your Bhakti-sastri course.
Living and worshiping in the temple, offering service, taking part in the community life and enjoying the association of experienced teachers, senior devotees, and visiting preachers, will surely enliven you and will give you a solid foundation in your devotional life.
Dates: March 1 – May 30. 2010
Fee: 20 € per month (participants perform full-time service in the temple and receive meals and accommodation)
- Introductions, explanations, and outlines for all four books;
- Coverage of all the main topics in each book;
- Five classes per week (17:30 – 18:30 hrs.);
- Bhakti-yoga in practice every day.