“The conference especially inspired me because there was such a variety of devotees coming from different parts of the world and different educational institutes,” says Syama Sakhi. “But they all came together with open hearts and minds to learn from each other, help each other, support each other, and share their successes. One could feel the unity in diversity. And that was very inspiring.”
Bhaktivedanta College, Class of 2013: five unique students from Serbia, Australia, Spain, and Italy. All five express gratitude and relate experiences from their three years at Bhaktivedanta College as part of the Radhadesh community. The college staff, students, and community members also reflect on their appreciation for each of the graduating students. This video was prepared by Hilary Tapper, one of the Bhaktivedanta College BA graduates in Vaishnava Theology and Religious Studies. This is her way of presenting the students, highlighting their e
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When you heard about Bhaktivedanta College, why did you come all the way from Mayapur to Belgium for your studies? I heard about the College through some family friends. I was deciding on colleges at the time, and the idea of getting a certified degree from an internationally accredited university [Lampeter University], while learning more about the philosophy I follow, sounded like a perfect deal. Did you have any other considerations about your education? Yes, I did. I’ve always loved literature, language, and psychology, so my sights were s
Conference Details for Delegates The Annual Conference is a European event with international participation. It started in 2012, sponsored by Bhaktivedanta College, the i-Foundation and the ISKCON Ministry of Education. The Conference has four main aims: To advocate the benefits of education to evolving Krishna Conscious communities To promote the study of education as a credible, rigorous and useful academic discipline To encourage and participate in practical collaborative projects To nurture a community of professional, ISKCON-related educationis
Bhaktivedanta College is quickly developing its online facilities. The first course to be offered in this manner was the Bhakti Sastri program in 2011, followed by the Certificate in Bhakti Yoga Studies in 2012. The GBC’s Disciples Course” was also offered. On September 13th 2013, however, Bhaktivedanta College will begin offering a degree course online for the first time: its B.A. in Theology and Religious Studies (TRS). The online version of the course will be offered through Moodle (bcoc.bhaktivedantacollege.com/), a Virtual Learning Environment.
For higher grades you are expected to independently and critically reflect on and problematise the topic that you have selected using the theoretical literature that you have been given, showing a good degree of understanding of various perspectives and analytical sophistication.
The morning classes: studying the figure, life drawing from a model, color, oil painting procedure, portrait painting, painting from life, composition, values, landscape, painting the landscape from nature, principles of transcendental figures, and the study of cloth, tone, and values.
The afternoon classes: developing and creating original transcendental painting. The instructors will be painting alongside their students, so everyone can observe the process. Personal instruction will be given to students to guide and develop their artistic abili