Author: Ananda Vrndavan dasi, teacher of Madhurya Kadambini course at Bhaktivedanta CollegeThe first series on Madhurya Kadambini course Nine stages of pure devotion to Krsna Rupa Gosvami delineates nine stages of pure devotion to Krsna, in which spiritual emotions first awaken and then gradually intensify to the point of unalloyed love: Persons develop pure faith (sraddha) Associate with pure devotees (sadhu-sanga) Perform unsteady devotional service to Krsna (bhajana-kriya) Under the guidance of a bona-fide spiritual master, they give up their unw
‘Attending Krishna’s Image’ is an invaluable resource for pujaris and for all who want to explore the ancient sacred tradition of serving Krishna in His merciful murti form. Our founder-acarya, Srila Prabhupada, was deeply concerned that our worship of Sri Vigraha does not deteriorate into galagraha or a sense of burden. This book can not only prevent that from happening but also further inspire worshippers on whichever level of practice and realization they may be. VIDEO: Krishna Kshetra Swami about the book Attending Krishna’s Image Su
Author: Janne Kontala, PhD (Jayananda das) based on Yoga-sutra 1.2 Introduction to Yoga Philosophy online course at Bhaktivedanta College Achieve a deeper concentration Our mind is in a constant state of flux: sometimes restless, sometimes dull, yet at other times focused, calm and clear. The process of yoga is meant to gradually elevate one from dullness to activity, and then from activity to clarity. Activity is not a stable platform: it easily relapses into dullness, or if activity increases too much, one becomes restless, unable to concentr
Beautifully structured course When I signed up for the Kirtan Course I had been leading kirtan for several years, had studied with some lovely teachers and yet felt something was missing. I had longed to dive deep into Mantra as well as develop my music skills. So, I decided to join the Kirtan Course at Radhadesh and was completely humbled by the experience. We were an intimate group of 12 students from around the globe and some came from as far as Argentina. There was a resident devotee who was able to advise us and answer any questions we had from
Authentic Yoga Teacher Training Course In case you haven’t noticed, yoga and particularly yoga teacher training courses have become the aerobics of the new millennia. But, there are very few authentic yoga teacher training courses available and a lot of research is required to find the right one. So, having practiced yoga for many years, I was delighted to learn that Bhaktivedanta College at Radhadesh would be holding their first 200-hour registered Yoga Teacher Training Course in June 2018. In addition, there was also a 6-week online Yoga Phi
Reflection – Day 1 Sacinandana Swami giving a brief overview of the teachings of the first day… A post shared by Sacinandana Swami (official) (@sacinandanaswamiofficial) on Jun 28, 2018 at 3:13pm PDT Reflection – Day 2 Sacinandana Swami gives a brief overview of what was being taught during day 2 of the Holy Name Retreat A post shared by Sacinandana Swami (official) (@sacinandanaswamiofficial) on Jun 29, 2018 at 3:48pm PDT Reflection – Day 3 Sacinandana Swami summarizes the teachings of Day 3 of the Holy Name Retreat in Radha
Bhaktivedanta College has invited them to record the online course which will be available in the next few months and we also thought that it would be wonderful if they can visit other places in Europe in person. Book your dates soon to not miss this opportunity!
Artists at all levels who want to connect with their creative and devotional sides, and experience bhakti through art, are welcome to attend the upcoming Transcendental Art Seminar at Bhaktivedanta College, Radhadesh.