Bhakti-sastri Teachers Training Course

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We require a reference from your Temple President or other local authority. Once you have submitted your registration, we will send them our standard reference questionnaire by email. Please contact your authority separately, and let them know to expect this email. They should complete it and send by return email as soon as possible. Please note that you will not be able to begin your course unless we have received this reference.


01.03.2020 - 02.03.2020

Service Charges:
Rs. 1,500

This 2 day comprehensive course equips devotee with the knowledge, skills, and values to facilitate an ISKCON Board of Examiners approved Bhakti-sastri by building on the learning of the VTE Teacher Training Courses 1 and 2 and on each student’s experience of systematic śāstric study and practicing bhakti.

Students will enter into an in-depth and transformational exploration of the internal development Bhakti-śāstri facilitators should undergo in order to inspire their students’ spiritual growth most effectively. Śrīla Prabhupāda made it clear that he implemented the śāstric degrees within ISKCON primarily to give full facility to his followers to make spiritual advancement and become strong and steady preachers. The course facilitation focuses on fulfilling Śrīla Prabhupāda vision by empowering participants to become deep devotees, entering the classroom with sufficient bhakti-śakti to make meaningful impacts upon the hearts of their students.

Each participant will write a Bhakti-śāstri lesson plan for the course assessment, and the course facilitator will give detailed feedback as part of the grading process.


Class Timings – 10.30 am to 1.30 pm and 4 pm to 6pm

Venue – Mayapur Institute Campus, Taranpur Road