Testimonials

Jayapataka Swami

I am deeply impressed and inspired by the quality of learning experiences that many devotees have undergone in taking either the Mayapur Institute B...


Anuttama das

I have taught the ISKCON Leadership and Management Course, as well the Communication Course, as part of the MI for almost 10 years.

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Devamrita Swami

Here in Mayapur, we have the Bhakti-sastri program. I have heard from so many devotees who have studied Bhakti-sastri here in the holy atmosphere of...


Laxmimoni dd

The MI provides an opportunity for young devotees, many of whom are just finishing their required, often mundane, education, to study Srila Prabhupa...


Sesa das

I am convinced that the MI will play a very significant role in shaping ISKCON's future.

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B.V.V. Narasimha Maharaja

My experience is that devotees, who attend the MI Bhakti-sastri Course, become competent preachers of our Krishna conscious philosophy. Many are est...


Bir Krishna Dasa Goswami

I see the MI as representing the future direction of the Krishna Consciousness Movement. It is extremely important that the devotees get a "systemat...


Sacinandana Swami

It is said "If you wish to invest in a person's future, then invest in his education!" This is true! I have met many of the students who took course...


Jayadvaita Swami
It's just a damn good program!...

Vedavyasapriya Swami

Our beloved spiritual master, Srila Prabhupada, was very impressed by Srila Visvanatha Chakravarti Thakur's commentary on Bhagavad-gita 2.41, the es...


Praghosa das

The MI is a wonderful project that has already benefited so many, however, it is but at the dawn of its development. The Hare Krsna Movement without...


Santi-parayana das (Laksmi-Nrsimha Polish Tour) | Bhakti-śāstrī Course (Men)

The integrity of the facilitators, their commitment to sastric study and their living according to Vedic ideals proved to be great models for person...


Kumar Athwani | Basic Bhagavad-gītā Study 2016
The course was conducted in a very systematic & simple way with good power point presentations. With all the chapters being mailed before hand, It made it easier to be prepared...

Premananda Behera | Basic Bhagavad-gītā Study 2016
The course is designed in a very simplified version so that one layman can understand easily. Moreover, the test question patterns are so nicely designed that if we read again and ...

Divya | Basic Bhagavad-gītā Study 2016
Presentations used in the course were mind blowing and overall flow of the course was good....

Lilasuka das | Bhakti-śāstrī Course (Men)

Although I have studied Srila Prabhupada's books for many years, taking this course has deepened my understanding and realizations in many ways. Bec...


Chaitanya Lila dd

The unit that dealt with ‘Prayers of Queen Kunti’, we learnt the mood of prayers and we can relate to it easily as we are also women. It tells us ho...


Arundhati Sarath

I enjoyed the course and the way Krishna Swarup prabhu would sing the slokas in different way and would ask if we liked it. I also like the fact tha...


Nisha Lalwani

We learnt a detailed analysis of Kunti Maharani's prayers with a lots of general philosophical knowledge as well as Slokas in different tunes with m...


Samiksa Khatri

The most important and the best part of Queen Kunti's prayers was when she asked Lord Krishna for more miseries and problems in her life (vipada). B...


Kaliya Krishna das (Australia and S.E. Asia) | Bhakti-śāstrī Course (Men)

The presentation on Bhagavad-gita was thorough and stimulating. During these three months, I've gained a better grasp of the details of Bhagavad git...


Bhakta Kevin (Ireland) | Bhakti-śāstrī Course (Men)

Philosophy that I did not fully understand has now become clear. Now I am more determined in my spiritual practices. I saw the conviction of the tea...


Krishna-kripa das | Bhakti-śāstrī Course (Men)

I would recommend the MI Bhakti-sastri Course as increasing one's personal spiritual health and desire to preach. The essays we had to write really ...


Navadvip Chandra das (Bhaktivedanta Manor, UK ) | Bhaktivaibhava Course (Module 1)

I found the Bhaktivaibhava Course to be interesting and inspiring. I benefited from the realizations of the other students and teachers, and was enc...


Gayatri Rochwani (Damodardesh)

Queen Kunti's prayers helped us understand how we want more and more material pleasure and happiness which is keeping us stuck in this material worl...


Navine Shyam (Bhaktivedanta Academy, Alachua, USA) | Bhakti-śāstrī Course (Men)

It was without a doubt the most wonderful experience of my life. I'm sure that either systematically studying Srila Prabhupada's books or residing i...


Santa-vigraha das (Trinidad) | Bhakti-śāstrī Course (Men)

I must say that the MI Bhakti-sastri Course exceeded my expectations. I thought it would be lectures with questions and answers, but it was so inter...


Kaivalya Sundari dd (New Talavan Farm, USA) | Bhakti-śāstrī Course (Ladies)

I am happy to be home, although I must say that attending the MI Bhakti-sastri Course was one of the most enriching things I have ever done. I am st...


Bhaktin Shalini (Ireland) | Bhakti-śāstrī Course (Ladies)

Philosophy I did not fully understand has become clear. Now I am more determined in my spiritual practices. I saw the conviction of the teachers in ...


Sita dd (Australia) | Bhakti-śāstrī Course (Ladies)

I'd say the MI Bhakti-sastri Course revolutionized my spiritual life. I'll never be the same after taking the course. Now I feel so strong, inspired...


Mahamantra das (Australia) | Bhakti-śāstrī Course (Men)

The course really sobered me, the way I see and deal with people. It was the teachers. They empowered and challenged me to apply what I was learning...


Vijaya dd (Bolivia) | Bhakti-śāstrī Course (Ladies)

It was the way the teachers taught: lots of group work and interactive learning, using music, art, and drama. At ninet...


Carudesna das (Ivory Coast, West Africa) | Bhakti-śāstrī Course (Men)

It is really great to study Srila Prabhupada's books in detail. Personally, the course is allowing me to be more confident when I'm preaching. I've ...


Visvambhara Caitanya das (Radhadesh) | Bhakti-śāstrī Course (Men)

To me MI (Mayapur Insititute) stands for (M)ost (I)ntimate, for the satisfaction I felt while studying Prabhupada's books was not ordinary but rathe...


Manasi Ganga dd (Nairobi, Kenya) | Bhaktivaibhava Course (Module 1)

As soon as I finished the course, I was ready to start all over again. Very interesting& enlivening.A course that I can be eternally a student.<...


Govinda Prema das (Nairobi, Kenya) | Bhaktivaibhava Course (Module 1)

The courses at MI are very inspiring; it made me understand the importance of systematic sastric study. These courses should be taught in all campus...


Kumari Kunti Janssens | Bhaktivaibhava Course (Module 1)

If you have ever wanted to dive off a two-story high, cliff-side waterfall with the heavy breeze swaying you to-and-fro as you look down the edge ag...