Bhakti Shastri (Engish)

Course Description

We have designed Bhakti Sastri course for those devotees who have been sincerely practicing Krishna consciousness and wants to systematically study Srila Prabupada’s

  • Bhagavad-Gita,

  • Nectar of Devotion,

  • Nectar of Instruction and

  • Sri Isopanisad.

This course will not only enhance your sastric knowledge & understanding and thereby make you more determined in practicing Krishna consciousness but to make you potent to convey Gaudiya Vaishnav principals to the society.

Bhakti Sastri degree will be provided to the qualified students from the ISKCON Board of Examination.

Course Contents: In-depth study of Bhagavad-gītā, Śrī Īśopanisad, Nectar of Devotion and Nectar of Instruction

Course materials : Bhakti Sastri Students Handbook

Assessment plan : 6 Closed Book Exams, 6 Sloka Recitation tests, 12 open book Exams & Classroom Attendance

"In this way you have to understand, by studying carefully the philosophy. We have got so many books now and I want all of my disciples to read them carefully. Soon we shall be instituting Bhakti-sastri examinations and all brahmanas will have to pass. So utilize whatever time you find to make a thorough study of my books."

(Letter from Srila Prabhupada to Upendra, 7th July 1976)