Action in Kṛṣṇa Consciousness: Exploring Karma-yoga

By ISKCON Bhagavata Mahavidyalaya

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ISKCON Bhagavata Mahavidyalaya

ISKCON Bhagavat Mahavidyalaya aims to provide a facility for its members to study, practice, and disseminate the teachings of Srimad Bhagavatam, along with the writings of the Gaudiya Vaisnava acaryas and the branches of Vedic philosophy, culture, music and science in the context of Srila Prabhupada’s teachings. ISKCON Bhagavata Mahavidyalaya is located in Sri Govardhan dhama to systematically propagate the teachings of Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam and Caitanya-caritāmṛta to the society at large.

To accomplish the above mission, ISKCON Bhagavata Mahavidyalaya will facilitate philosophical training for adult residential and non-residential students through the traditional Vedic educational methods. ISKCON Bhagavat Mahavidyalaya has been inspired by the service and efforts of His Grace Gopiparanadhana Prabhu and His Holiness Gaur Krishna Gosvami Maharaja. Their dedication toward the study and the dissemination of the teachings of Srimad Bhagavatam is the torchlight guiding us forward to serve this mission.

Course Overview

Course Title:

Action in Kṛṣṇa Consciousness: Exploring Karma-yoga (BG Chapter 5)

Course Description:

Delve into the profound teachings of Karma-yoga as expounded in Chapter 5 of the Bhagavad Gita. This course, offered by ISKCON Bhagavata Mahavidyalaya, invites participants to embark on a comprehensive journey through the essence of action in Kṛṣṇa consciousness.

Course Contents:

  • Understanding Karma-yoga: Foundations and Principles
  • The Nature of Selfless Action: Insights from the Bhagavad Gita
  • Detachment and Renunciation: Key Tenets of Karma-yoga
  • Devotion in Action: Integrating Bhakti with Karma-yoga
  • The Yoga of Skillful Action: Navigating Life's Challenges
  • Liberation through Duty: Discovering Freedom in Service

Target Audience:

This course is open to anyone seeking deeper spiritual understanding and practical wisdom from the Bhagavad Gita.

Course Requirement:

There are no prerequisites for enrollment in this course. An open mind and a sincere interest in exploring the teachings of the Bhagavad Gita are all that's needed.

Important Guidelines for this Course:

  • Approach the material with humility and an eagerness to learn.
  • Practice self-reflection and introspection to integrate the teachings into daily life.

What Will Participants Gain from this Course?

  • A deeper understanding of Karma-yoga and its significance in spiritual evolution.
  • Practical insights into applying the principles of selfless action in daily life.
  • Enhanced spiritual awareness and a sense of connection with Kṛṣṇa consciousness.

Why Should One Undertake this Course?

  • Cultivate a profound understanding of Karma-yoga as elucidated in the Bhagavad Gita.
  • Discover practical strategies for living a life of purpose and fulfillment.
  • Deepen your spiritual practice and foster a closer relationship with Kṛṣṇa consciousness.

What Problems of the Participants are We Addressing Through this Course?

  • Lack of clarity on the concept of Karma-yoga and its practical application.
  • Struggles with integrating spiritual principles into daily life.
  • Seeking guidance on navigating life's challenges with wisdom and grace.

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