A second chance - The story of a near death experience

By Atma Rama Gauranga das

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Course Duration

22 Hours


90 Minutes

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6:30 PM to 7.30 PM IST

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About the Teacher


Atma Rama Gauranga das

Atmarama Gauranga Das is from Iskcon NVCC Pune. He came in Krishna a consciousness in 2005 after reading Bhagwat Gita. Currently he is performing various services- Congregation Counselor, preaching in colleges like IIT Powai, BJ medical college etc. He has done his engineering from Kurukshetra University, MBA and PhD from Indian Institute of Foreign trade. He is working with Tata Consultancy services as Account Director. His good wife Leela Radhika DD is a dentist and teaches science in Bhaktivedanta Mode school. They have two kids- Chaitanya and Yaduvar.

Course Overview

 Course Description:

In this course, we delve into the intriguing topic of near-death experiences, which hold immense interest in recent times. However, the ancient Vedic scriptures, such as Srimad Bhagavatam and Bhagavad Gita, have long documented the intricate details and mysteries surrounding these experiences. Drawing from the wisdom of these scriptures, this narrative by H.D.G. A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada offers insights into how one can have a second chance in life. By employing the techniques of Bhakti yoga, students will learn to overcome material obstacles, navigate the challenges of death, and attain spiritual enlightenment peacefully.

What will students gain from this course?

  • Students will acquire vital insights into the fundamental nature of the self and reality, empowering them to prepare for their own encounters with death and dying.
  • The experiences of Ajamila and contemporary accounts of near-death encounters reaffirm the concept of life after death.

Course Contents:

The course covers the teachings of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, focusing on the lessons derived from near-death experiences. The narrative centers around the captivating history of Ajamila, a character whose journey is filled with drama, power, and engaging philosophical and metaphysical debates. Ajamila's encounters with the messengers of death and his subsequent deliverance will captivate those seeking answers to life's profound questions.

 Target Audience: This course is designed for devotees who chant at least 4 to 8 rounds.

 Assessment Plan: Students will be assessed through objective-type questions.

 Course Requirement: Students are expected to have prior knowledge by reading some basic books of Srila Prabhupada.

 Important Guidelines for the Students: Students should attend the course regularly to fully benefit from the teachings.

Why should one attend this course?
The gripping narrative of Ajamila, intertwined with philosophical debates and metaphysical elements, is sure to captivate those seeking answers to life's deepest questions.

 What problems of the students are we solving through the course?
This course addresses the doubts and uncertainties surrounding near-death experiences, providing clarity and understanding through the wisdom of the ancient Vedic scriptures and contemporary scientific evidence.

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