Chaitanya Shikshamrita

By Rishi Kumara Das

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Course Duration

38 hours


90 minutes each  

No. Of Sessions


Sessions per week




Schedule of Classes


Starts on


7 pm to 8.30 pm IST

Regular classes on

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 

About the Teacher


Rishi Kumara Das

Rishi Kumara Das is a disciple of Srila Gopal Krishna Goswami Maharaja and is currently a Brahmachari residing at ISKCON Delhi.

Serving as Chairman of Northern India Divisional Council of ISKCON.

Trustee of Annamrita Foundation- serving Mid Day Meals to 20 lacs children daily.

Global topper at GBC College for Spiritual Leadership.

Certified Instructor for Teachers Training Course 1, Bhakti Shastri and ISKCON Disciples Course.

Member of ISKCON India Bureau ’s Secretariat for Legal as well as Organization Structure and Accountability Secretary of ISKCON Delhi. 

13 years Corporate Experience in Two National News paper groups.

MBA by education.

Course Overview

Course description: A Succinct yet Intensive Overview of the Gaudiya Vaishnava Siddhānta in the nectarean language of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura.


Course Contents: A scientific progression from Morality, Karma Kanda, Demigod worship,  Sadhana Bhakti- Vaidi, Sadhana Bhakti- Raganuga, Bhava Bhakti, to Krishna Prema, Vipralambha Bhava and beyond.


Course materials: Chaitanya Shikshamrita with Translations by HH Bhanu Swami Maharaja, PPT slides, Summary Notes for each session


Target audience:  16 rounders with at least 2 years exposure to active Krishna Consciousness


Assessment plan: MCQ


Course requirement: Video to be switched on at all times, Vaishnava attire mandatory, ideally login from a computer and use headphones.


Important Guidelines for students: No phone calls during the course. There will be class assignments which could be homework or live assignment.


What will students gain from this course?

1.      Overview of entire Gaudiya philosophy 

2.      Practical guidelines for devotion

3.      Understanding the purpose of the jiva.

4.      Dealing with Anartha Nivrtti practically

5.      Inner/ confidential meaning of Krishna's pastimes


Why should one attend this course?

If one needs to be a true practitioner of Gaudiya Siddhanta with a detailed understanding of the philosophy.


What problems of the students are we solving through the course?

1.      Resolving all doubts for Clarity of our purpose in Bhakti

2.      Clarity on Practical aspects of pure devotion

3.      Vedic Perspectives on practical to day life

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