Essentials of Krsna consciousness


Certificate Course

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Course Duration

99 Hours


1 Hour

No. Of Sessions


Sessions per week




Schedule of Classes


Starts on


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Regular classes on

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

About the Teacher



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 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 Description:

This course provides a systematic study of reading Srila Prabhupad’s small books, offering participants an accessible entry into the world of Krsna consciousness. The selected books serve as a foundation for understand the principles of Gaudiya Vaishnavism and delving into the spiritual path. Through active participation and regular attendance, students will engage in book reading sessions that aim to simplify the intricate teachings of Krishna Consciousness, fostering clarity and a deeper understanding of the philosophy.

Course Content:

  • On The Way to Krishna
  • Elevation to Krishna Consciousness
  • Krishna Consciousness the Matchless Gift
  • Krishna Consciousness – The Topmost Yoga System
  • Scientific Basis of Krsna Consciousness
  • Beyond Birth and Death
  • Perfect Questions, Perfect Answers
  • Raja Vidya: The King of Knowledge
  • Coming Back
  • Message of Godhead
  • Hare Krsna challenge
  • Sword of Knowledge
  • Path of Perfection
  • Civilisations and transcendence
  • Teachings of Prahlad Maharaj
  • Nectar of Instruction

Target Audience:


Important Guidelines for Students:

Active participation and regular attendance are essential for maximizing the learning experience. Engaging wholeheartedly in discussions and activities will contribute to a more profound understanding of the material.

What will students Gain from this Course?

  • A foundational understanding of Gaudiya Vaishnavism.
  • Clarity in the path of spirituality.
  • Insight into Srila Prabhupad’s mood and teachings.
  • Knowledge of the standards of Krsna consciousness.
  • Awareness of how to avoid fanaticism (sahejiya, etc.).
  • Understanding the merciful mood of Lord Caitanya and Nityananda.

Why Should One attend this course?

Attending this course is an opportunity to gain clarity in the path of Krsna consciousness. Whether you are a beginner seeking an introduction to spiritual teachings or someone with some background in the philosophy, this course offers a structured and accessible approach to understanding the profound principles of Krishna Consciousness.

What problems of students are we solving through the curriculum?

Clarity in Understanding: Many students find the vast philosophy of Krishna Consciousness intricate. This course aims to simplify these teachings, providing clarity and deep insights for participants. By exploring the selected small books of Srila Prabhupad, students will navigate the complexities of Gaudiya Vaishnavism with greater ease and comprehension.

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Please Note: Minimum 10 Students are required to commence the batch. In Case we receive less than 10 Students, then students may opt for another batch or can wait for next season when the new batch starts.

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