Mastering Self-Control: The Path to Leadership

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:

Mastering Self-Control: The Path to Leadership - Updeshamrita Shloka 1

Course Description:

This course delves into the timeless wisdom of Updeshamrita Shloka 1, exploring the profound teachings on self-control and its pivotal role in leadership. Participants will learn to cultivate inner discipline and restraint, enabling them to navigate challenges with composure and grace.

Course Contents:

  • Understanding the significance of self-control in leadership
  • Exploring the components of self-control: speech, mind, anger, and desires
  • Practical strategies for cultivating self-discipline
  • Case studies and examples of effective leadership through self-control
  • Applying Updeshamrita Shloka 1 teachings in everyday life and leadership roles

Target Audience:

This course is open to anyone seeking to enhance their leadership capabilities by mastering the art of self-control.

Course Requirement:

  • No prerequisites are required. An open mind and willingness to explore introspective practices are encouraged.
  • Important Guidelines for this Course:
  • Respectful engagement with course materials and fellow participants
  • Commitment to self-reflection and personal growth
  • Willingness to practice techniques taught in the course

What Will Participants Gain from this Course?

  • Develop a deeper understanding of the importance of self-control in effective leadership
  • Acquire practical tools and techniques for cultivating self-discipline
  • Enhance their ability to manage emotions, thoughts, and desires in various situations
  • Gain insights into fostering resilience and composure in leadership roles

Why Should One Undertake this Course?

Mastering self-control is not only integral to effective leadership but also essential for personal growth and fulfillment. This course offers invaluable teachings and practices that can empower individuals to lead with clarity, empathy, and integrity.

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

  • Lack of self-discipline hindering personal and professional growth
  • Difficulty managing emotions and impulses in challenging situations
  • Struggles with maintaining composure and clarity in leadership roles
  • Desire to cultivate qualities of effective leadership, such as empathy, resilience, and decisiveness

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