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Bhakti Sastri Course

Added on Wednesday 29th January 2014

Bhakti Sastri Course

Dear devotees, friends and well-wishers,
Please accept my respectful greetings. All glories to Srila Prabhupada.

With this letter I am informing you that ISKCON Leicester has officially been registered as a Bhakti Sastri Examination Centre approved by the ISKCON Board for Examinations.

Module One of the Bhakti Sastri course, concerned the study of the first nine chapters of the Bhagavad-gita, will run from April 7 to October 8 each Monday evening from 7 to 9pm, with an interruption of the summer months July and August.

The first module consists of 38 lessons. Each Monday evening the facilitator will present two lessons of forty minutes each, followed by questions/answers and discussion.

The lesson schedule for Module 1 is as follows:

Monday evenings: 7-9pm
April 7, 14, 28
May 5, 26
June 2, 9, 16, 23
September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
October 6, 13
November 3, 10, 17 and exam on Monday 24 November

The venue is variable and will be communicated by email at least one week ahead of each Monday evening session. Registration for the course is done per module. That entire Bhakti Sastri course consists of four modules. After completion and assessment of each module the participant will receive a certificate mentioning his or her results. After completion of the four Bhakti Sastri modules, the student will receive the official ISKCON Bhakti Sastri Degree Certificate, if complied with at 75% minimum attendance of the course and the minimum passing grade of 65% for all assessments.

The assessment methods and the required preparations for the course are explained in the student handbook.

Please register before the end of February 2014 by sending an email to Upon receipt of your registration you will receive an electronic version of the "Student Handbook".

The student fee for the first module of the Bhakti Sastri is 40 GBP. Please contact Saci Tanaya Prabhu for payment.

Thank you for your attention. Hare Krishna.

Hoping this meets you in the best of health.

Your servant,
Lilasuka das
Bhakti Sastri Lead Instructor/Facilitator

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