* Srila Prabhupada: "Philosophy Without Religion is Just Mental Speculation" * Because Bhagavad-Gita is spoken by the Supreme Personality of Godhead, one need not read any other Vedic literature. One need only attentively and regularly hear and read Bhagavad-Gita. (Bhagavad-Gita Introduction)

History

Bhaktivedanta Gita Academy

This academy was started in 1994 under the direction of Bhakti Purusottama Maharaja.
The devotees in this department develop and conduct Krishna conscious courses through correspondence and pathachakra(dirrect course). At present fifty-pathachakra and ———students who completed correspondence study programs, Gita Study Course and Bhagavata Study.  Murari Gupta Prabhu, Ananda Bardhan Prabhu and Govardhan Gopal Prabhu, a high school teacher, helped prepare the course material.

Gita Study Course
Students can partake of this course at two levels
correspondence
Level 1
Students learn a summary of Bhagavad-gita As It Is. They write 4 examinations over a period of 6 months. The 18 chapters of the Bhagavad-gita are covered in three exams, each comprising six chapters. However all of the 18 chapters are covered at once in a final exam.
Level 2 The students study Bhagavad-gita As It Is, Teachings of Queen Kunti and The Nectar of Instruction in detail. They write 4 examinations over a period of 1 year to complete this level successfully.
Every Sunday, students will attend in their direct class in different areas(Kolkata, Durga pur —————).This course over a period of six months.The 18 chapters of the bhagavad-gita are covered in 3 exams,each comprising six chapters .However of the 18 chapters are covered at once in a final exam.we give three books based on srimad bhagavad gita to a student.
grade 2
The students study Bhagavad-gita As It Is, Teachings of Queen Kunti and The Nectar of Instruction in detail. They write 4 examinations over a period of 1 year to complete this level successfully.
Since the inception of this Gita study course in 1994, —————– students have enrolled into Level 1. Of these, ————- students have successfully completed the course and —————- of these successful students entered Level 2. Out of them, ————- completed it successfully. And out of those who have completed both grade 1 and grade 2, ——————- students have joined the Bhagavata Study Course.

Until now, around ———– students who have taken up the Gita Study Course are initiated and strictly practicing Krsna consciousness, chanting 16 rounds of Hare Krishna Maha Mantra and following the 4 regulative principles. All these students are residents of different cities of West Bengal.
Bhagavata Study Course
In 2004 the Bhagavata Study Course was started where students are taught the first four Cantos of the Srimad-Bhagavatam.

 

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