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Want to explore your spiritual options a bit more?
Feel like you would like to cut out the wishy washy faff and experience first hand what it’s like to lead a spiritual life in a thriving community?? Join the Be a Monk Challenge at Bhaktivedanta Manor. Spend a month, three months, or even 6 months at Bhaktivedanta Manor in the UK and be spiritually revived!
‘Be a monk’ challenge
Duration: 7 days
This course will give you an opportunity to cut yourself off from everyday distractions and focus on your spiritual wellbeing. Over a period of 7 days, you will get a taster of spiritual practices in real life.
You will get to know yourself better spiritually, strengthen your mind and determination and, most importantly, have an amazing time with like-minded individuals!
Duration: 3 months
The residential Veda Course is designed for those wishing to gain a foundational understanding of bhakti-yoga.
Over a period of three months, you will learn about the theology and philosophy, devotional practice and Vaishnava culture, experience the early morning devotional programme, engage in practical service and make lifelong friends temple.
Duration: 6 months
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A foundational course
Learnt good foundational principles that will help me grow in my Krishna consciousness. Thanks to all the speakers for their time.
A great overall experience
The bhakti shastri summer course was the best experience of my life. To be situated in a beautiful mansion, surrounded by cows and being taught the essence of all Vedic knowledge by extremely learned and compassionate devotees – who are fully living the teachings that they are presenting to us, is the rarest and most divine experience. Moreover, to get the chance to live the life of a monk, including morning program, service and preaching is what solidifies the knowledge we learn in class. Being surrounded by sincere devotees is what gives you the faith that this is the most sublime way of life. I encourage everyone to make time for this experience within their own lives.
Amazing experience of a monk lifestyle
Residential course for Bhakti Shastri – amazing learning experience of monk life in the Hare Krishna tradition. Lots of great service opportunities to help us rise to the mode of goodness, and take this nature to all walks of life. Being able to learn the deeper meaning behind 4 fundamental sastras of our Bhakti tradition with like minded devotees is a bonus!
Great course! Practical solutions for todays busy lives and minds. Detailed explanation of the Vedic understanding of the mind. Perfect for anyone who wants to get the best out of their life and their mind.
An eye opener
A brilliant course to participate in, an eye opening and life changing experience with practical tips to apply in the real world. Classes are insightful and fun and the teachers are the best ever.
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