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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
Cost: £40 – £50
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
Cost: £150 – £250
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
You will spend the first part of your time at Bhaktivedanta Manor for study of Nectar of Instruction, Sri Isopanisad, Bhagavad-gita As It Is and Nectar of Devotion.
For the remaining part of your time, you will travel to exceptional Temples around Europe and/or India and experience the life of living in a spiritual community. (Details may vary based on the course. Get in touch with us for specific details)
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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.
Made meaningful friendships
Residential courses at the Bhaktivedanta manor are life changing. Meeting and making close and meaningful friendships with amazing and eager devotees from around the world. The knowledge acquired in the courses is priceless and cannot be found anywhere else. Must do!
The 3-month Veda Course was for me a transformational experience. I can easily say that it changed my life completely in the best way possible. I learnt a lot about my real self and about my connection with the Divine. I met amazing people, who taught me many things just by exhibiting wonderful behaviour and qualities. I also got engaged in many services which gave me the feeling of being part of the community, part of the 'mission'. I cannot imagine anything else that could happen to me to help me grow so much. I recommend this course to everyone and I can guarantee you will not lose anything; rather – you will gain the treasure that will stay with you for eternity.
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