As already announced previously, the new semester of our Bhakti Tirtha course will again start on October 15th. Several students have already registered. This is a reminder to take advantage of the reduced registration fee of 200 US $ until end of June!
New students are recommended to listen to the previous recordings before the new semester starts, but also have the facility to watch video recordings the previous classes at Jiva Institute in their free time during their stay.
During the Rutgers program from Dec. 27th – Jan. 15th there will be a Winter break, but students can also attend the programm if they like.
Class schedule from Monday through Friday:
|10.15 – 11.15 am||Sanskrit Level 2/3 (by Jagadananda Das)|
|11.15 – 12.15 am||Bhagavat Sandarbha (by Babaji Satyanarayana Dasa)|
|12.15 – 1 pm||Completing Alaṅkāra-kaustubha followed by Īśvara Kṛṣṇa’s Sāṅkhya-kārikā (by Babaji Satyanarayana Dasa)|
|5 pm – 6 pm||Sanskrit Level 1|
Besides the regular schedule, we will have also weekend classes and seminars. Tentatively, on Saturdays from 5 – 6 pm Radhika Devi will read from Gopala Champu. Jagadananda Das will give a course on Gauḍīya history. Futher classes will be announced in our Bhakti Tirtha email group.
|For registration please write to: Jivatirtha@jiva.org.|
Registration fees: until end of June: 200 US $. Later registrations: 300 US $
Food per month: $ 250.
Ashram: $ 150 per month. $ 800 for 6 months in advance.
Student Hostel: $ 210 per month. $ 1100 for 6 months in advance.
Guest House: $ 300 per month. $ 1600 for 6 months in advance.
There are other options for food and accommodation in the vicinity, which students are free to choose.
Remote, On-Line Study:
$ 550 for complete recordings of the whole course.
Recordings for registered students who attend the course: $ 150.
Each course can also be purchased individually through our Bhakti Tirtha Audio Course module.
Course materials are not included in the above fees.
Ahankara has the characteristic of exaggerating and minimizing. Sadhus add 15-20 years to their age so people respect them for being old and wise. Women subtract 15-20 years from their age so people will think they are young and beautiful. This is the game of the ego.
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