The education department was started in 1998. ISKCON of Houston offers the following Vaishnava Philosophy courses: Bhakti Sadachar, Bhakti Shastri and Bhakti Vaibhava
The courses take a personal approach to learning. It encourages the student not only to study thoroughly the contents of Srila Prabhupada’s books but also to clearly understand the philosophy and practically apply it.
The Bhakti Sadachar course focuses on behavior and character, nurturing students in appropriate Vaishnava values. It also introduces a general understanding of Bhagavad-gita.
The Bhakti Shastri course is an in depth study of Bhagavad-gita and the corollaries of bhakti or devotion.
The Bhakti Vaibhava course focuses on the in depth study of the Srimad Bhagavatam. Professionally designed and presented, it draws on the principles of Krishna consciousness and the best of progressive education. In this way, it is true to ISKCON’s heritage and at the same time relevant to its mission in contemporary society.
New course schedules begin generally during fall and are offered in multiple locations in Houston. HG Radha Krishna Das, Director of Education leads these programs and offers guidance to the community to grow and imbibe Vaishnava qualities and apply them in our day to day lives pleasing Guru and Krishna.
For further information, please contact HG Radha Krishna Das at VedicEducation@iskconhouston.org