“Just try to learn the truth by approaching a spiritual master. Inquire from him submissively and render service unto him. The self-realized souls can impart knowledge unto you because they have seen the truth.”
– Bhagavad-gita 4.34
Scriptures are littered with references pertaining to the importance of accepting and serving a spiritual master. But the path to a “bona-fide” guru can seem rather hazy at best, and fraught with danger at worst.
This course is designed to help you understand the guru-disciple relationship on a deeper level, and thus demistify the entire process.
Learn more about the qualifications of a spiritual master, how to recognize and choose a bona-fide guru, the significance and process of initiation, how to associate with your guru, the characteristics of a good disciple and his or her responsibilities in the relationship. The course also touches on the particulars of what acceptance of a guru practically means in the modern context of ISKCON today.
Though this course is an essential requirement for those seeking spiritual initiation, it is relevant to anyone who wants to learn more about this most sacred of relationships.
Date: 4 Sunday afternoons, starting on Sunday 1st July 2018
Time: 2pm – 5pm
Venue: Bhaktivedanta Manor
Course Fee: £30
Please note, this course is mandatory for taking spiritual initiation.
You can sign up to this course by following the Paypal link below, or at the Manor reception (cash or card). You will then receive e-mail confirmation of your place on the course.
For more information, please email email@example.com or call Sesa das on 07854 734331