“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)
Learn more about the qualifications of a spiritual master, how to recognise and choose a bona-fide guru, the significance and process of initiation, how to associate with your guru, the characteristics of a bonafide guru and a good disciple and their 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. It also covers the history of ISKCON gurus and lessons learned.
This course is also known as the ISKCON Disciples course and is a compulsory requirement for those aspiring to take initiation within ISKCON in the future.
Alhough this course is an essential requirement for those seeking spiritual initiation within ISKCON, it is relevant to anyone who wants to learn more about this most sacred of relationships.