Bhaktivedanta College

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Bhaktivedanta College of Education and Culture

The Bhaktivedanta College of Education and Culture (BCEC) was founded in July 1991 in Durban, South Africa. His Holiness Bhakti Brhat Bhagavata Swami – then known as Brhat-Mrdanga Dasa formed the BCEC under the instructions and guidance of His Holiness Giriraj Swami. The college is a forum to discuss and relish the translations and purport of the books of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada.

The Bhaktivedanta College is operational at numerous locations in 8 different countries and offers a variety of programs for differing age groups and levels of study. Since inception 3359 children have completed certificate programs and 11817 adults.

Courses for children

Fun filled strategies to present Vedic culture to children, insulating them against the somewhat decadent society that we are living in. Through the medium of music, drama, debates, quizzes, and games, children will now be able to study the ancient wisdom of the Vedas.

Courses for adults

All classes are part-time and are a minimum duration of one hour each. This format attracts those who hold regular jobs, professionals, housewives, businessman and students alike.
As part of various certificate programs modules offered include:

  • The Science of Self realization
  • Vaishnava Etiquette
  • Spiritual Master and Disciple
  • The Yoga ladder
  • Bhagavad-Gita As it is
  • Nectar of Devotion
  • Nectar of Instruction
  • Sri Isopanisad
  • Srimad Bhagavatam

Courses are offered at various locations

Please refer to the prospectus to find your nearest area.

Srila Prabhupada said once “So first thing is to become knowledgeable in Krishna consciousness…So I am requesting all of my students to read my books very seriously every day without fail. In this way, if your mind becomes absorbed daily in the transcendental subject matter of Srimad-Bhagavatam, Bhagavad-Gita, and other books then very easily you will make your advancement in Krishna consciousness. It is not a matter of changing our engagement, adjusting this or that material condition, in order to find our real happiness. Krishna Consciousness is not like that. It is able to be performed under any variety of material conditions or with any type of engagement.”

For Further information please contact
Balaram Das 082 877 0753 •

Lila-avatar Gaura Das 084 410 6769 •