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Bhaktivedanta college<br />radhadesh<br />
Iskcontoday<br />500.<br />temples<br />centers<br />communities<br />schools<br />restaurants<br />250,000.<br />total de...
1. About bc<br />
College history<br />In 1995, devotees from VTE (Vaishnava Training and Education) and the European Communications Leaders...
Accredited university<br />Since 2006, Bhaktivedanta College has been is in partnership with the University of Wales Lampe...
collaborations<br />Bhaktivedanta College <br />also collaborates with<br />The Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies, <br />a r...
Radhadesh<br />Located in the<br />Ardennesmountains of Belgium<br />Ideal for study, research and sadhana<br />
Thriving vaisnava community<br />
Beautiful campus<br />
2. Academics<br />
BC aspires to be a Vaishnava university. The main offering of the college is the Ministerial Program. This program educate...
4 courses of study<br />Philosophy and Theology<br />Religious Studies<br />Practical Theology<br />Scriptural Studies<br />
Philosophy and Theology<br />Classical and Medieval Western Philosophy<br />Indian Philosophy: Introduction to Vedanta<br ...
Philosophy and Theology<br />Modern and Post-modern Western Philosophy<br />Indian Philosophy: History of Vaisnava Thought...
Philosophy and Theology<br />The Six Classical Indian Philosophies<br />Religious Studies<br />Modern Hindu Trends<br />Pr...
Bhaktisastri<br />
Great minds at Radhadesh<br />
Faculty include<br />Dr. Jose M. Fornos, Ph.D. (University of Barcelona)    <br />Dr. Jonathan Edelmann, Ph.D. (Oxford Uni...
Advising & mentorship<br />Students select an adviser from the college faculty, and are mentored academically and spiritua...
Creativity nurtured<br />by hilary taper, austrailia<br />BC ‘13<br />
BcAlumni<br />3. Teacher<br />1. PhD student at Berkley<br />2. Working for ISKCON GBC<br />4. Secretary for ISKCON Minist...
3. Student life<br />
Temple programs<br />Morning program<br />Deity service<br />Garlands<br />Cooking<br />Kirtan<br />Pujari assistant<br />...
Preaching programs<br />Maastricht, The Netherlands<br />Public programs<br />Harinams<br />Concerts in cultural halls<br ...
Kirtanaprograms<br />organized by students<br />happening now<br />400<br />devotees from all over Europe<br />
Devotee association<br />
Vaisnaviashram at BC<br />by hilary taper, austrailia<br />BC ‘13<br />
4. My experiences<br />4. My experience<br />
5. Support bc<br />5. Support bc<br />
Financial Aid is needed for:<br />Scholarship<br />Teachers <br />Facilities Maintenance<br />Fees to UWL<br />bhaktivedan...
“There will be a Hare Krishna explosion in America if your generation just takes the baton. Don’t wait for us to give it t...
bhaktivedantacollege.com<br />Hare krsna<br />
Credits<br />20. video: Hilary Tapper<br />22. KumariSherritt<br />23. http://www.radhadesh.com/en/node/1918<br />24. Madh...
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  1. 1. Bhaktivedanta college<br />radhadesh<br />
  2. 2. Iskcontoday<br />500.<br />temples<br />centers<br />communities<br />schools<br />restaurants<br />250,000.<br />total devotees<br />50,000.<br />life members <br />As ISKCON continues to grow, there is an increasing need for devotees who are well-versed in sastraand philosophy to serve Prabhupada’s mission by leading.<br />ISKCON is meeting its need for increased systematic education with Bhaktivedanta College. <br />
  3. 3. 1. About bc<br />
  4. 4. College history<br />In 1995, devotees from VTE (Vaishnava Training and Education) and the European Communications Leadership Team began to discuss the creation of aministerial program to train devotees in teaching, preaching, and leadership. <br />The devotees involved created the course structure, curriculum, and academic facilities of Bhaktivedanta College, which opened in September 2002.<br />
  5. 5. Accredited university<br />Since 2006, Bhaktivedanta College has been is in partnership with the University of Wales Lampeter, the oldest degree-awarding institution in Wales, founded in 1822. <br />Students receive a Bachelor of Theology in Vaisnava Studies, the first of its kind in the English-speaking world.<br />This degree is recognized in 44 countries.<br />
  6. 6. collaborations<br />Bhaktivedanta College <br />also collaborates with<br />The Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies, <br />a recognized independent center of<br />Oxford University.<br />
  7. 7. Radhadesh<br />Located in the<br />Ardennesmountains of Belgium<br />Ideal for study, research and sadhana<br />
  8. 8. Thriving vaisnava community<br />
  9. 9. Beautiful campus<br />
  10. 10. 2. Academics<br />
  11. 11. BC aspires to be a Vaishnava university. The main offering of the college is the Ministerial Program. This program educates devotees to become preachers, teachers, leaders, scholars, and managers.<br />Since opening in 2002, the College has received over 1,000 students from 26 countries<br />Academic achievement<br />Vocational competence<br />Exemplary character<br />
  12. 12. 4 courses of study<br />Philosophy and Theology<br />Religious Studies<br />Practical Theology<br />Scriptural Studies<br />
  13. 13. Philosophy and Theology<br />Classical and Medieval Western Philosophy<br />Indian Philosophy: Introduction to Vedanta<br />Introduction to Ethics<br />Religious Studies<br />Theory and Method in the Study of Religion<br />Introduction to Hinduism<br />World Religions<br />Practical Theology<br />Communication Skills<br />Teaching Skills<br />Introduction to Sanskrit<br />Scriptural Studies<br />Language path: Sanskrit/Bengali <br />Year 1<br />Year 1<br />
  14. 14. Philosophy and Theology<br />Modern and Post-modern Western Philosophy<br />Indian Philosophy: History of Vaisnava Thought<br />Modern Interpretations of the Bhagavad-gita<br />Religious Studies<br />Sociology of Religion<br />Science and Religion<br />Practical Theology<br />Pastoral Care<br />Teaching Skills2<br />Scriptural Studies<br />Pre-modern Indian Theologians: Rupa and JivaGoswamis<br />Vedas and Upanisads<br />Classic Indian Literature: Ramayana and Mahabharata<br />Language path: Sanskrit 2/Bengali 2<br />Year 2<br />Year 2<br />
  15. 15. Philosophy and Theology<br />The Six Classical Indian Philosophies<br />Religious Studies<br />Modern Hindu Trends<br />Practical Theology<br />Social Issues and Conflicts in Religious Organizations<br />Community Development<br />Field Trip Module<br />Scriptural Studies<br />Sacred Texts: ChaitanyaCharitamrita<br />Sacred Texts: The BhagavataPurana<br />ChaitanyaVaisnava Literature<br />Kavya: Readings in Indian Poetry<br />Language path: Sanskrit/Bengali <br />Dissertation Module<br />Year 3<br />
  16. 16. Bhaktisastri<br />
  17. 17. Great minds at Radhadesh<br />
  18. 18. Faculty include<br />Dr. Jose M. Fornos, Ph.D. (University of Barcelona) <br />Dr. Jonathan Edelmann, Ph.D. (Oxford University) <br />Dr. Kenneth R. Valpey, Ph.D. (Oxford University)<br />Dr. Kiyokazu Okita (Oxford University) <br />Dr. PranavaDasa, Ph.D. (University of Gothenburg)<br />Dr. Ravi Gupta, Ph.D. (Oxford University)<br />Dr. RembertLutjeharms, Ph.D. (Oxford University)<br />Dr. Edith Best, D.Ed., (University of North Carolina)<br />Claire Robison, M.A. (Cambridge University)<br />Seth W. Spellman, Juris Doctor (UCLA School of Law)<br />Ana Knez, M.A. (Jesuit College, Zagreb)<br />Anne Marie Dooney, M.St. (Oxford University)Brian Bloch, M.A. (Eastern Mennonite Uni., Virginia) <br />Cristina Casanova, M.Ed. (Columbia University)<br />
  19. 19. Advising & mentorship<br />Students select an adviser from the college faculty, and are mentored academically and spiritually throughout their tenure. <br />Tutorials with teachers and resident tutors are available for discussion.<br />Students are also coached in peer mentoring.<br />
  20. 20. Creativity nurtured<br />by hilary taper, austrailia<br />BC ‘13<br />
  21. 21. BcAlumni<br />3. Teacher<br />1. PhD student at Berkley<br />2. Working for ISKCON GBC<br />4. Secretary for ISKCON Ministry of Educational Development<br />5. MA from Oxford University in Philosophy<br />6. MS from University of Cardiff in Asian Studies<br />
  22. 22. 3. Student life<br />
  23. 23. Temple programs<br />Morning program<br />Deity service<br />Garlands<br />Cooking<br />Kirtan<br />Pujari assistant<br />Sri Sri Radha-Gopinatha<br />
  24. 24. Preaching programs<br />Maastricht, The Netherlands<br />Public programs<br />Harinams<br />Concerts in cultural halls<br />University programs<br />Sankirtana<br />Archana<br />University of Ghent<br />
  25. 25. Kirtanaprograms<br />organized by students<br />happening now<br />400<br />devotees from all over Europe<br />
  26. 26. Devotee association<br />
  27. 27. Vaisnaviashram at BC<br />by hilary taper, austrailia<br />BC ‘13<br />
  28. 28. 4. My experiences<br />4. My experience<br />
  29. 29. 5. Support bc<br />5. Support bc<br />
  30. 30. Financial Aid is needed for:<br />Scholarship<br />Teachers <br />Facilities Maintenance<br />Fees to UWL<br />bhaktivedantacollege.com<br />
  31. 31. “There will be a Hare Krishna explosion in America if your generation just takes the baton. Don’t wait for us to give it to you. Take risks and do it. And you will definitely be divinely empowered with great success.”<br />- Radhanath Swami<br />
  32. 32. bhaktivedantacollege.com<br />Hare krsna<br />
  33. 33. Credits<br />20. video: Hilary Tapper<br />22. KumariSherritt<br />23. http://www.radhadesh.com/en/node/1918<br />24. MadhavendraPuri, Bidya Prasad<br />25. http://www.radhadeshmellows.com/<br />26. radhadesh.com<br />27. video: Hilary Tapper<br />28. Bidya Prasad<br />29. Bidya Prasad<br />30. http://www.radhadesh.com/album_tour/<br />31. http://www.radhadesh.com/album_devotees/<br />32. http://www.radhadesh.com/en/node/1918<br />http://www.bhaktivedantacollege.com<br />3. http://www.radhadesh.com/album/<br />GopinathBhadra<br />http://www.trinitysaintdavid.ac.uk/en/<br />7. Bidya Prasad<br />http://www.radhadesh.com, KumariSherritt,<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/mcphotographe/<br />9. http://www.flickr.com/photos/mcphotographe/, http://www.radhadesh.com/album/<br />http://www.bhaktivedantacollege.com<br />http://www.radhadesh.com<br />13. http://www.bhaktivedantacollege.com<br />16. http://www.bhaktivedantacollege.com<br />17. http://www.bhaktivedantacollege.com<br />19. http://www.radhadesh.com/album_devotees/<br />

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