New bhakta department, ISKCON Vrindavan takes care of the newly joined candidates and imparts spiritual training to them in the following aspects
Basic philosophy of Krsna consciousness,Vaishnava etiquettes, and teachings as given by Srila Prabhupada.
New bhaktas are also trained in the aspect of doing daily sadhana which includes
-Daily chanting 16 malas of Hare Krsna mahamantra,
-Studying Srila Prabhupada books,
-Attending daily morning program and evening program in the temple,
-Following four regulative principles, etc.
They are also trained in rendering various menial services such as temple cleaning, distributing Prasad, serving the cows in goshala, deity back up seva, going out on Harinam sankirtan etc.
The whole training is for around a year depending on the candidate’s performance and capacity to absorb the training. After graduating from new bhakta period, graduated new bhaktas are allocated in rendering services in different departments in the temple.
There is also a facility for the candidates who are planning to enter into grhasta asrama, to receive training for few months to get some brahmacari experience before entering into grhasta asrama. This will highly enhance the quality of candidate’s practice of Krsna consciousness after getting married.
For any further details and information please contact
Krsnatma Das – firstname.lastname@example.org
Sriji Vijay Das — Mobile Number 9997788926
Email id: email@example.com