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Paratattva Catuspathi happily welcomes you to ISKCON Disciples Course Self-paced course, A Mandatory Course for Initiation into ISKCON.

Course Description

The ISKCON Disciples Course is a training program which deepens devotees understanding of guru tattva and guru padasraya within the multiple guru environment of ISKCON. Designed for new devotees preparing to take initiation in ISKCON, the course is also recommended for leaders, preachers councilors and educators in ISKCON. The course was developed under the direction of the Guru Services Committee, with the combined efforts of leading educators in ISKCON. The course is based on the teachings of Srila Prabhupada and current ISKCON Law and gives reference to the writings from the broader Gaudiya Vaisnava tradition.

Course Style

  • This is a self-paced course, so you don’t need to attend any live class.
  • We will send you recorded classes in short video format
  • You can listen to the class at your own time
  • You can ask your questions to the teacher through WhatsApp
  • Online assessment
  • Admission open any day of the year
  • Accredited certificate will be issued

Topics covered in the course:

  • Guru-tattva and the Guru-parampara System
  • Srila Prabhupada ISKCON Founder Acarya and Preeminent Guru
  • Types of Gurus
  • Relationship between ISKCON Guru and ISKCON Authorities
  • Gurus outside of ISKCON
  • Guru-padasraya
  • Selecting a Guru
  • Following Initiation Vows
  • Guru-puja and Vyasa-puja
  • Worship of ISKCON Gurus
  • Guru-vapu and vani seva
  • Guru-tyaga
  • Developing Cooperative Relationships in a multi Guru environment

Special Concerns: For special concerns, students can contact with Padmamukha Nimai Das. WhatsApp +918670767555. Email:

Course Fees: $ 10 or 750 Rs

Donation System:

Phone pay/Google pay: +917384104165

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Bank Transfer: PARESH ROY

ICICI Bank, Mayapur Bamanpukur Branch

Account No: 4024 01000 579

IFSC Code: ICIC0004024

Swift code: ICIC0004024

Whatsapp: +918670767555