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Sudama Seva Update: Jan 2024: Tiles committed till date 1,47,371 out of 2,25,000 tiles required for the temple construction. Contact: 9289784775

Shiksha in English

The Project- Sri Sri Rukmini Dwarkadhish Temple
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COME CLOSER TO KRISHNA, ONE AT A TIME

The Project- Sri Sri Rukmini Dwarkadhish Temple
Siksha

SHRADDHAVAN

Chanting Minimum Rounds: 1

Reading

Hearing

Recommended- A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada’s Bhagwad Gita As It Is classes

(Bhagwad Gita As It Is Chapter 1 – click here)

Recommended- A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada’s Bhagwad Gita classes
(Bhagwad Gita Chapter 1 – click here)

Rules and Regulations

Visit temple as often as possible. Pay obeisances to Krishna, water Tulsi plant, offer Tulsi/flower to Krishna

Writing shiksha paper

A closed book at respective home (questionnaire)

Attend Seminar

No

Interview

No

Service at ISKCON Dwarka

Recommended

Mentor/Guide/Coordinator

Recommended

Attending Bhakti Vriksha/Ashray

Recommended

KRISHNA SEVAKA

Chanting Minimum Rounds: 4

Reading

Hearing

Recommended- A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada’s Bhagwad Gita As It Is classes

(Bhagwad Gita As It Is 1 Chapter – click here)

Rules and Regulations

Previous + refrain from eating non-vegetarian food (meat, fish and eggs) and try to lead a moral life

Writing shiksha paper

A closed book at respective home (questionnaire)

Attend Seminar

No

Interview

No

Service at ISKCON Dwarka

Recommended

Mentor/Guide/Coordinator

Recommended

Attending Bhakti Vriksha/Ashray

Recommended

Contribute
Daily Darshan

KRISHNA SADHAKA

Chanting Minimum Rounds: 8

Hearing

Must- A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada’s Bhagwad Gita As It Is classes (Bhagwad Gita As It Is 2-6 chapters – click here)

Rules and Regulations

Previous + avoid intoxication (alcoholic drinks), gambling, extramarital affairs and eating only prasadam. Worship Lord Krishna as far as practical at home, by setting up an altar, offering arati and foodstuffs (water, milk & fruits) worship the sacred Tulsi plant and follow basic sadhana like rising early in the morning. Fast on the Ekadashi and festival days. Submit sadhana chart on weekly basis.

Writing shiksha paper

A closed book at respective home (questionnaire)

Attend Seminar

No

Interview

No

Service at ISKCON Dwarka

Must have minimum one weekly service at temple

Mentor/Guide/Coordinator

Must have

Attending Bhakti Vriksha/Ashray

Must attend weekly

SRILA PRABHUPADA ASHRAYA

Chanting Minimum Rounds: 16

Reading

Hearing

Must- A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada’s Bhagwad Gita As It Is classes

(Bhagwad Gita As It Is 7-12 chapters – click here)

Rules and Regulations

Previous + Fast on the Ekadashi and festival days and observe fasting for the appearance days of the Lord

Writing shiksha paper

A closed book at sector level (questionnaire)

Attend Seminar

Basic Vaishnava Etiquette

Interview

Yes

Service at ISKCON Dwarka

Must have minimum one weekly service at temple

Mentor/Guide/Coordinator

Must have

Attending Bhakti Vriksha/Ashray

Must attend weekly

Sri-Guru-Carana Asraya

Chanting Minimum Rounds: 16 for 6 months

Hearing

Must- Prabhupada’s Bhagavad Gita classes (Chapter 13-18 – click here). Twice a week class of Guru from whom aspiring initiation

Rules and Regulations

Previous + follow a strict sadhana programme at home by rising early (latest by 5 am) in the morning and following a program similar to the temple as far as possible. Attend one Bhagavatam class at the temple every week.

Writing shiksha paper

A closed book at temple (questionnaire)

Attend Seminar

Basic Vaishnava Etiquette

Interview

Yes

Service at ISKCON Dwarka

Must have minimum one weekly service at temple

Mentor/Guide/Coordinator

Must have

Attending Bhakti Vriksha/Ashray

Recommend to lead Bhakti Vriksha /Ashray

RECOMMENDATION FOR INITIATION

Chanting Minimum Rounds: 16 for 2 years

Hearing

Prabhupada’s Bhagavatam classes (SB Canto 1-click here) and twice a week class of Guru from whom aspiring initiation.

Rules and Regulations

Previous + commitment to assist/lead preaching

Writing shiksha paper

A closed book at temple

Attend Seminar

ISKCON Disciple Course

Interview

Yes

Service at ISKCON Dwarka

Must have minimum one weekly service at temple

Mentor/Guide/Coordinator

Senior disciple of Guru for association or guidance should be identified before initiation.

Attending Bhakti Vriksha/Ashray

Recommend to lead Bhakti Vriksha /Ashray

When recommendation letter for initiation is issued from ISKCON Dwarka it means ISKCON Dwarka vouch for applicant’s stability in terms of Sadhana and leading moral life. To get fair evaluation, devotee must be connected to ISKCON Dwarka for at least 6 months.

sudama seva
Sudama Seva

Show your love for God by serving the temple.

bhagwad geeta
Bhagavad Gita

Give others the opportunity to learn about the teachings of Bhagavad Gita.

shravan kumar seva
Shravan Kumar Seva

Join our program to feed expecting mothers and senior citizens.

food for life
Food For life

Join our mission to end world hunger.

sudama seva
Sudama Seva

Show your love for God by serving the temple.

bhagwad geeta
Bhagavad Gita

Give others the opportunity to learn about the teachings of Bhagavad Gita.

shravan kumar seva
Shravan Kumar Seva

Join our program to feed expecting mothers and senior citizens.

food for life
Food For life

Join our mission to end world hunger.