Below, you’ll find information about adult educational programs for those interested in learning more about the lifestyle, philosophy and practices of Krishna consciousness, Bhakti-yoga.

Alfred Ford School of Management (AFSM) Master of Business Administration

Thinking about continuing your education in business on the Master’s level? Do you want to inspire and foster transformation and bring out the best in those around you, while applying the latest business principles? Do you prefer focusing on ‘we’ rather than ‘me’? Then you are in the right place!

The Alfred Ford School of Management offers an MBA with an emphasis on conscious leadership and management. Conscious leaders understand that a successful business serves the purpose of the company, supports its employees, and creates value for all stakeholders. You will be professionally and personally transformed and made a leader. A conscious leader.

For more information, visit their website (link).


Bhaktivedanta College

Located next to the historic Château de Petite Somme, a thriving Vaishnava temple and community in Belgium, Bhaktivedanta College offers online and residential courses in Krishna Consciousness, Bhakti-yoga. Courses include a Hatha-yoga approach to meditation, Yoga Philosophy, Yoga Teacher Training, Thematic Bhagavad Gita, Sacred Sound Immersion, Holy Name Immersion, an Art Course: Krishna in Watercolour, and a Kirtan course. Courses for ISKCON devotees include ISKCON Communications, Bhakti Shastri (systematic study of core scriptures), Deity Worship, Grihastha life (how to have a happy and inspiring marriage), the ISKCON Disciples Course, and modular courses on scriptures including Bhagavad-gita, Nectar of Devotion, Nectar of Instruction and Sri Isopanisad. For those who wish to go deeper in their practice of bhakti-yoga, there are courses on Caitanya Caritamrita, Bhagavata Purana, Madhurya Kadambini, and a Living Name Retreat.


ISKCON Deity Worship Ministry

The ISKCON Deity Worship Ministry is a wonderful resource for deity worship education and training.

For more information, visit their website. (Link)


Mayapur Academy

The Mayapur Academy, located within the ISKCON Mayapur temple community in rural West Bengal, India, offers courses related to worshiping deities of Krishna, including Temple Worship, Brahminical Culture and Ethics, Cooking, Dressing, and Mantras. Electives include: Samskaras, Festivals, Tulasi Care and Worship, Dress-design, Jewelry Making, Flower Arranging, and Astrology.

For more information, visit their website (link).


VIHE Vrindavan Institute for Higher Education

Located in the holy land of Vrindavan, India, The VIHE provides an ideal facility and atmosphere for students to improve their spiritual practices (sadhana), develop their devotional qualities, engage in serious study, associate with senior devotees of Krishna, and receive training in practical skills relevant to management and preaching.

For newcomers there’s the two-month residential Bhakti-pravesa course, providing an overview of the philosophy of Krishna consciousness, training in essential practices, encouraging the reading of scriptures, and an introduction to a lifestyle in the mode of goodness.

The four-month residential Bhakti-sadacara course dives deeper, designed to give systematic knowledge and training to new devotees, cultivating Vaishnava qualities and instilling devotional values. Classes include studying the biography of Srila Prabhupada (the Founder of the Hare Krishna movement), The Essence of Bhagavad-gita, an overview of the nine types of devotional service, Vaishnava etiquette, Observation of Vaishnava festivals (and holy days), daily prayers – their meaning and purpose, the “science of the soul,” kartala (cymbals) and mridanga (drum) lessons, ayurvedic self healing, regulative principles of freedom, principles of Varnashrama, and essential values.

For intermediate and advanced students, VIHE offers residential and correspondence Bhakti-shastri, Bhakti-vaibhava and Bhakti-vedanta courses, teacher training, and annual Govardhana and Holy Name retreats.

For more information, visit their website (link).