ISKCON Desire Tree – Devotee Network is a social network. This manual is meant to provide the essential information to start the Bhakti- vriksha Program. This material is the result of over 2 years of practical experience . This Book is a comprehensive guide to help the Bhakti Vriksha Servant Covered all the parts of Bhakti Vriksha Week: Spiritual Edification, Nectar of Holy .

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The members need to have something different and relaxing periodically. This can be made interesting to learn. This will thus serve the bigger purpose of a rapid development in the expansion and growth of the yatra. Alternatively, if it is feasible, you can periodically telephone him and keep in touch with him so mqnual his fragile creeper of devotional service is not harmed in any way.

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Divide the class into groups and make them discuss the following points: It has already been tried in Mathuradesh as well as other parts of the world and the initial reports are very positive. The costs of picnics can definitely be shared between all the members. One must always regard the guru as ones Lord, master and best friend. How often do you come to the programs in a month?

Bhakti Vriksha Manual

To avoid complacency, one should be ready to break bad habits like chanting negligently, sleeping late nights, eating vriskha odd times, never reading shastras, never worrying about progress, wasting time in mundane gossip, etc.

Please write the following: At the end of the lesson the participants will be able to: You can also visit them in their homes. According to the sastras, how does one see women other than ones wife? What time do you rise in the vriksh Although devotees know that Krishna is the Supreme Absolute Truth, the cause of all causes, and the source of the demigods power, they should never criticize the demigods or scriptures that support demigod worship.


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None of the programs follow iron-cast rules; both have to be adjusted according to the local circumstances. Take care my boy! Some of the senses are meant maunal acquiring knowledge and some are meant for executing the conclusions of our thinking, feeling and willing. Similarly the cakrapatis can look after all the upa cakrapatis. You can enquire from them if they would like to chant on the beads before actually including it.

Leave A Reply Bhakyi reply. The maha cakrapatis can supervise the chakrapatis. They are, here, only to work for their livelihood and their jobs are renewed every two years.

Bhakti Vriksha Manual

They can each try to recite the sentence loudly before everyone. The tune should be simple for everyone to follow. They are all the personalities who do not want to marry the inauspicious Jara. Ideally if one were to get up by 3. If he succeeds, he returns to his own army. The leaders can promote this higher taste by their loving encouragement and patience knowing well that it is the powerful force of Krishnas and His devotees love that manuak melt the hearts of everyone and give them the higher taste.

So in this way, one teacher can manage hundreds of students of different categories. There are also few important verses that they should learn to refer to to from the Bhagavad gita.

Based on the convenience of the members the components of the program could be interchanged except ice-breaker.


Cover those points here. Those who have more time to spare may include more items of Aratis and pujas like Tulasi Arathi, Guru Puja, sandhya arati, bhoga arati, etc.

My only qualification is that I submissively and attentively heard from my Guru Maharaja. Anyone caught holding Jara at the moment becomes king of the yavanas. This can be done in the following ways: The curriculum gradually provides training for the members to become leaders themselves. So, if we are judging BV according to how devotees try to implement it, we may get a completely wrong impression and understanding of what BV really is because not everybody is walking his or her talk.

There are twelve Bhakti Vriksha groups, which meet once a week at the homes of various members. Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu predicted that His movement would spread to every town and village and that the whole world would be flooded with Love of Godhead. The Bhakti Vriksha program, as developed by us in Mathuradesh, is more than a simple application of theory.

We have mentioned that you start the study class after 6 months or roughly 24 weeks of conducting the program, but in several instances we have found that the members are ready for it much earliersay around the 3rd or 4th month. Fourth to Ninth 0ffenses to the holy name mnaual be listed and explained briefly, but may not be covered here in detail due to lack of time. By constant practice lila smarana increases up to the point of asta kalika lila.