Course Schedules

Mayapur Academy offers courses at three times during the year: The Diploma Course in the winter months, the Diploma Course in Hindi or Bengali Arcana Course every other summer, and Festival Seminars during the Gaura-pūrṇimā Festival.


Diploma Course

   

 

Unit Date Class Times
Opening Ceremony October 6
Orientation October 7
Brahminical Culture & Ethics October 9 – October 27 10:30am – 1:30pm
Tulasi Care & Worship October 16 – October 20 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Festivals October 28 -November 4 10:30am – 1:30pm
Men's Samskaras level 1 November 6 – November 17 10:30am-1:30pm
Jewelry Making November 6 – November 17 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Men's Flower Arranging November 6 – November 9 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Women's Flower Arranging November 13 – November 16 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Men's Cooking November 20 – December 2 10:30am – 1:30pm
Women's Dressing November 20 – December 2 10:30am – 1:30pm
Men's Samskarasa level 2 November 20 – December 1 4:00pm-6:00pm
Men's Dressing December 4 – December 16 10:30am – 1:30pm
Women's Cooking December 4 – December 16 10:30am-1:30pm
Women's Samskaras December 18 – December 27 10:30am-1:30pm
Dress Design December 18 – December 29 (various times)
Temple Worship 1 January 1 – January 19 10:30am-1:30pm
Mantras daily 10:00am-10:30am
Practicum Following each unit See Google Calendar for details

 


Diploma Course in Hindi

   

 

Unit Date Class Times
Opening Ceremony and Orientation August 19
Brahminical Culture & Ethics August 21 – September 8 10:30am-1:30pm
Tulasi Care & Worship August 28-September 1 4:00pm-6:00pm
Jewelry Making September 4-September 8 4:00pm-6:00pm
Temple Worship September 11-September 29 10:30am-1:30pm
Cooking October 2-October 14 10:30am-1:30pm or 3:30pm-6:30pm
Deity Dressing October 16-October 29 3:30pm-6:30pm
Festivals October 30-November 4 10:30am-1:30pm
Mantras daily 10:00am-10:30am
Practicums November 6-November 11 (various times)

Festival Courses

Various seminars and cooking demonstrations are held during the annual Gaura-pūrṇimā festival. Details closer to the time.

Seminars include:

  • Deity Worship Questions and Answers
  • Men’s Samskaras Questions and Answers
  • Woman’s Samaskaras
  • Vaisnava Acamana and Arati
  • Deity Turban Making and Face Painting
  • Italian and South Indian Cooking