Course Schedules

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


Diploma Course

Classes for Mayapur Academy 2016-2017 semester start  19 October 2016 and continue until Nityananda Trayodasi on 9 February 2017. The graduation ceremony is usually held one week after the final classes.

 

Unit Date Class Times
Opening Ceremony 19 October 2016 2:55 – 4:30pm
Orientation 20 October 2016 10:30am – 1:30pm
Tulasi: Care & Worship 24 October – 28 October 2016 4:00 – 6:00pm
Brahminical Culture & Ethics 24 October- 11 November 2016 10:30am – 1:30pm
Men's Samskaras 14 November- 25 November 2016 10:30am – 1:30pm
Jewellery Making 14 November – 22 November 2016 4:00pm-6:00pm
Astrology 24 November – 26 November 2016 4:00 – 6:00pm or 10:00am-1:00pm
Festivals 28 November – 3 December 2016 10:30am – 1:30pm / 3:45-6:45pm
Women's Cooking 6 December – 16 December 2016 10:30am – 1:30pm
Men's Dressing 6 December – 16 December 2016 10:30am – 1:30pm
Men's Flowers 14 December- 16 December 2016 4:00 – 6:00pm
Women's Dressing 19 December – 31 December 2016 10:30am – 1:30pm
Women's Flowers 19 December- 21 December 2016 4:00 – 6:00pm
Men's Cooking 19 December – 31 December 2016 10:30am – 1:30pm
Women's Samskaras 2 January- 13 January 2017 10:30am – 12:30pm
Dress Design 9 January – 18 January 2017 4:00 – 6:00pm or 10:30am – 1:30pm
Temple Worship 19 January – 8 February 2017 10:30am – 1:30pm
Mantras Daily 10:00 – 10:30am
Practicum Following each unit See Google Calendar for details

 


Arcana Course in Bengali language

The next course will be in 2017, after Ratha-yatra


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