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 2015-2016 semester start  29 October 2015 and continue until Nityananda Trayodasi on 20 February 2016. The graduation ceremony is usually held one week after the final classes.

 

Unit Date Class Times
Opening Ceremony 29 October 2015 2:55 – 4:30pm
Orientation 30 October 2015 10:30am – 1:30pm
Tulasi: Care & Worship 30 October – 5 November 2015 4:00 – 6:00pm
Brahminical Culture & Ethics 2 November – 24 November 2015 10:30am – 1:30pm
Festivals 5 November – 8 November 2015 10:30am – 1:30pm / 3:45-6:45pm
Astrology 9 November – 13 November 2015 4:00 – 6:00pm
Women's Samskaras 23 November – 2 December 10:30am – 12:30pm
Men's Cooking 3 December – 18 December 2015 10:30am – 1:30pm
Women's Dressing 3 December – 18 December 2015 10:30am – 1:30pm
Women's Cooking 21 December 2015 – 2 January 2016 10:30am – 1:30pm
Men's Dressing 21 December 2015 – 2 January 2016 10:30am – 1:30pm
Men's Samskaras 4 January – 15 January 2016 10:30am – 1:30pm
Women's Flowers 4 January – 5 January 2016 4:00 – 6:00pm
Men's Flowers 7 January – 8 January 2016 4:00 – 6:00pm
Dress Design 11 January – 22 January 2016 4:00 – 6:00pm or 10:30am – 1:30pm
Jewellery Making 18 January – 22 January 2016 3:00 – 5:00pm
Temple Worship 25 January – 15 February 2016 10:30am – 1:30pm
Mantras Daily 10:00 – 10:30am
Practicum Following each unit See Google Calendar for details


For a detailed calendar view, please check our Google Calendar.

 


Arcana Course in Bengali language

There will be no course in 2015. The next course will be in 2016, 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