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
Diploma in Arcana 2018-19 Dates and Times To Be Announced
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