The College of Vedic Studies is based at the Hare Krishna temple. The College offers a range of educational, spiritual and practical courses and workshops based on the ancient teachings of the Vedas - from yoga to music; and spiritual transformation starting with simple courses all the way up to gaining a Shastric philosophical degree.The courses are highly accessible to people from all walks of life, presenting Vedic teachings in a practical, simple and interactive way. They allow the benefits of a time-honoured tradition to reach a modern audience, and are designed to equip anyone with the skills and knowledge to improve their life in many areas – relationships, enjoyment, health and spiritual development.
The College is recognised as a Centre to deliver National Open College Network Qualifications. The College strives to become a centre of excellence for the practice and teaching of Vedic culture and tradition. We aim to propagate Vedic theology and principles.
with Chintamani Dhama Devi Dasi
Srila Prabhupada equates sadhu sanga with discussions of transcendental literature amongst devotees. He frequently exhorts us to discuss his books systematically and scrutinisingly. This seminar looks at some of these instructions and also other evidences from Srila Prabhupada how we can get the most out of...Read More »
Sign Language is a visual means of communicating using gestures, facial expression, and body language. Sign Language is used mainly by people who are deaf or have hearing impairments.
More and more devotees are coming forward who have such hearing impairments. Consequently,...Read More »
Introductory Course for Women
This is a three month residential course starting on the 7th April 2014 and finishing on the 30th June 2014.
Learn simple living, high thinking, experience the spirituality of the temple morning program, learn to play Indian musical instruments, meet other students, temple devotees and make...Read More »
with Patricia Rafferty (Padma Malini dasi)
- Explore the fundamental elements of Ashtanga Yoga, working through this demanding and invigorating sequence of postures at your own pace and level.
- Gain a basic understanding of the eight limbs of this practise and an awareness of...Read More »