Upcoming Courses

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.

Second Initiation Course

with Kripamoya das

śamo damas tapaḥ śaucaṁ

kṣāntir ārjavam eva ca

jñānaṁ vijñānam āstikyaṁ

brahma-karma svabhāva-jam

Peacefulness, self-control, austerity, purity, tolerance, honesty, knowledge, wisdom and religiousness...Read More »


Existence: The Atma Paradigm

A synthesis of ancient philosophy & latest science

with Akhandadhi das (ACBSP)

In this four-part series, Akhandadhi das tries to resolve the big questions:

            What is consciousness? Where does it come from?

                        What’s moving matter? Are there different states of...Read More »


Guru and Disciple Course

with Kripamoya das

“Just try to learn the truth by approaching a spiritual master. Inquire from him submissively and render service unto him. The self-realized souls can impart knowledge unto you because they have seen the truth.”

- Bhagavad-gita 4.34

Scriptures...Read More »


Yoga Wednesdays

with Patricia Rafferty (Padma Malini dasi)

  • Explore a wide range of postures which allow you to enter into the therapeutic and invigorating experience of Yoga that is accessible to all practitioners. Increase strength and flexibility while...Read More »

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