Bal Gokul Bhakti Group (6th to 8th grade)
Bhakti Group provides a continuation of the teachings from Jagrati and Shakti groups. The basic principles of Sanatan Dharma will be discussed at a level appropriate for middle school children. We emphasize the understanding of the basic ideas of Hindu Philosophy and logical derivation of its practices.
Introduce the students to the Hindu philosophy and instill practices in daily life
Teach the students about their culture and the practices
Prepare students to be thoughtful leaders in all aspects of the their life
Develop positive personality traits like self-discipline, leadership, compassion and courage in the youth.
Curriculum (3 years)
Introduction to basic beliefs of Hinduism
Hindu festivals and their origin
India’s contributions to the world – science/mathematics/astronomy/philosophy
Famous Hindu Personalities and their ways of practicing of Hinduism
Mahabharata and Srimad Bhagavad Gita
Introduction to Hindu Scriptures: Vedas, Upanishads and Puranas
Hindu way of life
The origins of Sanatan Dharma and comparison with other religions
Hindu Dharma Book (MMBG will provide this for new students only)
Lecture/reading materials and class summaries (provided by the teachers)
Greetings, Pranayama and shloka of the day
Student lead review of previous class material.
Class – lecture/discussion and question answers.
Reciting “Sahnavavatu ..” shloka
Students are expected to attend all classes to have uninterrupted learning. Students will work in small teams on assignments and classwork.
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