Founder Acharya His Divine Grace
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Mayapur Academy Diploma in Arcana Course
By Gauranga Simha Das   |  Sep 02, 2011

Those who are interested can learn the art of Deity worship in Sri Dham Mayapur. The main teachers are Jananivasa Das Head Pujari in the Mayapur Deity Department and Nrsimha Kavaca Das ISKCON Deity Worship Minister.

Teaching units include:

• Temple Worship

• Deity Dressing

• Samskaras

• Cooking

• Brahminical Ethics & Training

• Festivals

• Dress Making

• Tulasi Care & Worship

• Vedic Astrology

The next diploma course starts on the 24th of October 2011 and will run until Nityananda Trayodasi on 6 February 2012. Registration has already begun and space is limited.

Submissions are accepted online at

Successful applicants will receive training in all aspects of deity worship and learn how to offer service that is genuinely pleasing to the Lord. At the same time, students will assist in establishing the standard of worship that Srila Prabhupada wanted for ISKCON temples around the world.

“When a devotee with all his heart and soul serves Krsna, dresses Him in nice garments and gives Him a flower, Krsna smiles. If you can get Krsna to smile upon you just once, your life’s goal is fulfilled.”

(Lecture SB 3.25.12, 12 November 1974)

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