Lesson 1 Welcome & Introduction


To introduce participants to each other and establish positive foundations for the course.
To familiarize students with:

  • The inception of the course and its relevance in ISKCON today.
  • CourseBroad Aims &Twelve Principals and Values
  • Course schedule & Assessment
  • Classroom norms
  • Student Handbook etc.



By the end of the lesson students should be able to:

  • Introduce themselves to the rest of the students.
  • Identify some the needs which form the basis of the courseand discuss the importance of the course for ISKCON in general.
  • Identify some areas they could personally improve in as a disciple
  • Cite the CourseBroad Aims & Twelve Principals and Values
  • Discuss comments from ISKCON’s leaders on the relevance of the course.
  • Discuss and agree to follow the Classroom Norms