WHEREEVER YOU ARE, BE KRISHNA CONSCIOUS
One-time slide show seminars like ‘Stress Management’ ‘Time Management’ for awareness.

Six-session slide show course called ‘Discover Your Self’ for learning basics of spirituality.

Weekly Study Circles Three courses each lasting for 4 months -‘Spiritual scientist’, ‘Positive Thinker’, ‘Self Manager’

Advanced courses : Those who complete the above can join ‘Proactive leader’ and ‘Personality Development’ courses. Beyond this one is eligible to join the ‘Bhakti Shastri’ course.

Weekend meeting on Thursday evening is open for all boys between 17 to 30 years of age. It is a gathering addressed by special speakers on themes relating to modern world and solution from Vedas.

Cultural Activities: Dramas, Nam rock, Debates, Music, Dance and Spiritual Camps and picnics.

Prerana Youth Festival : IYF organizes a quarterly special youth festival called ‘PRERANA’ where over a thousand boys participate in program consisting of a seminar, kirtans, dancing and Prasadam. Special eminent speakers are invited for this program.

Essence of Bhagavad Gita : Six day classes ended in six week.

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About BACE
BHAKTIVEDANTA ACADEMY FOR CULTURE & EDUCATION (BACE)

Introduction
The concept of Bhaktivedanta Academy for Culture and Education [BACE] was originally developed by IYF Pune. Following the same concept, BACE of IYF Chittagong is growing by the blessings of Sri Jagannath, Baladeva, Subhadra and Srila Prabhupada.


BACE is a residential facility for boys where they intensify their spiritual activities, develop a cooperative spirit, and practice and inculcate noble values and discipline. BACE also offering the following training program to empower the modern youth.


Personality Development and Character Build Up
• Training the students in the application of philosophy, values and principles in their personal life.
• Rising early, sleeping early, morning mantra meditation, GD (Group Discussion) and interactions
• Training in etiquettes, manners and proper behavior to be followed while living in society.
• Training in dealing with equals, juniors, seniors, elders in the family, parents, teachers.
• Training in integrity, truthfulness, simplicity, trustworthiness, non-envy, maturity, humility etc
• Training in self-excellence skills like giving presentations, conflict resolution, empathic listening etc
Yoga, Meditation and Nutritious Diet
• Vibrant health, peaceful mind, and satisfying loving relationships are essential for a life of quality.
• People poison their digestive tract with meat, alcohol,drugs, sleeping pills and junk-food.
• The purpose of food is to increase the duration of life, purify the mind and aid bodily strength.
At BACE, the students get Prasadam, sanctified lactovegetarian sanctified diet. It is wholesome, nutritious, satisfying and nourishing to body and soul.

Mantra Meditation
• Modern man filled with fear, tension, anger, defensive attitude etc leading to stress.
• The adrenaline hormone secretion leads to disorders like indigestion, back pain, blood pressure rise etc.
• Mantra Meditation is a powerful tool to alleviate stress and attain peace of mind.
• It provides one inner strength, patience, tolerance, vigor, confidence, power to make decisions etc.
• BACE Students regularly perform mantra meditation and lead cheerful stress-free lives.
Topping in Academics
• Spirituality and Academics are given equal importance for BACE students.
• During JAN/FEB/MAR and APR/MAY/JUN, the students study 10-13-16 hours per week.
• They fill Study cards and report to their Counselors for perusal and subsequent instruction.
• The alumni student or professor devotees help the younger students by coaching.
• For a devotee student, his college studies are not material. It is Krishna’s service.
Devotional Qualifications
• They are trained in cooking, cleaning, washing, worshiping, performing arati,
• singing, playing instruments like mridanga, kartals, harmonium,
• purchasing things from market, handling accounts, managing different departments like kitchen, etc.
• This foundational training is greatly helpful now and in the future.
Personal Care and Counseling
• Every BACE student has a Counselor who acts in his life as a Philosopher, Friend and Guide.
• He answers the student’s questions and shares his experiences.
• He helps him tackle physical, mental, and spiritual problems and trains him to face future challenges.
• The counselees fill up a sadhana card that acts as a report card filled up by the candidate.
• The Counselor-counselee meetings are held fortnightly or monthly to bring about a family atmosphere..
• Other committees that extend their help — marriage bureau, placement committee, etc.

So join with BACE now !!!

BACE IN CHITTAGONG…

Address : 1 no. Jaynagar Chawlkbazar
ctg.
Contact info..
Mob : +8801711-388216

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