The GBC College for Leadership Development is ISKCON’s official leadership school where potential candidates will be trained for positions of top leadership in ISKCON. It is a GBC initiative offering interactive classroom and online classes from experienced ISKCON instructors. Dedicated to His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, founder-acharya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON).
First residential of year 2018 is in ISKCON Pune, NVCC from 24th Feb to 8th Mar. Twenty leaders from different parts of world are attending GBC College this year. Course instructors include HH Gopal Krishna Gosvami Maharaj, HG Kaunteya Pr, HG Rasakridaparayana Pr, HG Radheyshyam Pr, HG Tapan Mishra Pr, HG Bala Govinda Pr, and HG Gopinath Prasad Pr.
on 2nd March 2018 ISKCON NVCC Pune celebrated Gaura Purnima festival, the appearance day of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu in a grand way. Altar was was decorated with green and black grapes arranged in a beautiful way. Morning SB class was given by H.G.Mohanrupa Pr. Evening celebration started from 6.45 p.m onwards with Abhishek of Sri Sri Gaur Nitai followed by festival class by H.G.Ramnitai Pr , Maha Arati and Mahaprasad to all. The event was attended by about 3000+ devotees and visitors. Also 12 hour kirtan was conducted in the temple hall on this occasion.
Yesterday 11th Feb, 2018 the devotees of Sri Sri Radha Vrindavanchandra Mandir, ISKCON PUNE NVCC were privileged by the presence of HG Madhava Pr,
a world renowned kirtan leader, especially known for his deep and absorbing kirtans.
Owing to a Sunday, the temple hall was bustling with activity and a huge throng of people leading even to the balcony, eager in anticipation of the
event.The team of devotees were busy since last two days making different arrangements including travel, prasadam,
volunteering, event management, etc. for Madhava pr and team. Their hard work bearing fruit, the Kirtan event was smooth and hassle free.
The kirtan began at 4.45 pm and went on till 7.15 pm, beginning with the introduction of Madhava pr. He began by giving a short talk
on the holy name from a quotation by Srila Prabhupada. He was assisted on mrdanga by HG Vrindavan Kirtan Pr along with other
instruments like the flute, violin and guitar. The Kirtan lifted the spirits of one and all – the brahmacharis, the congregation
devotees, the children (who are a special favorite of Madhava pr) and all other temple visitors who attended the Kirtan.
Friday, 12th Jan – 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm – JAPA Workshop – Part 1
Saturday, 13th Jan – 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm – JAPA Workshop – Part 2
Sunday, 14th Jan – 8:40 am to 10:00 am – Srimad Bhagavatam Clas
25th Dec : World Holy Name festival Gifts distribution by HH Lokanath Swami Maharaj after SB class around 10AM To DEVOTEES Chanted more than 400 rounds of HKMM during japathon 2017 Devotees regularly participating in kirtans Devotees who chanted 108 rounds on Srila Haridas Thakur disapp day PDC brahmacaris.
25th Dec – 31st dec:
Morn SB classes at NVCC : 8:40am – 10AM by HH Lokanath Swami Maharaj
- Breakfast from 8AM – 8:30AM in prasadam hal
- Evening Bhagvat Katha at Ganesh Kala Krida Manch – 6PM to 9PM followed by prasadam feast – by HH Lokanath Swami Maharaj.