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Bhakta Prahlad siksha Samaj & Krishna CLUB
Registrations 2022-23

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BPSS & Krishna Club theme for 2021:
"The Holy Rivers"

For Kids and Teens!

BPSS (Primary & Middle School): 6 to 12 years

Languages: English, Tamil, Hindi & Telugu

 

Krishna Club (High School): 13 to 17 years

Languages: English and Tamil

Steps to Register:

 

1. Please select a batch from the TABLES below

2. Make note of the CLASS CODE 

3. Click the REGISTER button.

 

Tables 1-4 list all the classes available- online/physical, languages & age group. Any queries, see our FAQ below. If you still have queries, you may call the helplines provided at the end of this page. Alternatively, e-mail any queries and suggestions to iskconchennaionline@gmail.com.

 
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FAQ

What are BPSS and Krishna Club programs?

These are year-long weekly programs conducted by the Children’s wing of ISKCON Chennai. Bhakta Prahlad Siksha Samaj (BPSS) program is for children in the age group 6 to 12 years. Krishna Club is for teens, aged 13 to 17 years.

If you are not located in Chennai, please check if your local ISKCON Centre is doing a similar program.

What is the topic for this year?

This year's topic for both BPSS and Krishna Club is "The Holy Rivers".

How long is the program?

The program is for 1.5 hrs. once a week, from the end of June 2022 to March 2023.

 

What time slots and which day of the week is the program offered?

Depending on each teacher’s availability, the time slots and days vary. Most of the sessions are on Friday, Saturday & Sunday. There are a few batches offered on weekdays. Refer to Tables 1-4 above.

How will the sessions be conducted?

Most of our batches will be conducted online. In addition, this year, we are opening a few batches in the physical space. Please refer to Table 1-4 which shows all available classes. If you happen to be in a location where physical classes are taking place, please register for them. In case restrictions are imposed due to the pandemic in the future, the physical classes will be continued online, thus there will be no loss in learning. 

What is the content & course material?

1) BPSS program will include the following:

Stories, Bhajans, Slokas, Art & Craft, Quiz and Activities, non-fire cooking and festivities.

The Krishna Club program will include stories, discussions,

debates, dumb charades, role-plays & Just-a-minute (JAM)

sessions and games.

2) Class material will be provided in the form of pdfs, audios

and videos.

3) Sessions will be conducted for 1.5 hours weekly during the program.

Who will conduct the sessions?

The sessions will be conducted by trained and experienced teachers of ISKCON Chennai.

 

In what languages are the sessions conducted?

For BPSS, the sessions will be conducted in Telugu, Hindi, English or Tamil. We only have only one batch each in Telugu and Hindi, while the majority of our classes are either in Tamil or English.

 

For Krishna Club, the sessions are available in English and Tamil only.

Refer to Tables 1-4 above to know the time slot availability for each language.

 

Are the non-English language classes given in spoken style?

All our non-English language classes will be in commonly spoken-style with some English words mixed.

How much is the fee? How do I pay?

Registration should be done separately for each child. The fee for the course is Rs. 1200/- per student. It can be paid online via Razorpay. Click the Pay button and proceed to checkout. It will lead to a payment gateway to pay using netbanking, gpay or similar UPI payment or credit/ debit card options.

Please choose carefully. In case you filled wrongly or want to change your response, kindly contact the helplines given.
 

NOTE: If registering for siblings, use the coupon SIBLING to avail a discount of Rs. 200 in the subsequent booking. The sibling discount CANNOT be used while registering the first child or cousins.

 

Is there a Sibling Discount?

While registering for a second or third child (siblings), use the coupon SIBLING to avail of a discount of Rs. 200 during the subsequent booking. The sibling discount CANNOT be used while registering for first child/ cousins.

 

What will happen once I register for the course?

Once you register with us and choose your time slot and language:

1) You will receive a confirmatory email about the booking and the receipt of the fees. In case you don't receive

a confirmatory email, kindly email us @ iskconchennaionline@gmail.com or call the helplines (given below).

2) You can contact the teacher assigned to you using the phone numbers specified in the table above.

3)The individual teacher will also create a WhatsApp group for interaction. The meeting link for the online class will be posted there.

4) You will be sent a Google classroom link to access study materials.

On which platform will the online sessions happen?

The online classes will be conducted through Google meet. Your respective teacher will send you the link to join the online sessions.

 

How big is the class size and will personal attention be given?

We are limiting the online class size to 20 students per teacher. This is to provide individual attention to your child/ teen. Physical Classes may go up to a 30:1 student-teacher ratio.

 

Where will the course materials be posted?

The course materials will be posted in a Google Classroom. Your online teacher may also create a WhatsApp group for interaction. Your teacher will guide you in accessing the classroom.

Will there be any offline homework?

For BPSS, the art & craft has to be done at home following the videos that we provide. Also, some fun-filled activities will be provided to be done at home, offline.

For the Krishna Club program, preparatory homework for the online activities may be given.

Will I be able to change my time slot/ language/ teacher?

Preferably not, it will affect our logistics. So, carefully select

your slot.

What is the last date to register?

We have a limited number of seats only. So, book as soon as possible, to avoid disappointment. Bookings open on a first-come-first-serve basis only.

 

CUSTOMER SUPPORT

You can e-mail your queries to iskconchennaionline@gmail.com. We also have devotee volunteers who can be contacted at the following times of the day. Please contact them if you still need help despite going through the FAQ.

HELPLINES

1) Esvari mataji +91 94447 08680 (All days except Sundays, 10am-7pm)

Languages: English, Hindi & Tamil

2) NithyaSakhi Radha mataji +918939769129 (Monday to Thursday, 10am-7pm)

Languages: English & Tamil

 

3) Sashimukhi Mataji +91 91762 41413 (Only Saturdays & Sundays, 11am-7pm),

Languages: English & Hindi

 

4) Deepa Mataji +91 99622 29141 (Only Saturdays & Sundays, 9am-6pm)

Languages: Hindi, English, Telugu, Marathi & Tamil.