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The much awaited Jaimini Scholar Program Advanced Classes (JSPA) are to be initiated, just as in the past, from makara saṅkrānti (14 January), 2015. Teachings in the JSPA will not be restricted to the Upadeśa of Maharṣi Jaimini alone as these are advanced classes. The classes for JSPA-I are centred around studying some of the Upadeśa Sūtra in greater detail.

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Admission

The JSPA course is open only for those Jaimini Scholars who have completed the JSP Year-4 and are already certified. In addition, it is by invitation only and the prerogative for the invitation is with Pt. Sanjay Rath.

In future years, Jaimini Scholars who are certified can recommend their students for this course, which will need to be seconded by two other Jaimini Scholars. Without this three Jaimini Scholar recommendation, candidates cannot be considered for admission.

Course Fees

A one-time course fee of £ 500 ($ 850) must be paid before the course date of 15 January, 2015. The course fee does not include travel, boarding, lodging or any other incidental or additional costs towards the contact course. Course Fee includes access to the course website for 2 years.

JSPA Schedule

Ref Topic AM Topic: PM
Thu JSP1 Sṛṣṭi: Tattva, Varṇa, Karma Pada Dharma
Fri JSP1 Vṛddha Bhāva: Mṛtyu, Dhana, Vyaya, Sukha, Karma, Dharma, Bhakti, Śatru (Ghātaka)
Sat JSP2 Chara Daśā: 2.3.29 etc. Nārāyaṇa Daśā: 2.4.8-10
Sun JSP2 VND*: D3, D3-J, D9, D7, D10, D12 VND*: D4, D4V D16, D20
Mon JSP2 VND*: D4, D24, D24P Lagnāṁśaka Daśā: D30, D60, D11
Tue JSP2 Sudarśana Chakra Daśā Yogārdha Daśā (Jaimini)
Wed DBC Scholar Meeting 5PM
Thu JSP3A Navāṁśa Daśā Buddhi Gati Daśā
Fri JSP3B Ārūḍha Principles: JS 3.3.1-8 Ārūḍha Bhāva
Sat JSP3B Nature: JS 3.3.28-33 Prāṇa: JS 3.3.34-37
Sun JSP3B Udāharaṇa: JS 3.3.38-46 Niṣeka: JS 3.4.47-56

* VND: Varga Nārāyaṇa Daśā

JSPA Contact Class

The contact classes should be attended by all participants for at least one week. Inability to participate at all, without a plausible excuse for absence, can result in non-invitation in the future years. All participants who cannot be present for the Contact Class must take prior leave of absence from the Course Teacher.

Dates
The Contact Course for 11 days shall commence from Thursday, 30 April to 10 May, 2015.

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Venue
Cornucopia Hotel, Gozo, Malta

Address
10 Gnien Imriek Street, Xaghra, XRA1521, Malta | Website
Property Location
Located in Xaghra (Gozo), Cornucopia Hotel is convenient to Ggantija Temple and Calypso’s Cave. This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Ta’ Pinu Shrine and Gozo Ferry Terminal.
Rooms
Make yourself at home in one of the 48 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and LCD televisions. Rooms have private patios. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.
Premium Amenities
Dip into one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools or enjoy other recreational amenities, which include bicycles to rent. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, babysitting/childcare (surcharge), and gift shops/newsstands.
Dining
Grab a bite to eat at the hotel’s restaurant, where you can take in a garden view, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). A complimentary buffet breakfast is served daily.
Other Amenities
Featured amenities include high-speed (wired) Internet access (surcharge), currency exchange, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free parking is available onsite