Program to Certify Volunteer Chaplains of the Hindu Faith To Be Held in Early January

5383516-word-cloud-concept-illustration-of-hinduism-religion-glowing-light-effectUNITED STATES, December 27, 2014 (Press Release): Hindu University of America (HUA), in conjunction with Vishwa Hindu Parishad of America, is pleased to present the first Training Course for American Hindu Leaders to become Certified Volunteer Chaplains of the Hindu Faith. The course will be presented at Satchidananda Ashram-Yogaville, in Buckingham, VA, Monday 5 Jan. -Friday 9 Jan. 2015.

The fee for the instructional program for certification is $150. Accommodations at the Ashram for an individual participant range in price from $300 (shared dormitory room and bath) to $460. Price for couples is slightly less than for two individuals. Included: four nights of room, three Vegan meals a day, three daily meditation sessions, a daily hatha class, and a tour of the inspiring, globally respected, LOTUS temple and other holy sites.  HUA is working to establish a Masters of Divinity program to train chaplains of Eastern Traditions to serve anywhere that such services are needed. This course is also applicable for graduate college credit. Please contact Swami Sarvaananda,, with questions and confirmation. 

Source: Hinduism Today