Svarna Dvipa Institute of Integral Studies was initiated by Anand Krishna, an interfaith spiritual leaders as a form of learning and appreciation of great religions of the world, with an Interfaith Study programs, Svarna Dvipa Institute of Integral Studies is the first and the only spiritual e-learing in Indonesia .
Although the initiator has been conducting a hunger strike since March 9, 2011 as an effort to seek justice and obstructed by the hospital walls, but his spirit still run this interfaith study in a distance. In the Interfaith Studies program, the participant will receive instruction module each week through the website, all they have to do is to download modules that is available and then study at their place without leaving their home. In addition, an online forum is also provided for discussion, participants can ask questions related to the learning module, the coordinator will share their knowledge and experiences.
Those Modules was designed by Anand Krishna
The modules are designed by Anand Krishna and has been tested in the BlackBerry group to more than 500s people, these modules then gradually got perfection and presented to the public through the Interfaith Studies.
The learning module contains a study from a different side which is love and every participant will get modules contained:
At the end of each module there is a break for 2 weeks before entering the next module and at the time the participants asked to submit the results of their writings about certain topic of the modules they like most. By studying the modules the participants are expected to see the similarity of the teachings of every religion that is love.
Certification From Anand Ashram (Affiliated with the United Nations)
Each participant will receive a certificate after joining the program for a year, the certificate will be sent via post to the participant wherever they are. This Long-distance inter-religious studies is a breakthrough which was initiated by Anand Krishna as a form of modern learning, the solution for those who want to explore the spirituality through online media.
This is a translation of an article written by Su Rahman