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GBTC - Global Basic Training Center - Ydrefors, Sweden

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The GBTC Sweden was established in 1976 by Ac. Dhrtibodhananda Avt. who was replaced by Ac. Dhruvananda Avt. in 1978.

Ac. Dhruvananda Avt.The GBTC Sweden is one of the original institutions set up under the direction of Shrii Shrii Anandamurti, also known as Prabhat Rainjan Sarkar. It is the training center of future Acaryas of Ananda Marga Pracaraka Samgha (AMPS) . The other institutions are located in Varanasi India (Brothers), Bangalore India (Sisters), Accra Ghana and Davao Maharlika (Philippines)

The training center caters to both sisters and brothers. The residential complex of brothers and sisters are located separately and both BTC (Brothers Training Center) and STC (Sisters Training Center) follow a rigorous routine of long Sadhana, Kiirtan, Asanas, Kaoshiki, Tandava and other activities of all round self-development.

Upon the completion of training, the brothers and sisters will be declared as Acaryas by the Acarya Board of Ananda Marga Pracaraka Samgha (AMPS) Central. AMPS Central Camp Office is in Ranchi, India.

Acaryas shall then be officially posted in one of the seven sectors demarcated by AMPS Central.

There after, Acaryas shall perfomed their structural duties as per the AMPS system in strict accordance with thier Tour Programs duly signed by their Higher AMPS Structural Authorities.

Who is an Acarya

Those who have the responsibility to show the path to others should be of superlative character with the most refined conduct. They and their followers must move constantly towards all-round development and shreya [ultimate spiritual attainment]. Persons who teach such well-regulated behaviour to others by their own conduct are called ácáryas. Shrii Shrii Anandamurti The Conduct of an Acarya

Ac. Gatimayananda Avt.The GBTC is currently directed by Ac. Gatimayananda Avt., The Shraman
and Ac. Harikrpananda Avt, the Assistant Shraman.

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598 73 Gullringen
Phone: +46 492 80064
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