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Meeting with Prime Minister Modi, Feb16th 2018

On Friday 16th February Mahaprabhu dasa, Director of MOSA, met with Prime Minister Modi in his Residency. Mahaprabhu dasa together with the author of the book Sushma Bahl and the Co-Curator of the Show presented the PM a copy of Forms of Devotion- The Spiritual in Indian Art a two-volume set book published by MOSA. He spoke with the PM about the possibility of presenting the Exhibit Forms of Devotion in a European City to coincide with the visit of the PM in the future. The Museum of Sacred Art which is based in Radhadesh, Belgium has helped the Prime Minister’s Office find good art from artists...

MOSA Showcases Artist Who Met Srila Prabhupada

The Museum of Sacred Art (MOSA) in Radhadesh, Belgium, is exhibiting the works of famous Indian mandala painter Om Prakash Sharma, whose meeting with Srila Prabhupada left an impact on him. Now 85 years old, Om Prakash has had a long and productive career including serving as Dean at the Delhi College of Art for over a decade. He met Srila Prabhupada at Dr. Mishra’s yoga studio in New York City on December 15th, 1965 – before ISKCON was incorporated. Om Prakash was in New York on a scholarship with Columbia University, while Prabhupada was experiencing his first winter in the Big Apple. Srila...

“The Many Colors of Satsvarupa Dasa Goswami” opened on Sat. 28. Jan 2017

"The Many Colors of Satsvarupa Dasa Goswami" opened on Sat. 28. Jan 2017, during the Radhadesh Mellows festival. Both the two exhibition spaces of  the MOSA at Radhadesh are now full of Satsvarupa Maharaja's works, and MOSA also produced a full color catalog featuring a foreword by Mahaprabhu Dasa (Martin Gurvich), the director of the museum, and writings by Satyaraja dasa (Steven J. Rosen) as well as Satswarupa dasa Goswami himself, writing about his own creative process. Sacinandana Swami also attended the opening along with many excited visitors appreciating Goswami's unique art.

New MOSA Exhibition Shows “The Many Colors of Satsvarupa Dasa Goswami”

A new solo exhibition opened at the Museum of Sacred Art (MOSA) in Radhadesh, Belgium on January 28th, during the Radhadesh Mellows kirtan festival, entitled “The Many Colors of Satsvarupa Dasa Goswami.” Satsvarupa Maharaja’s bright and colorful works filled MOSA’s two exhibition spaces during Radhadesh Mellows -- which was attended by about a thousand devotees -- and continue to be on display now. Satsvarupa Dasa Goswami is well-known in ISKCON for his prolific writings, which include Srila Prabhupada’s official biography, Srila Prabhupada-Lilamrita, as well as scriptural works...

VIDEO: Forms of Devotion book in the hands of Theresa May, the UK Prime Minister

The UK Prime Minister Theresa May hosted a reception to celebrate Diwali and welcomed more than 150 key figures from across the Hindu, Sikh and Jain communities. During that event, Martin Gurvich, MOSA Director, gave Theresa May a Forms of Devotion book.      

Illuminations from the Bhagavad-Gita. Saturday 28 May 2016

The Radhadesh Community and the Museum of Sacred Art cordially invite you to the opening of the exhibition: Illuminations from the Bhagavad-Gita. Saturday 28 May 2016 at 10:00.  

Museum of Sacred Art to Open in Villa Vrindavana, Italy

After several internal events celebrating its progress so far, the Museum of Sacred Art (MOSA) is set to officially open in Villa Vrindavana, Italy, at the end of this month. The museum is MOSA’s second branch, with the first running in Radhadesh, Belgium since 2009 and currently attracting around 12,000 visitors a year. MOSA Italy, located in the historic 16th century wing of Villa Vrindavana,  will have two inaugural events. The first, on September 24th, will receive around 100 local dignitaries, politicians, and residents of nearby Florence – one of the world’s art capitals...

Lalgudi Bani Concert in MOSA 2 – 1st Oct 2015

You are cordially invited to attend a concert in the MOSA museum, in Radhadesh. Please bring and/or invite your friends, family, neighbors etc.

VIDEO: MOSA exhibition – Bharti Dayal – 22 July 2015

On 22nd July 2015 MOSA held an Bharti Dayal exhibition, a well known Madhubani artist from India. The exhibition was held in Radhadesh and we had special guests and performances. The Indian ambassador from Belgium M.S Puri attended this exhibition and Bharti Dayal herself. We had Kirtan by Krishangi Lila DD, Mahatma das and a performance by Madras String Quartet from India and Bharath Natyam dance by Gaura Nataraj das. It was an well attended event by the french community and organised by MOSA (Museum of sacred arts). Useful links for more information:­ef=ts Music...

VIDEO: Studios of Devotion

Studios of Devotion is a four-part documentary series directed by Gautam Ghose with Jagannath Guha as associate director and artist-curator Desmond Lazaro as scriptwriter and narrator. Visiting artists and their studios in different parts of India, the film captures the spirit of devotion and spirituality as practiced in contemporary India.