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The Radhadesh Community and the Museum of Sacred Art (MOSA), – open doors day on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th of June

The Radhadesh Community and the Museum of Sacred Art (MOSA), located at Château de Petite Somme near Durbuy, will have an open doors day on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th of June for all those who wish to learn about the traditional culture of India. The program will start at 15:00, with guided tours of the castle and the temple room. Then there will be the official opening of the new exhibition by artist Seema Kohli, a concert of Indian classical music by flute maestro Hariprasad Chaurasia, a bharata-natyam dance by Gaura Nataraja, and some tasty vegetarian refreshments. The program...

VIDEO: Forms of Devotion: The Spiritual in Indian Art

This film highlights the exhibit and events surrounding Forms of Devotion: The Spiritual in Indian Art, beginning from Delhi and then moving on to Bangkok, Shanghai, Madrid and Valladolid, between March 2015 to January 2017.   

Art Workshop: Drawing Vishnu’s Form, July 29th 2018

The art workshop by Drdha Vrata Gorrick entitled Drawing Vishnu's form was held in MOSA's Gallery 1 in collaboration with Kulimela Festival 2018. The workshop illustrates the principles of drawing Vishnu's form according to the shilpa shastras (the scriptures related to art and practiced in India). Thank you to the enthusiastic participants for attending. Photos by Govinda Kishor.   " order_by="sortorder" order_direction="ASC" returns="included" maximum_entity_count="500"]

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...

The opening of the exhibitions: Divine Portraiture & Aksharayoga, on Saturday, January 28th at 17:00

The Radhadesh Community and the Museum of Sacred Art cordially invite you to the opening of the exhibitions: Divine Portraiture & Aksharayoga, on Saturday, January 28th at 17:00 About Divine Portraiture MOSA is happy to present this amazing show called Divine Portraiture consisting of 4 artists who in different ways paint Divine images. Three of them come from South India and one even though born in America studied traditional arts in South India at Mahabalipuram. Devas, Deities and Avatars are painted in different ways but always with great Devotion. The approach is traditional yet it shows...

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.