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“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: www.radhadesh.com www.facebook.com/radhadesh www.facebook.com/MOSA.FormsofDevotion?fr­ef=ts www.formsofdevotion.org/ 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.

Points of view

It encompasses the entire cosmos — Vishnu in his grand avatar, representing the spiritual concept of all creation, diverse manifestations of a single essence. He occupies the centre, while rest of the elements are in the periphery. Thousands of painted images come together to form one. This is Manjunath Kamath’s depiction of the Vishwaroop (pictured). Director of Belgium-based Museum of Sacred Arts, Martin Gurvich, refers to the artwork as one of the highlights of an exhibition that will comprise the festival titled “Forms of Devotion: The Spiritual in Indian Art”. A multidimensional arts...

Showcasing the spiritual in Indian art

New Delhi | An uncanny wood charcoal rendition of the Goddess Kali, S H Raza’s iconic Bindu and an eclectic Jesus in oil are among artworks on display at an ongoing exhibition at the Lalit Kala Akademi here. Titled, Forms of Devotion, the showcase seems to aim at a spiritual union through the 400-odd works of art created by artists from across the country, both celebrated contemporary artists and those who work on the streets. Spaced across three storeys of the Akademi, the multidimensional exhibition contains a plethora of art mediums – paintings in oil and water colours, sculptures in ceramic,...