Photo Gallery


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"]

PHOTO GALLERY: Divine Portraiture by Manivelu, Gorrick, Reddy and Verma [JAN 2018 – JAN 2019]

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 a very contemporary nature. As if tradition is not only something of the past but very much something of the present. Manivelu, Verma, Reddy and Gorrick are working in different medium and styles...

PHOTO GALLERY: Aksharayoga – Sacred calligraphy by Jayant Silva [JAN 2018 – JAN 2019]

Although Indian art traditionally features figurative portrayals of deities and represents the Divine in many wonderful forms (as can be appreciated in “Divine Portraiture,” another MOSA exhibition), Jayant Silva expresses himself through calligraphy, a more rare art form within Vaishnavism. He has made it his mission to use a rare Sanskrit script called Siddham and use calligraphy as a means to express devotion to the Lord in amazing ways. Vaishnava tradition has many wonderful scriptures and writings by different acharyas, or spiritual teachers, and to bring them to life with sacred calligraphy,...

Photo Gallery: Om Prakash – Mandalas, 10th of Jun 2017

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.  

PHOTO GALLERY: The Many colors of Satsvarupa dasa Goswami, 28TH OF 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.

Photo Gallery: Illuminations of the Bhagavad Gita, 25th of May 2016

Illuminations of the Bhagavad Gita: The spiritual inauguration of the walking path in the presence of the artist, Kim Waters 25th May 2016

Photo Gallery: Opening of Bharti Dayal’s exhibition on 22nd 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).

PHOTO GALLERY: Opening of three exhibitis – Timeless art, Looking within and Enduring epics, May 18th 2014

Here you can see the photos of inaugurating the 2014 art exhibits at MOSA by Shobha Broota (Looking within), Raghupati Bhat (Enduring epics), and Poosapati Parameshwar Raju (Timeless Art) which filled everyone with profound joy.  

PHOTO GALLERY: Inauguration of the Second Art Gallery of the Museum of Sacred Art, 2 June 2012

The Museum of Sacred Art, established in 2010 at the Château de la Petite Somme in Durbuy, opened its second art gallery to the public on 2 June 2012. The gallery was inaugurated by Ms. Pooja Kapur, Counsellor (Consular, Culture, Education & Environment) at the Embassy of India and Ms. Sushma Bahl, Art Curator and Writer. The event began with traditional chanting and breaking of coconuts, and was followed by a welcome address by the Director of the Museum, Mahaprabhu Dasa, and the ribbon cutting ceremony. The gallery showcases paintings by some of the best contemporary religious artists...

PHOTO GALLERY: Pictures from the opening of Museum of Sacred Art (July 27 2010)