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Gurupūrṇimā gathering with Neema & Surya – Belgium

July 14, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm


Dakṣiṇāmurti as Guru
Gathering in Belgium (Liège area) countryside farmhouse.
Thursday July 14
10am – 5pm
Teachers: Neema & Surya

Note: It says “free” but a donation directly offered to the teachers will be requested.

“Guru is a human being as well as an institution. The guru, a human being, provides us with a day for worshipping and celebrating the institution that transcends biographies.” – Swami Dayananda Saraswati.

A talk with Neema Majmudar who has studied in the tradition of Adi Sankaracarya, on what a traditional Teaching of Self-Knowledge is all about followed by a talk on the Symbolism of Dakṣiṇāmūrti by Surya Tahora, also contemporary teacher of Advaita Vedanta. Neema will unfold the role of the Guru in the tradition.

9AM :
Doors open & light breakfast (if you wish to arrive earlier, please do!!)

10AM :
Significance & role of Guru in the tradition.

Morning tea break

11.30am – 12.30pm

The Guru-śiṣya parampara

12.30pm – 1.00pm
Pre-lunch break – Tai Chi with Surya while lunch is prepared

1pm – 2pm
LUNCH by Funky Vegan Food Truck – a contribution of €25 for lunch will be requested.

2pm – 3pm:

Walk in the countryside
Table tennis (if it rains!)

3pm – 4pm:

Symbolism of Dakṣiṇāmūrti

4pm – 4.15pm:
Quick tea break

4.15pm – 5pm
Dakṣiṇāmūrti mūla mantra japa

5pm – 6pm
Chai/snack/prepare to leave or stay longer

You will:

  1. Learn the significance of the Guru-śiṣya parampara in the tradition with Neema.
  2. Have an overview of the symbolism of Dakṣiṇāmūrti – Lord Śiva as teacher with Sūrya.
  3. Practice the Dakṣiṇāmūrti mūla mantra japa (led by Shantala).
  4. Enjoy a gathering in the countryside with the local Veda Studies community ❤️.


A donation directly to our teachers Neema & Surya will be appreciated. We suggest starting donation of €50 and if possible to contribute more, we will be grateful! Our teachers travel here from India.

Veda Studies is sponsoring the local travel and accommodation costs of our teachers with ❤️
A €25 contribution towards the Food Truck organised will be requested from each participant.






July 14, 2022
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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