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Gurupūrṇimā gathering with Neema & Surya – Belgium
July 14, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pmFree
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.
Doors open & light breakfast (if you wish to arrive earlier, please do!!)
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
- Learn the significance of the Guru-śiṣya parampara in the tradition with Neema.
- Have an overview of the symbolism of Dakṣiṇāmūrti – Lord Śiva as teacher with Sūrya.
- Practice the Dakṣiṇāmūrti mūla mantra japa (led by Shantala).
- 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.