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Yoga & Vedanta with Neema & Surya – Belgium

June 22, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm


Yoga & Vedanta – an exploration
Gathering in Belgium (Liège area) countryside farmhouse.
Thursday June 22
10am – 5pm
Teachers: Neema & Surya

Note: The registration fee says “€25” but this is only your lunch contribution. A donation directly offered to the teachers will be requested. Details below.

The two popular traditions of Yoga and Vedānta share similar concepts and practices. They consider related texts, but bring forth different meanings.

In this one-day workshop, some selected verses from the Yoga Sutras of Patañjali will be taught in the light of non-dual Advaita Vedanta in a clear and insightful way by Neema Majmudar, disciple of Swami Dayananda Saraswati, Arsha Vidya.

This session can lead to a unique perspective of knowledge about one’s subject for every yoga student and yoga teacher.

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

10AM :
Patañjali’s definition of Yoga

Morning tea break

11.30am – 12.30pm

What is Samādhi?

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

1pm – 2pm
LUNCH by La cuisine de Georgette – a contribution of €25 for lunch will be requested (Lunch, chai, snacks).

2pm – 3pm:

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

3pm – 4pm:

Yoga and Vedanta continued.

4pm – 4.15pm:
Quick tea break

4.15pm – 5pm

Concluding discussion.

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

You will:

  1. Chant selected Yoga Sūtras of Patañjali.
  2. Have an insight into what Samādhi means in the Śāstra.
  3. Enjoy Neema’s articulate and insightful analysis of the Yoga Sūtras in light of Vedanta.
  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 a starting donation of €50 and if possible to contribute more, we will be grateful! Our teachers travel here from India. We will have envelopes for you available at the venue!

Veda Studies is sponsoring the local travel and accommodation costs of our teachers with ❤️

A €25 contribution towards the Food Truck organised and all day chai, snacks, will be requested from each participant which can be paid online when you register for this event. We request that you not use Paypal since you are all in Europe! Please choose Bank transfer or Credit card. Thank you.

Registered participants will receive address and driving instructions to reach the venue.






June 22, 2023
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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