Select Page

Loading Events

Past Events › Workshops

We organize many events, both in-class and online. Here you can find them all.

June 2019

Kaṭha upaniṣad – with Neema & Surya

June 14, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - June 16, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
Centre Pérou, Avenue du Pérou, 23 B
Brussels, 1000 Belgium
+ Google Map
€190 – €230

A beautiful teaching from exceptional teachers Neema and Surya who will visit us from India to share their extensive knowledge in Vedanta. Kaṭha Upaniṣad is in the form of a dialogue between Lord of Death (Yama) and a young boy called Nachiketa.

Find out more »

July 2019

Veda chanting – initiation

July 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Studio Vibration, 108 Rue Lesbroussart
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
+ Google Map
€60
Veda chanting for beginners

How does one begin to understand the Vedas?  What are some important things to know in order to comprehend the basics? Do we have to study all the Vedas? What is the method of study? This workshop, an initiation to the practice of Veda Recitation will help you answer some of these questions and more.

Find out more »

October 2019

Śri Lalitā – divine names chanting

October 21, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until October 22, 2019

Chatelain area, Vleurgat/Bailli stops, Chatelain
Brussels, Belgium
Free

Join us for this special event of chanting all 1000 sacred names of Lalitā in Stotra form or verses of praise for her beauty, grace and compassion. Reciting Lalita’s divine names is a process of inner transformation and a way of awakening Divine qualities within ourselves.

Find out more »

November 2019

Lalitā – divine names chanting

November 18, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Join us for this special event of chanting all 1000 sacred names of Lalitā in Stotra form or verses of praise for her beauty, grace and compassion. Reciting Lalita’s divine names is a process of inner transformation and a way of awakening Divine qualities within ourselves.

Find out more »

January 2020

Developing conviction in our practice – Śraddha Sūktam

January 12, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Studio Vibration, 108 Rue Lesbroussart
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
+ Google Map
€90

A Sunday workshop to help start your New Year by setting the right intention for your yogic practice through the year. Tune into and work with your inner conviction through this beautiful hymn from the Vedas - Śraddha Sūktam

Find out more »

Yoga Sūtra course info session

January 14, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Studio Vibration, 108 Rue Lesbroussart
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
+ Google Map
Free

Free introduction session to the Course on the 1st chapter of the Yoga Sūtras of Patañjali starting on Jan 21st

Find out more »

Veda chanting basics

January 14, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Studio Vibration, 108 Rue Lesbroussart
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
+ Google Map
Free

An FREE introductory session to initiate new students to the practice of Veda recitation. You will go through some exercises in recitation helpful for beginners, practice the pronunciation of Sanskrit syllables and understand the purpose and benefits of the practice.

Find out more »

February 2020

Sunday workshop: Developing your will power

February 16, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Studio Vibration, 108 Rue Lesbroussart
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
+ Google Map
€90

Join us for this Sunday workshop to learn the first hymn of 9 mantras in the Rig Veda dedicated to Agni. This hymn can be cultivated to be a beautiful daily practice, developing the power of the will within us, allowing us to do our work with supreme aspiration and keeping us untiringly on the path of yoga.

Find out more »

March 2020

Sanskrit alphabet & āsana names pronunciation (2 classes)

March 3, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:40 am
Studio Vibration, 108 Rue Lesbroussart
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
+ Google Map
€40

On these two Tuesday mornings, 3rd & 10th March (9.30AM-10.40AM), our Yoga Sūtras study group will learn the Sanskrit alphabet and practice pronunciation of āsana names. We will open these two classes to anyone interested to learn.

Find out more »

April 2020

Nomenclature of the Vedas

April 21, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Studio Vibration, 108 Rue Lesbroussart
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
+ Google Map
€20

This session gives a very high level overview of the classification of the Vedas intended to help a Veda recitation practitioner find their way around the terminology used in Veda nomenclature. This knowledge will serve the practitioner well in looking for important hymns and mantras in the source texts.

Find out more »

Sunday workshop: Yoga Sūtras chapter 1 (Samādhi Pāda) – cancelled!

April 26, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Studio Vibration, 108 Rue Lesbroussart
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
+ Google Map
€90

Through this workshop, you will have an introduction to some of the key concepts to get you started with studying Chapter 1, Samādhi Pāda, complete absorption. You will also experience a traditional method of study, through chanting the Sūtras and then exploring the key concepts through succinct explanations. 

Find out more »

Principle Veda concepts – part 1

April 28, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Studio Vibration, 108 Rue Lesbroussart
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
+ Google Map
€20

This session will help the student of Veda recitation understand the following principle concepts of the Vedas:
Mantra, Sūktam, Chandas, Ṛṣi

Find out more »

May 2020

Principle Veda concepts – part 2 – ONLINE!

May 5, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Studio Vibration, 108 Rue Lesbroussart
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
+ Google Map
€15

This session will help the student of Veda recitation understand the following principle concepts of the Vedas:
Yagña – The sacred fire ritual of the Vedas and its symbolic meaning
Devata – The cosmic forces or gods & deities of the Vedas

Find out more »

Yoga in Veda – ONLINE!

May 12, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Studio Vibration, 108 Rue Lesbroussart
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
+ Google Map
€15

We will examine some of the key concepts of Yoga that appear in the Vedas: Śraddha, Smṛti, Samādhi, Viveka, Dhyāna, Īśvara, Physical & mental health

Find out more »

Sunday Workshop: Mantras for Peace – Shanti – CANCELLED!

May 17, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Studio Vibration, 108 Rue Lesbroussart
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
+ Google Map
€90

This workshop is suitable for beginners and all levels seeking a deeper understanding of Peace mantras, their pronunciation, Vedic phonetics and meaning.

Find out more »

Vedic phonetics – a textual introduction – ONLINE!

May 19, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Studio Vibration, 108 Rue Lesbroussart
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
+ Google Map
€15

The strong oral tradition of the Vedas was maintained by Vegāṅga (branch of Veda) texts called Prātiśākhyā & Śīkṣā. These texts are considered the 'nose' of the Vedapuruṣa suggesting that it is the 'life breath' of the Vedas which are essentially a sound system or Śruti. These texts constitute the main sources of Indian phonetics.

Find out more »

Semantics of Ṛg Veda – an introduction – ONLINE!

May 26, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Studio Vibration, 108 Rue Lesbroussart
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
+ Google Map
€15

The Vedas are mystical powerful poetry that need a deeper understanding of its words and structure to appreciate its value to our self-growth journey. When we use a literal word by word surface translation of mantras, they do not appear to be cogent. But when we use the deeper meanings of the words, the verses indicate they contain deep helpful wisdom.

Find out more »

June 2020

Mantra for health & well-being (3 Sunday morning online classes)

June 14, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
€90

This mantra is a prayer to the natural elements - Fire, Wind, Sun, Moon, Earth, etc to sustain the health of our organs and human body functions.

Find out more »

February 2021

Rudram introduction – 11AM Brussels time free event

February 4, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learning the Rudram is a serious commitment and tapas, requiring one to put forward their best effort during the learning process. In this free introduction, students will have an introduction and will be able to learn the first few mantras of this magnificent hymn.

I will also give details of the one year study program scheduled to start in March 2021.

Find out more »

Rudram introduction – 6PM Brussels time (free event)

February 4, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Learning the Rudram is a serious commitment and tapas, requiring one to put forward their best effort during the learning process. In this free introduction, students will have an introduction and will be able to learn the first few mantras of this magnificent hymn.

I will also give details of the one year study program scheduled to start in March 2021.

Find out more »

Introduction to Vedic chanting – Free event

February 9, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join me for this introduction class and learn:

- What are the Vedas?
- Basics of Vedic chanting
- Tonal exercises for chanting
- Learn a mantra suitable for beginners.

Find out more »

March 2021

Āyurmantraḥ – mantra for health

March 27, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
€45
Lamp for hindu puja

I'm happy to offer this special 2 hour workshop to explore the idea of wellness in the Vedas and learn a short and beautiful prayer for health. This mantra has personally been very important to me in my own journey of recovering from a serious and sudden health situation I faced 4 years ago and I'm grateful to share this practice.

Find out more »

April 2021

Lalitā – divine names chanting (donation event)

April 9, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for this special event of chanting all 1000 sacred names of Lalitā in Stotra form or verses of praise for her beauty, grace and compassion. Reciting Lalita’s divine names is a process of inner transformation and a way of awakening Divine qualities within ourselves.

Find out more »

Vedic chanting rules – an introduction (free event)

April 20, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join me for this introduction class and learn:

- What some basic rules of Vedic chanting?
- Where do these rules come from?
- Tonal exercises for chanting
- Learn a mantra suitable for beginners.

Find out more »

June 2021

Vedic chanting – an introduction (free event)

June 15, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join me for this introduction class and learn:

- What are some basic rules of Vedic chanting?
- Where do these rules come from?
- Tonal exercises for chanting
- Learn a mantra suitable for beginners.

Find out more »

Agni mantras of Ṛg Veda – 19 & 20 June 5pm-7pm (CET) weekend workshop

June 19, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
€149

Join us for this weekend workshop to learn the first hymn of 9 mantras in the Rig Veda dedicated to Agni. This hymn can be cultivated to be a beautiful daily practice, developing the power of the will within us, allowing us to do our work with supreme aspiration and keeping us untiringly on the path of yoga.

Find out more »

July 2021

Lalitā Sahasranāma chanting – free event

July 2, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for this special event of chanting all 1000 sacred names of Lalitā in Stotra form or verses of praise for her beauty, grace and compassion. Reciting Lalita’s divine names is a process of inner transformation and a way of awakening Divine qualities within ourselves.

Find out more »

September 2021

Vedic chanting – an introduction (free event)

September 7, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join me for this introduction class and learn:

- What are some basic rules of Vedic chanting?
- Where do these rules come from?
- Tonal exercises for chanting
- Learn a mantra suitable for beginners.

Find out more »

October 2021

Lalitā Sahasranāma chanting – with Shantala & Aravind

October 15, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for this special event of chanting all 1000 sacred names of Lalitā in Stotra form or verses of praise for her beauty, grace and compassion. Reciting Lalita’s divine names is a process of inner transformation and a way of awakening Divine qualities within ourselves.

Find out more »

November 2021

Āyurmantraḥ – mantra for health

November 27, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
€45
Lamp for hindu puja

I'm happy to offer this special 2 hour workshop to explore the idea of wellness in the Vedas and learn a short and beautiful prayer for health. This mantra has personally been very important to me in my own journey of recovering from a serious and sudden health situation I faced 4 years ago and I'm grateful to share this practice.

Find out more »

December 2021

Śānti – peace mantras weekend workshop

December 11, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
€129

This weekend workshop will introduce you to the nomenclature of the Veda with specific focus on where these peace mantras are presented and their significance. Most of the popular Śānti mantras are recited at the beginning of the Upaniṣads, but there is a wealth of peace mantras and Sūktams in other parts of the Veda. We will explore this in a systematic way.

Find out more »

January 2022

Introduction to Rudram – free event (11am Brussels time)

January 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learning the Rudram is a serious commitment and tapas, requiring one to put forward their best effort during the learning process. In this free introduction, students will have an overview and will be able to learn the first few mantras of this magnificent hymn.

I will also give details of the one year study program scheduled to start in March 2022.

Find out more »

Introduction to Rudram – free event (6pm Brussels time)

January 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Learning the Rudram is a serious commitment and tapas, requiring one to put forward their best effort during the learning process. In this free introduction, students will have an overview and will be able to learn the first few mantras of this magnificent hymn.

I will also give details of the one year study program scheduled to start in March 2022.

Find out more »

Lalitā Sahasranāma chanting – free event

January 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for this special event of chanting all 1000 sacred names of Lalitā in Stotra form or verses of praise for her beauty, grace and compassion. Reciting Lalita’s divine names is a process of inner transformation and a way of awakening Divine qualities within ourselves.

Find out more »

Vedic chanting – an introduction (free event)

January 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join me for this introduction class and learn:

- What are some basic rules of Vedic chanting?
- Where do these rules come from?
- Tonal exercises for chanting
- Learn a mantra suitable for beginners.

Find out more »

Introduction to Rudram – free event

January 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Learning the Rudram is a serious commitment and tapas, requiring one to put forward their best effort during the learning process. In this free introduction, students will have an overview and will be able to learn the first few mantras of this magnificent hymn.

I will also give details of the one year study program scheduled to start in March 2022.

Find out more »

February 2022

Gāyatrī prāṇāyāma – a workshop

February 5 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
€45

For countless generations in India, this mantra of Ṛṣi Viśvāmitra is being repeated with an unquestioned faith in the sacred character of the origin and certainty of its efficacy. It forms one part of an elaborate daily practice of Hindus called Sandhyāvandanam. 

Find out more »

Introduction to Rudram – free event

February 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Learning the Rudram is a serious commitment and tapas, requiring one to put forward their best effort during the learning process. In this free introduction, students will have an overview and will be able to learn the first few mantras of this magnificent hymn.

I will also give details of the one year study program scheduled to start in March 2022.

Find out more »

Lalitā Sahasranāma chanting – free event

February 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for this special event of chanting all 1000 sacred names of Lalitā in Stotra form or verses of praise for her beauty, grace and compassion. Reciting Lalita’s divine names is a process of inner transformation and a way of awakening Divine qualities within ourselves.

Find out more »

Friday community event – Rudram intro & mṛtyuñjaya mantra japa

February 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Learning the Rudram is a serious commitment and tapas, requiring one to put forward their best effort during the learning process. In this free introduction, students will have an overview and will be able to learn the first few mantras of this magnificent hymn. We will also recite the Mahāmṛtyuñjaya mantra 108 times.

Find out more »

Śivarātri event – Oṃ namaḥ śivāya japa

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

I will introduce the significance of Mahā Śivarātri, we will chant some mantras to express our longing to know Śiva. I will also introduce you to the source of the famous Oṃ namaḥ śivāya mantra. We will then recite this pañcākṣari mantra (namaḥ śivāya) 108 times.

Find out more »

March 2022

Vedic chanting – an introduction (free event)

March 8 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join me for this introduction class and learn:

- What are some basic rules of Vedic chanting?
- Where do these rules come from?
- Tonal exercises for chanting
- Learn a mantra suitable for beginners.

Find out more »

April 2022

Gāyatrī prāṇāyāma – a workshop with Eddie Stern & Shantala

April 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
€49

For countless generations in India, this mantra of Ṛṣi Viśvāmitra is being repeated with an unquestioned faith in the sacred character of the origin and certainty of its efficacy. It forms one part of an elaborate daily practice of Hindus called Sandhyāvandanam. 

Find out more »

Āyurmantraḥ – mantra for health

April 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
€49
Lamp for hindu puja

I'm happy to offer this special 2 hour workshop to explore the idea of wellness in the Vedas and learn a short and beautiful prayer for health.

Find out more »

May 2022

Vedic chanting – an introduction (free event)

May 3 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join me for this introduction class and learn:

- What are some basic rules of Vedic chanting?
- Where do these rules come from?
- Tonal exercises for chanting
- Learn a mantra suitable for beginners.

Find out more »

Lalitā Sahasranāma chanting – free event

May 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for this special event of chanting all 1000 sacred names of Lalitā in Stotra form or verses of praise for her beauty, grace and compassion. Reciting Lalita’s divine names is a process of inner transformation and a way of awakening Divine qualities within ourselves.

Find out more »

Indica – Veda Studies chanting teacher training program – info session

May 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

For the last two years, the founder of Indic Academy, Hari Kiran Vadlamani and I have been working on bringing a chanting teacher training program to our community. With blessings from my Gurus, The Challakere Brothers, I am very excited to announce that we will launch this certification program in September this year.

Find out more »

June 2022

Gaṇeśa gāyatrī mantra – Friday community event

June 3 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

Join me for this introduction class and learn:

- What are some basic rules of Vedic chanting?
- Where do these rules come from?
- Importance of learning in a lineage and in the context of tradition.
- Tonal exercises for chanting.
- Learn a mantra suitable for beginners.

Find out more »

Chanting in a lineage – an introduction

June 4 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm

Join me for this introduction class and learn:

- What are some basic rules of Vedic chanting?
- Where do these rules come from?
- Importance of learning in a lineage and in the context of tradition.
- Tonal exercises for chanting.
- Learn a mantra suitable for beginners.

Find out more »

Gāyatrī upāsana & countryside walk (Belgium)

June 19 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Free
Belgium countryside

I'm hosting the first one-day gathering in June, in the countryside in Belgium to revive my old style of in-person teaching. I already have many confirmations to the event, therefore limited spots are left. Here's what the day will look like (with LOTS of breaks for social time):

Find out more »

July 2022

Your chanting voice – an āyurvedic perspective

July 9 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
€49

I'm happy to offer this special 2 hour workshop to explore the āyurvedic perspective on vocal health.

Find out more »

Gurupūrṇimā gathering with Neema & Surya – Belgium

July 14 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Free

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.

Find out more »

Oṃ namaḥ śivāya – Friday community japa

July 22 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

Join us for our last community event before the summer break. I will introduce you to the source of the famous Oṃ namaḥ śivāya mantra. We will then recite this pañcākṣari mantra (namaḥ śivāya) 108 times. I will explain the phonetics of this mantra as passed on to me by my teacher.

Find out more »

September 2022

Chanting in a lineage – an introduction

September 13 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm

Join me for this introduction class and learn:

- What are some basic rules of Vedic chanting?
- Where do these rules come from?
- Importance of learning in a lineage and in the context of tradition.
- Tonal exercises for chanting.
- Learn a mantra suitable for beginners.

Find out more »

Lalitā Sahasranāma chanting – free event

September 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for this special event of chanting all 1000 sacred names of Lalitā in Stotra form or verses of praise for her beauty, grace and compassion. Reciting Lalita’s divine names is a process of inner transformation and a way of awakening Divine qualities within ourselves.

Find out more »

October 2022

yā devī sarvabhūteṣu – navarātrī workshop

October 1 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
€49

In the 5th chapter of the Devī Mahātmyam, the inspiring hymn yā devī saravabhūteṣu is presented. In this adoration, the devā-s offer salutations again and again, to the Devī who is in all beings as consciousness, intelligence, sleep, hunger, contemplation, power, forgiveness, modesty, peace, commitment, good fortune, compassion, contentment, error etc.

Find out more »

Navarātri – Navami Durgā chanting – community event

October 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Durga temple

Everyone is welcome to join us for the mahānavami (9th day of the Navarātri festival) offering of chanting Durgā Sūktam 11 times, followed by a short Durgā Gāyatrī mantra japa. There will be a short introduction to the practice before we begin.

Find out more »

Mahālakṣmī aṣṭakam – dīpāvalī workshop

October 22 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
€49

Mahālakṣmi Aṣtakam from the Padma Purāṇa is an inspiring prayer devoted to Goddess Lakṣmī to invite abundance and beauty into our lives. Said to have been recited by Indra, the Goddess is exclaimed as an enchantress and the verses describe incredible visualisations that mesmerise the devotee. She grants success, intelligence & knowledge leading to liberation.

Find out more »

Introduction to Rudram – free event

October 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Learning the Rudram is a serious commitment and tapas, requiring one to put forward their best effort during the learning process. In this free introduction, students will have an overview and will be able to learn the first few mantras of this magnificent hymn.

I will also give details of the one year study program scheduled to start in Feb 2023.

Find out more »

Gaṇeśa mantra japa – Friday community event

October 28 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

Join me to celebrate this month's Vināyaka caturthi, with the simple and profound japa of Oṃ gaṃ gaṇapataye namaḥ. 

Find out more »