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

March 2019

Sanskrit sounds & mantra

March 15, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Shanti Home, Rue Darwin 8
Brussels,
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€15

Begin your mantra practice or refine an existing practice with this session to learn the correct pronunciation of Sanskrit syllables. Breath and techniques to use the appropriate contact points in the mouth to produce correct sounds will be the focus besides some real time practice with mantra meditation.

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April 2019

Yoga Sūtras – aṣṭāṅga yoga

April 23, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Studio Vibration, 108 Rue Lesbroussart
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
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€130

Over 7 classes between April to June, we will study the Sūtras that cover the first 5 limbs: Yama (Ethical practices), Niyama (Personal practices), Āsana (refinement of the body), Praṇāyāma (regulation of breath) & Pratyāhāra (tuning out sensory input).

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The power of memory – medha sūktam

April 23, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Studio Vibration, 108 Rue Lesbroussart
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
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€70
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Join us on this 3 class course dedicated to the power of yogic memory - Medha Sūktam, an extract from the Taittirīya Upaniṣat. Suitable for all levels, it is especially wonderful for aspiring yogīs and yoginīs in understanding and developing another essential qualification for Samādhi - memory.

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Śānti mantra – saha nāvavatu

April 26, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Shanti Home, Rue Darwin 8
Brussels,
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€15
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This mantra for peace is recited in the context of study, to protect both the student and teacher from all the unknown variables we have no knowledge or control over. I hope this session will help you understand the significance of prayer in the Vedic context.

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May 2019

Śānti mantra – saṃ no mitraḥ

May 17, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Shanti Home, Rue Darwin 8
Brussels,
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€15
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A stunning mantra for peace, humbly asking 8 cosmic forces including the morning, midday and evening Sun to protect the reciter. I hope this session will give you a little insight into what a cosmic force means in the Vedas and how we can collaborate with these forces for a more peaceful life!

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Developing will-power – agni

May 21, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Studio Vibration, 108 Rue Lesbroussart
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
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€70

Join us for this 3 class course to learn the first hymn 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.

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June 2019

Śānti mantra – pūrṇamadaḥ

June 7, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Shanti Home, Rue Darwin 8
Brussels,
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€15
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With just a few potent words this verse expresses the entire vision of the Upaniṣads, the truth of oneself. While this session will not be able to achieve unfolding of that vision, I hope to offer you a little stepping stone towards that oneness, with some practice of the pronunciation!

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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
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€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.

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July 2019

Veda chanting – initiation

July 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Studio Vibration, 108 Rue Lesbroussart
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
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€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.

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September 2019

Ganeśa mantra meditation

September 6, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Shanti Home, Rue Darwin 8
Brussels,
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€15
Ganesha Meditation

An  evening mantra meditation to tune into and understand the energy and invocation of the beloved elephant headed Gaṇeśa. We will access the uplifting energy of Gaṇeśa through the recitation of Ganeśa gāyatrī mantra 108 times after learning the pronunciation.

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Yoga Sūtras: Power & Freedom

September 17, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Studio Vibration, 108 Rue Lesbroussart
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
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€185
Vibhuti & Kaivalya pada

A course of 11 classes taking the aspiring yogī through chapters 3 & 4 in a succinct and clear way to understand the real powers to be gained through the practice of yoga and those to be avoided! Gain a deeper understanding into the theoretical concepts from previous chapters that may have previously seemed disconnected.

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Hymn of the sound of Truth – devī sūktam

September 17, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Studio Vibration, 108 Rue Lesbroussart
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
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€110
Devi Suktam

Here, with extraordinary poetic power and in words reminiscent of the Proverbs of Solomon and of Dante, Vak, the Word, is exalted "beyond the Heavens and beyond this broad Earth." This word of knowledge, of wisdom - the sound of Truth itself - is the source and nourisher of Creation - Jean Le Mée

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October 2019

Mantra for creative inspiration

October 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Shanti Home, Rue Darwin 8
Brussels,
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€15
Sarasvati mantra

Learn to tune into Sarasvatī's energy through Her mantra to use in a transformative way. We will go through Sarasvatī's attributes within the Vedic tradition and learn one mantra from the Rig Veda before a meditation with her divine names.

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Śri Lalitā – divine names chanting

October 21, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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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.

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Invocatory prayers & Veda mantras practice

October 22, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Studio Vibration, 108 Rue Lesbroussart
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
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Free

This is a (free) class for all students, past, present & future to join us to learn the invocatory prayers recited at the beginning of all our classes

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November 2019

Mantra for blessings

November 8, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Shanti Home, Rue Darwin 8
Brussels,
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€15
Mantra for blessings

A beautiful blessing to share with our loved ones. In the Taittirīya Saṃhita (Yajur Veda), this mantra is presented in a hymn invoking all the cosmic forces - Agni, Soma, Varuṇa, Sarasvatī, Viṣṇu and so on, for blessings of health, longevity, prāṇa (life-force), ojas (spiritual energy), clarity and immortality (realisation). We offer blessings to our loved ones to be able to experience a 100 seasons with all of these strengths.

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Hymn of divine enjoyment – bhāgya sūktam

November 12, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Studio Vibration, 108 Rue Lesbroussart
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
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€110
Bhagya Suktam

Let us call Bhaga, who is strong and victorious, powered by all that is true, right and good to come and displace ignorance and all falsehood in us. Bhaga has a wealth of Truth, come and manifest for us the knowledge and energy for this Truth. May the dawn bring to us Bhaga.

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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.

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December 2019

Mantra meditation – overcoming fear (charity event)

December 6, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Shanti Home, Rue Darwin 8
Brussels,
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Free

100% of donations received for this event will go to Villa Indigo, a home for seriously/terminally ill children, who are welcomed here for short stays to help both the child as well as the family.

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January 2020

Developing conviction in our practice – Śraddha Sūktam

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

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Yoga Sūtra course info session

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

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

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Veda chanting basics

January 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Studio Vibration, 108 Rue Lesbroussart
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
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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.

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New beginnings – Ganeśa mantra meditation

January 17 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Shanti Home, Rue Darwin 8
Brussels,
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€15

Join us for an auspicious start to 2020 by tuning into and understanding the energy of the beloved elephant headed Gaṇeśa.

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Yoga Sūtras – Samādhi Pāda (Jan-May 2020 course)

January 21 @ 9:30 am - 10:40 am
Studio Vibration, 108 Rue Lesbroussart
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
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€270

A comprehensive course of 15 classes on the first chapter of the Yoga Sūtras of Patañjali with chanting, Sanskrit basics and traditional commentaries. All key concepts will be taught in a clear and succinct way through a structured study program. Included with course - online platform access to allow catching up with study if you miss a class!

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Puruṣa sūktam

January 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Studio Vibration, 108 Rue Lesbroussart
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
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€190
Purusa Suktam

In this course of 9 lessons between January & March 2020, we will meticulously learn the recitation of this Sūktam with a high level meaning. As aspiring yogīs working towards understanding our true nature, this hymn will become a powerful prayer in our yogic journey.

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February 2020

Oṃ namaḥ śivāya – mantra meditation

February 7 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Shanti Home, Rue Darwin 8
Brussels,
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€15

It is said that chanting Oṃ namaḥ śivāya is as good as chanting the whole Veda! Śiva means maṅgala, happy end, the grand finale. Salutation to Lord Śiva who gives absolute happiness.

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Sunday workshop: Developing your will power

February 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Studio Vibration, 108 Rue Lesbroussart
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
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€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.

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March 2020

Sanskrit alphabet & āsana names pronunciation (2 classes)

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

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Mantra for beauty & harmony – Cancelled!!

March 6 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Shanti Home, Rue Darwin 8
Brussels,
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€15

An evening of honouring Srī or Lakṣmī the Goddess of Beauty, Harmony, Abundance and all things Auspicious not only at a material level, but also in our actions and thoughts and our interactions with others, both in words and behaviour.

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April 2020

Śrirāma rāma – mantra meditation – Cancelled!!

April 3 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Shanti Home, Rue Darwin 8
Brussels,
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€15

Please note that this event has been cancelled. There will be no classes until and including the 3rd of April for the well-being of our students and everyone.

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Nomenclature of the Vedas

April 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Studio Vibration, 108 Rue Lesbroussart
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
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€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.

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

April 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Studio Vibration, 108 Rue Lesbroussart
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
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€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. 

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Principle Veda concepts – part 1

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

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

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May 2020

Principle Veda concepts – part 2 – ONLINE!

May 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Studio Vibration, 108 Rue Lesbroussart
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
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€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

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Mantra for peace – saha nāvavatu

May 8 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Shanti Home, Rue Darwin 8
Brussels,
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€15

Oṃ May we hear only the auspicious with our ears.
May we see only the auspicious with our eyes.
Praising the divine with firm (healthy) bodies,
May we enjoy our divine life-span.

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Yoga in Veda – ONLINE!

May 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Studio Vibration, 108 Rue Lesbroussart
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
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€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

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Sunday Workshop: Mantras for Peace – Shanti – CANCELLED!

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

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

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Vedic phonetics – a textual introduction – ONLINE!

May 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Studio Vibration, 108 Rue Lesbroussart
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
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€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.

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Semantics of Ṛg Veda – an introduction – ONLINE!

May 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Studio Vibration, 108 Rue Lesbroussart
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
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€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.

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The Supreme Yoga of Sage Vasiṣṭha – event cancelled!!!

May 31 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Studio Vibration, 108 Rue Lesbroussart
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
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€90

The Yoga Vasiṣṭha is an extraordinary treatise that suggests interesting and effective means to liberate the individual from his/her psychological conditionings and thus enabling them to live joyfully. It also explores the complex relationship between action, consequences, free-will, Saṃskāras and Vāsanas aimed at making Life more conscious, meaningful and graceful. This workshop introduces the text through stories, insights and techniques present there as well as some chanting to compliment the practices.

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June 2020

Yoga Sūtras chanting & etymology

June 9 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
€75

5 Zoom classes of practising the chanting of the first chapter of Yoga Sūtras of Patañjali. We will chant 10-15 Sūtras per class depending on the progress of the group. I will explain some of the important phonetics involved in the pronunciation of the Sūtras. We will also cover some etymology of key words to help you become familiar with the vocabulary.

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Gaṇapati Atharvaśīrṣam/Upaniṣat

June 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
€110
Ganesha Meditation

A course of 5 classes to learn the most powerful beautiful hymn on Ganeśa, the auspicious lord of beginnings and overcoming obstacles. (not suitable for complete beginners)

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

June 14 @ 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.

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Bhū – goddess earth – mantra meditation – CANCELLED!

June 19 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Shanti Home, Rue Darwin 8
Brussels,
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€15

"We visualise the Goddess Earth who upholds all life as the Goddess holding a bow in her hands. 
By her grace, we will be able to accomplish all in life. May she inspire us"

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September 2020

Information session – Beginner’s 6 weeks program

September 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

If you wish to know more about the 6 week online guided initiation program, join us for this FREE information session. I will answer all your questions and give you the sign up link for the program, if you choose to register.

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The deities (devatā-s) of the Veda-s

September 22 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
€110
Temple in Karnataka, India

This is a course of 5 online classes via Zoom to understand more deeply the gods of the Veda-s or the Devatā-s. A deep understanding of spirituality, interpreted in a broad sense, is not possible without a good understanding of the nature and the role of gods mentioned in the Ṛg Veda.

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Overcoming troubles – Durgā Sūktam

September 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
€135
Durga temple

A course of 5 classes to learn the famous Durgā Sūktam, a mantra from the Veda-s recited to overcome difficulties encountered in our life. This hymn of 8 mantras appears in the Mahānārāyaṇa Upaniṣat of the Yajur Veda, of which 4 mantras are also in the Ṛg Veda and addressed to Agni.

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