2013 BAVA 15th International Conference

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Theme: ‘Rahu and Ketu, Understanding and Remedies through Jyotish, Mantra, Vaastu and Yantra’

18 to 22 April 2013 London, UK

Mandeville Place
Mandeville Place


Friday 18th April at The Theosophical Society 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA

Thursday 17th April workshop, Main Conference Saturday and, Sunday and Monday 21st April Workshop at 11/13 Mandeville Place, London WIU 3AJ, UK. (nearest tube station Bond Street) Google Map


Pieter Veltevrede, Niranjan Babu,  Pandit Sharma Samavedula, Andrew Foss, PhD, Komilla Sutton, Gordon Brennan, Geoffrey Pearce, Steve Hubball, PhD, Keiko Ito.

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The Workshops are with Pieter Veltevrede, Niranjan Babu, and Pandit Sharma Samavedula

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Conference Programme

Thursday, April 18
Workshop with Pieter Veltevrede

10:00 – 5:00 

Practical, creative exercises for spiritual growth. (Sacred Navagraha Yantra Painting – a hands-on experience)

Pieter will supply paints and brushes and the yantras will be drawn already.

Participants will fill in the colours. To Book>

Friday, April 19
Workshop with Pandit Sharma Samavedula

at The Theosophical Society 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA


(includes light refreshments)


Saturday April 20 Registration from 8:00 am

Registration at 11/13 Mandeville Place.
All lectures are for 90 minutes. B: is for beginners and everyone. A: for intermediate and advanced students.

8:30 Opening ceremony, introduction of faculty

B: 9:00-10:30 Steve Hubball, Rahu and Ketu – Can they give Raja Yoga?

A: 9:00-10:30 Andrew Foss, Bhrigu Bindus, the dynamic between the nodes and the grahas

Tea and Exhibition

A: 11-12:30 Pandit Samavedula, Rahu and Ketu mantras and other remedies

Lunch on your own

B: 2:00-3:30 Komilla Sutton, Ketu dasha

A: 2:00-3:30 Niranjan Babu, Muhurta or time management

Tea and Exhibition

B: 4:00-5:30 Pieter Veltevrede, My life with Harish Johari

6:00-7:15 Software presentation Andrew Foss (open to all)

7:30 pm Dinner at Mandeville Place, approx £15 (book with Gordon Brennan email gwbrennan@aol.com)

Sunday April 21

9:00-10:30 ‘The Rahu Saturn conjunction in Libra’ plenary with faculty

Tea and Exhibition

B: 11:00-12:30, Keiko Ito, Rahu dasha

A: 11:00-12:30, Gordon Brennan, Rahu and Ketu Chakras – Predicting based on the Nakshatra positions

Lunch on your own

B: 2:00-3:30 Paul Barker, The Effect of Rahu/Ketu Axis in Mundane Astrology

A: 2:00-3:30 Komilla Sutton, Rahu and secrecy

Tea and Exhibition

B: 4:00-5:30 Niranjan Babu, Vastu and Navagrahas

A: 4:00-5:30 Andrew Foss, Kala Sarpa and Kala Amrita Yoga

Monday April 22 Workshop with Niranjan Babu
Vastu, birth chart and Gochara (transits)