28th July,2016 Thursday : 6pm , Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Bengaluru: Bharatha Natyam programme by Sivakami and Shruti, disciples of Natyacharya Guru Kalyanasundaram, as part of Wings Of Fire, A National Festival in dedication to late Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam , former President of India, presented by Aatmalaya Academy of Art and Culture Trust, Bengaluru.

This is a dance form which cannot be adequately danced by anyone without reverence for technique and for spiritual life. It is an art that lifts one from temporal to eternal values. Dance has special mention in two important...

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The student of Indology is, no doubt, familiar with the tendency of the Hindu mind to trace every art and science back to a divine origin. This divine source is claimed not only for those elements of Hindu culture...

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Bharatha Natyam is a composite art, whose message is not merely to the senses, but to the soul of the dancer and of the perceiver. Due to this, one could comprehend that Bharatha Natyam is an art that conveys...

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Sri Rajarajeswari Bharatha Natya Kala Mandir, Mumbai, enters into its 70th year. These golden years depict the undaunted and dedicated service of the Guru Parampara to the ancient classical Indian art form of Bharatha Natyam, universally acclaimed to be an epitome of Indian cultural ethos, and unfolds a significant phase of the saga of seven successive generations, which deserves to be etched in letters of gold.

It was the year 1945. When the alien rule was in its dying embers,our country at the threshold of Independence and Bombay, the dynamic centre of Indian resurgence, was pulsating with pride everything that was nationalistic, be it social, political, economic or cultural.

In such atmosphere was founded the Kala Mandir in Bombay by Guru Sri A. T Govindraj Pillai, assisted and enthused by his wife Smt. Karunambal.

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