Review – Celebration of Water and Womanhood

Published on www.narthaki.com Celebration of Water and Womanhood – Dr. S.D. Desai e-mail: sureshmrudula@gmail.com May 3, 2017 The seven-storey step-well of Patan in Gujarat, its capital at that time, built by Queen Udaymati to commemorate her husband King Bhimdev’s memory in the 11th century, fully excavated in 1986 and declared World Heritage site in 2014, Read More …

Aum Chants October 2016

Happy Diwali and a very prosperous New Year to all my Gurus, students, friends and well wishers. We already have a Diwali Gift, because Student of this Academy has been selected for the prestigious kal ke Kalakar award by Gujarat Sangeet natak academy, this year. Best wishes to Priyanka for her achievement. Samrpan Charitable trust Read More …

Aum Chants July 2016

 The month of Ashadha has arrived and it is time for the annual Rath Yatra festival. It seems like yesterday when we celebrated Nabakalebara. A lot has happened in this one year for Aum Arts Dance Academy with the highlight being the participation of the group in Konark Festival 2015. This year when the three Read More …

Aum Chants November 2015

Happy Diwali and a very prosperous New Year to all my Gurus students, friends and well wishers. We already have a Diwali Gift when we got the invitation from Odisha Sangeet Natak Akademy to perform Odissi Dance at most prestigious Konark Festival on 2nd December 2015. I feel this is a life time achievement for Read More …

Aum Chants January 2013

Shubh Aarambh It was yet another hot and humid evening. A routine lazy evening till the time I entered into a different world. It might sound exaggerating, but believe me, it was a different world! A place where we normally meet for dance practice seemed different. The beauty, the vibes, the energy, it was all different. Read More …

Aum Chants February 2013

Discovering Odissi Nritya Dance holds a special place in my heart. I cannot sit still if some catchy music is on. I have learned western dance from Shiamak and also tried learning Bharatnatyam for a year. But however hard I would try, Bharatnatyam failed to appeal to me. Even after promises of a beautiful dance costume from my mom, I somehow couldn’t get Read More …

Aum Chants March 2013

Activities of Aum Arts Dance Academy in Mar 2013 5th March: Lecture demonstration at DPS School Bopal 10th March: Performance at Somnath Temple Aum Arts Dance Academy was invited by the state government to perform at the cultural programme organized in the premises of the famed Somnath Temple at Somnath, Gujarat. The group, under the Read More …