Beauty · Inner View · Spirituality beyond Religion

Dance, Be Happy

      “Dance, when you’re broken open. Dance, if you’ve torn the bandage off. Dance in the middle of the fighting. Dance in your blood. Dance when you’re perfectly free.” ~ Rumi   A crisp autumn morning. Somewhere on the planet Earth. The 21st century had just started five years back. She was standing… Continue reading Dance, Be Happy

Education · Indian Culture · Personal reflections · Spirituality beyond Religion · Words of The Mother and Sri Aurobindo

Should Dance Educate? How?

To see readers’ comments, click HERE for the blog’s previous version. Sri Aurobindo once wrote: “The first and lowest use of Art is the purely aesthetic, the second is the intellectual or educative, the third and highest the spiritual. By speaking of the aesthetic use as the lowest, we do not wish to imply that… Continue reading Should Dance Educate? How?

Indian Culture · Indian Religion

Eyes that Dance: Performance of Anguliyankam

June 12, 2014. SPIC MACAY CONVENTION, IIT-Madras, around 9:00 pm The wonderful performance by Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt had just finished. The soul-stirring music of Mohan Veena was still ringing in the ears and creating a peaceful vibration within. A group of people were busy rearranging the stage for the Koodiayattam performance by Shri Margi… Continue reading Eyes that Dance: Performance of Anguliyankam