Entries by Suchitra Sairam

Vijayadasami 2018 – A True Opportunity for Vidya Aarambam

By Suchitra Sairam I look forward to Vijayadasami every year. It’s the day to initiate into learning (vidya aarambam) or start other important endeavors – and to recommit ourselves to the path of learning, knowledge and wisdom. This is traditionally for study of the arts and book knowledge – what about our cultural and societal knowledge […]

Bharatanatyam Arangetram of Shreya Mohan – Highlights

Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center, Gideon S. Ives Theater | Bloomington, MN | 06/23/2018 Nattuvangam – Suchitra Sairam Vocal – Jyothishmathi Sheejith Mridangam – Sheejith Krishna Veena – Prabha Thayalan Flute – Raman Kalyan Videography and Editing – James Pietzman, JP Productions

Immersions and Reflections – Natya Gurukulam 2018

By Suchitra Sairam Though I try not to spend too much time wondering “what if” or “if only” in my life, one thing that I do always wish (and have for many years) is that I had more opportunities to immerse myself in the arts and culture I love, and to learn and share more holistically. […]