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Mandala Meditation in Dance and Music


Dec 25 2022 to Dec 25 2022 6 p.m.



Bangalore International Centre

7 4th Main Rd, Stage 2, Domlur 560071

Event Description

Bridging the yantras of Hinduism and the sand mandalas of Tibetan Buddhist practice, the artists consecrate the stage and the body to a divine purpose of self-realization. Reminding us of the impermanence of life on earth through its illusory harmony and order, mandalas are an architectural blueprint for enlightenment. The 60 minute performance draws us into a portal, revealing the sacred geometry mapping our cosmos. As we are welcomed into the silent interior space of the mandala, potent with energy and discovery, we come to realize that dance, as life, as also the mandala are in the moment – ephemeral and transitory. Each movement in dance, each note in music ritualistically draws in extrinsic energy to manifest a higher consciousness of harmony and peace.

 MANDALA is inspired by the construction of the mandala and its geometrical design, its layering of patterns, the subtle interplay of color and design and the focused attention to detail. The dance work recognizes geometric movement syntax expressed in complex rhythmic principles of dance forms such as Bharatanatyam and Kathak.

Cast & Crew:

Concept : Lata Pada

Choreography : Lata Pada & Suma Nair in collaboration with the dancers

Dancers : Tanveer Alam, Nithya Garg, Harikishan S Nair, Atri Nundy, Shobhit Ramesh, Sukriti Sharma, Purawai Vyas

Music : Praveen Rao

Lighting Design : Gyan Dev Singh

Projection Design : Jacques Collin

Technical Director : Nitin Sawant Tour Manager : Jasmine Sawant

Administrative Manager : Uma Ambike

Marketing and Promotions : ArtSpire

About Sampradaya Dance Creations: Sampradaya Dance Creations is an award-winning Canadian professional dance company specializing in creating and producing classical and contemporary dance works rooted in the South Asian dance form of Bharatanatyam. Sampradaya’s strength lies in its pursuit of excellence by creating a stunning range of solo and ensemble works that are infused with the creativity of Indian dance vocabularies and inspiring audiences with its innovative approaches to traditional movement.

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