Archive for September, 2007

Experience Asia | Journey to Freedom

Saturday, September 29th, 2007

Experience Asia 2007 | India Association’s Performance

Journey to Freedom

Saturday, September 29, 2007, 1:40 PM


Bharatha Natyam Performance at Moore

Saturday, September 22nd, 2007

Natyanjali by Smt Padmaja Kelam’s Troupe


Moore Auditorium, Tallahassee, FL 32306


Saturday, September 22, 2007 ; 4:40-6:30 PM


Srimathi Padmaja Kelam from Atlanta and her students from Kalaivani Dance and Music Academy gave an enthralling dance performance that combined the classical and contemporary dance styles.

About nine dancers entertained the crowd of hundred Tallahassee audience with eight separate pieces of performance. There were two vernums one of which was 25 minutes long performed by two artists. There were two fusion entries and others were classical dance performances. Two artists gave individual dance performance as well.

Speech at Bereavement Conference

Friday, September 14th, 2007

Hindu View on Dying, Death and Grief

Friday, September 07, 2007

TCC, Tallahassee, FL 32304

I was asked to speak about a Hindu’s view of dying, rituals surrounding death and the process of bereavement. I was given 10 minutes. There were representatives from Judaism, Buddhism, Islam, and Christianity. I learned a lot about other religious practices surrounding death and bereavement.