Experience Asia 2007 | India Association’s Performance
Journey to Freedom
Saturday, September 29, 2007, 1:40 PM
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.
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.