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The 23rd annual Naatya Adhyayana Gurukulam is yet another milestone event in the annals of history of Bhaarateeya Samskriti being established in the US. This annual event is considered as a trendsetting cultural event, which contributes to the development of India performing arts, a great community service strengthening the bond between USA and India (Bharat).

The Gurukulam flagged off on 2nd July and the first camp culminated on 22nd July with a full house participation of 35 students. The second senior’s camp ended on 2nd August.

Students learning at various levels fully utilized the presence of The Dhananjayans and strict discipline imparted by Padmarani Cantu Rasiah, the resident director of Fine arts society, Yogaville.

Rukmini Rasiah (Amma Rasiah) at 93 is always an inspiration to the inmates. The daily routine of Yoga, practical and theory classes of Naatya and Sangeetam and Bhajan classes and Satsang filled the 5 weeks Gurukulam making this annual event one of its kind not only in the USA but globally.

Heading for the silver jubilee in 2013, Amma Rasiah all geared up for the great event informing all old alumni to be part of this epoch making celebration in 2013 summer.

For details contact Smt. Rukmini Rasiah (President FAS) @ 434 969 3210 (telefax) or email:

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