Thursday, April 30, 2015

Silent Retreat at Navadarshanam: May 7 – May 10, 2015

Navadarshanam is pleased to announce a 3-day Silent Retreat from May 7 – May 10, 2015. The retreat is being facilitated for the practice of Self Enquiry (Atma Vichara)

To aid in this reflection and inward quest, participants will be required to completely de-link from all outer engagement for the duration of the retreat.

Participants will have to arrive on Thursday May 7th by 5pm for an introductory talk on the subject followed by 3 days of meditation and quietude. Participants will be able to leave after 3pm on Sunday May 10.

Those interested, please reply to this email or write to us to obtain more details at with the subject line of SILENT RETREAT.

Monday, April 13, 2015

Times Marathi Carnival

Times Marathi Carnival

17-19 April

  • Sihvkalyan Raja
  • at MLR Convention Centre: Whitefield
  • The story of Shivaji Raje retold.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Madiwala Kere Habba: Madivala Lake


A day to celebrate, learn and have fun on the Lakeside and understand the importance to our society and ecosystem. Please join in. List of events is as follows

Bird Watching Session - BngBirds
Sketching - Pencil Jammers
Cycling around the lake - Social Virus
Working with the Hands using Clay - Snehadhara Foundation
Talk on Waste Management - Kasa Mukta
Lake Talk
Photography contest
Story Telling- Snehadhara Foundation
Hoop Rolling
Community Dance- Snehadhara Foundation

Motzkin Park Terrace- Fun in the sun with free workshops

Tarang - With Pandit HariPrasad Chourasia

The Ghanta Awards

SwaraZankar Music Festival

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Theatre Festival- Short & Sweet

Tickets available only at!
At the venue on show days.More info on the festival’s Facebook page !

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Ferdinand, the clown bull: Play by Purple Mangoes @ Kavade Attic

Concerts: April 2015

Sri Rama Lalitha Kala Mandira presents Musical discourse in English by Smt. Vishaka Hari on 25th and 26th April [Sat & Sun]
Sub: Narada Bhaktisutram Part I and II
Charulatha Ramanujam – H.S. Sudhindra – Sukanya Ramgopal
Venue: J.P.Nagar Dental College Auditorium, Bangalore


Saraswathi Ganasabha SGBS Trust

Monthly Concert at
Unnati Centre, Sadananda Nagar, NGEF Layout
Date : 5th April, 5:00 pm

Carnatic Vocal by C K Pavandeep / C N Chandrasekharan / Pruthvi Krishna / R Karthik

Ranjani Fine Arts, Belundur

Vidushi Sumithra Vasudev (vocal)
Vidushi Charulatha Ramanujam (violin)
Vidwan H.S.Sudhindra (mridangam)
Vidwan Omkar Rao (ghatam)

Date/time : Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 4PM

Venue : Sobha Lakeview Club, off Outer Ring Road, Bellandur, Bengaluru


Nadasurabhi Cultural Association, (Regd.)
Phone: 25539368.   FB:
Sunday, 19th April 2015 at 4.15 PM
Venue:  The Indian Heritage Academy Hall,Koramangala, Bangalore. 560 095.
 Vidwan Palghat Dr.R.Ramprasad                            – Vocal
Vidwan T.S.Krishnamurthy                                    – Violin
Vidwan Prof.V. Krishna                                          – Mridangam
Vidwan M.Gururaj                                                  –  Morsing


Nadaloka is planning to have workshops for music students, performers and teachers in April (dates April 17, 18 & 19) by esteemed musician Guru Shri. Neyveli Santhanagopalan.
There will be two types of workshops
W1. For Performers/serious students/teachers of music, “Techniques of concert singing”
17th and 18th April1 to 3.15 pm
19th April – 9.30 am to 12
W2.  For students who are in stage of Varnam / Kriti singing.
17th and 18th April9.30 am to 12 pm
Location : JP Nagar – Bannerghatta Road Intersection (Arekere).
#1369, Samatvam, 2nd Main, (Samrat Layout), IIMB Post, Bannerghatta Road.  
​Registration (on payment) will be limited. Participants need to send an audio recording of a varnam and kriti for W2. Require provisional confirmation from participants so that we can plan accordingly. Please contact Vasudevan 09741498218 ( for details.


Lecture Demonstration by Dr. T.S. Sathyavathi.
Subject: Tana and Pallavi
on the Violin : Smt. Sandhya Srinath,
Mridanga : Sri B.C. Manjunath
Saturday | 11th April 2015 | 5pm
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Lecture Demonstration
Vidwan Sri R.K. Shriram Kumar.
Subject : The importance of Compositions for Manodharma.
on the Violin : Smt. Charulatha Ramanujam,
Mridanga : Sri B.R. Srinivas
Sunday | 12th April 2015 | 5pm
Sri Rama Lalitha Kala Mandira
9th Main Road,
Near Devagiri Venkateshwara Temple,
Banashankari 2nd Stage,
Bangalore – 560070