CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The International Festival of Sacred Arts, Delhi :  Crafts Museum, Pragati Maidan, Bhairon Road, New Delhi   4,5,6 March 2011

DAY LECTURES
10:00 AM TO 12:30 PM
AT LECTURE ROOM
WORKSHOPS/
TEACHINGS
2 TO 3.30 PM
AT VILLAGE COMPLEX
CRAFT
DEMONSTRATIONS
4 TO 5.30 PM
 
PERFORMANCES
6:30 TO 9:00 PM
AT AMPHITHEATRE

friday

march

 4

The Goddesses of the Indian Pantheon

 
Organized by Nilima Chitgopekar

Empowering the Yogini Shakti



 
by Yogini Shambhavi
 

‘Amma Deivam' 

 The Mother Goddess an illustrated talk by Balan Nambiar (at Lecture Room)

 

1.Shye Ben-Tzur“Shekhinah”

 The Feminine Attributes of God - A Collaborative musical performance with , Fernando Perez and Rajasthan rhythms.

2. 'Lai Haraoba'

Merrymaking of Gods & Goddesses- a Manipuri dance recital by Meitei Jagoi  
 

saturday

march

5

Chinese, Japanese & Central Asian Goddesses

Organized by Dr Lokesh Chandra

The Feminine Principle in Buddhism


by Khandro Thrinlay Chodon
 

Mata ni pachedi 

the ritual painting of Gujarat a talk by Bishakha Shome

1. ‘The Mystic Force of Devi’

 
a Carnatic vocal recital by Ranjani and Gayatri

2.
‘Saraka’ – Sacrifice

Traditional Griot and Kora  songs and dancing of West Africa by Dafra Accoustics of Burkina Faso
 

sunday

march

6

 

Greek, Roman and European Goddesses

Organized by Dr. Bharat Gupt

Ganga, the Celestial Goddess


 
by Sri Ma Amodini Saraswati

Madhubani


The folk art of Mithila
an illustrated talk by Manisha Jha

 

1.'Tara Goddess of Compassion’

ancient songs & hymns from Tibet by Ani Choying Drolma

2.
‘Bhagavathy, the Devi of Kerala’

a Mohiniattam performance by Neena Prasad

march
1 to 31

 

 
OTHER
 CRAFTS

 

 

 Dhokra

 Tribal Metalcasting for 5000 years

 

Tangkha Painting 

 Manifestation of the Divine



  Manas Ghata

 
The worship of the snake Goddess

 

 Divinity deified

Sholapith of West Bengal

   
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