Essence of Life Transformation through dance and music

Photograph Ramesh Aravind well-known actor with The Essence of Life  performersBangalore September 27: In a unique?dance?program called the?Essence?of?Life?-?transformation?through?dance?and?music, Bangalore will witness for the second time a revolutionary concept to bring about?transformation?in our lives. The show will happen at the Chowdiah on?September 28, 2013.

How do we respond to a world deeply beset by problems of violence, religious divides, fear and unrest, breakdown of relationships and a degradation of our planet? For more than 60 years Jiddu Krishnamurti, the renowned philosopher and seer spoke about the reasons why we find ourselves in this state and pointed out to the possibility of radically transforming ourselves to enable a totally different way of living. The teachings of Krishnamurti have a phenomenal depth to it and speak directly to the common man and his problems.

?Deeply affected by Krishnamurti, Mr.?Dega Dev Kumar Reddy, Founder of Dega Arts, wanted to convey the core of his teachings?through?a medium that could bring it alive for anyone interested in exploring the existential crisis.?Thus for the first time the insights and the unique approach of Jiddu Krishnamurti have been brought to?life?on stage?through?dance. This production will see performances by established names in Bharatnatyam (Smitha Madhav), Mohiniattam (Rashmi Menon), Kathak (Achuta Manasa), Odissi (Masaka Ono) and Kuchipudi (Prateeksha Kashi).??Prominent artists from all over the world in established?dance?traditions, have come together to communicate the deeper issues of living in a meaningful manner. Singers Padmashree Hariharan and Sanjeev Abhyankar have lent their voice to these compositions.

On this occasion Mr Dega Dev Kumar Reddy said,??Essence?of?Life?attempts to explore the vital human problems and issues?through?these ancient?dance?forms and?music. In these musical compositions, the English Voice over and Sanskrit lyrics which are the translation of the English voice over speak of the various human problems that we experience in our lives.?

An interesting feature of the?Essence?of?Life?is a 2-DVD compilation with explanatory texts that take the interested viewer?through?the teachings of Krishnamurti in simple but effective manner. This compilation is available online at? The compilation is an ideal gift that organizations can give their employees. For those interested in doing the live show either at their organization or at a gathering can contact Mrs Bhanu +919945776603

Mentioned below are the details of the event:

?Date:?28th September, 2013

Venue:?Chowdiah Memorial Hall, Bangalore

Timing:?6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Passes can be availed at the venue or at Blossom Book House, No. 84/6, Opp. Amoeba Church Street, Bangalore-560 001.

You can also book the tickets online at?

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