Kuchipudi dance was presented by Lalitha Sinduri from Hyderabad
6th concert of Aura Aurangabad was organised by MGM College of Journalism and Mass Communication, Aurangabad, Maharashtra on November 14, 2015.
Aura-Aurangabad was conceptualized and launched by MAHAGAMI in the year 2013 with an aim to make Aurangabad city a culturally rich & vibrant place for tourists; to initiate & promote Cultural Tourism and to bring back the glory of Aurangabad as the favourite heritage tourist destination in India.
The programme was begun with Ganesha Pancharatnam- Lord Ganesha who has a Modak in his hand is known to remove obstacles and bless his devotees. He bestows Mukti or Salvation. Being the first son of Lord Siva, he cuts away the pride of Demons.
After Ganesha Pancharatnam Ravana sthavam few stanzas from Siva Tandava Stotram, also called as Ravana Sthavam blended with the verses of Rudram.
This was followed by a Dasavatharamulu is a traditional Sabdam performed by almost every Kuchipudi Artiste. This Sabdam is a depiction of the ten incarnations of Lord Vishnu with a crisp story line for each incarnation. Set to Ragam Moham and Misra Chapu Talam, this sabdam is choreographed by Padmabhushan Dr. Vempati China Satyam garu.
Javali -This is a Abhinaya number where the heroine is a parakeeya nayika and her hero is Lord Krishna. When the hero comes late night to the heroine’s house, she says “this is not the time for love play. Please go away. If anybody notices you coming here, they’ll mock at you. Please go away. ” Sarasamuladetanduku Samayam idi kaadura Javali in Kaapi Ragam. A composition of Koochi Subrahmanyam Iyer.
Source: Abhinay Deshpande, HT Campus Specialist