Sāmityam Poster 1

Sāmityam - Now Touring

Sāmityam, or closeness/nearness in Sanskrit, epitomizes the viṣisṭādvaita philosophy conceived and propagated by Ramanuja during the 11th century CE. This solo Bharatanatyam lecture-performance contextualizes and analyzes Ramanuja’s tremendous impact on Hindu philosophy and Indian aesthetics. The compositions chosen for this presentation also introduce other influences that shaped Ramanuja during his early years and travels throughout India.

Concept & Choreography:  Kiran Rajagopalan
Original Music Composition:  Sudha Raghuraman, Samarth Nagarkar, & G. Vijayaraghavan
Resource Persons:  V.A.K. Ranga Rao, Dr. Shreesh Chaudhury, & Ambi Mani


On Tour for 2018

For information on booking Sāmityam for a performance or symposium - Contact Daya Arts at 984-DAYAART or dayaartsnyc@gmail.com