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Descent of the gods

Descent of the gods
Based on 10th chapter of the Shrimad Bhagwad and inspired by Late Kamla Devi Chattopadhyay, Sharadotsav (Maha Raas Leela) - Nritya Natika in Kathak and Brindaban Braj Raas style on the auspicious occasion of Sharad Purnima is a cultural venture that is more than three decades ago.

The production is the culmination of extensive research and authentic imbibing of the Brindaban Braj Raas under expert Gurus in the art. They have been holding this performance for the past 37 years and this is one of the most awaited three days cultural event of the Capital.

Uma Sharma, the renowned Kathak exponent has done pioneering research work on the Raas dance and drama of Brindaban. Over a decade ago she studied the technique under the guidance of Pt. Ladli Sharan Sharma the octogenarian authority on the style. She has now evolved a fine blend of Kathak and Raas Leela for her annual presentation of Maha Raas at Sharad Utsav.

This year the performance was held over 6, 7 and 8 October at the Lakshmi Narayan Temple (Birla Mandir).
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