Adhyaya is our festival of arts, which brings audience in touch with cutting edge work inspired by tradition and culture. With an aim to preserve the rich cultural heritage of the country and the world, Adhyaya opens its doors to artists and work from across the world – artists whose work keep the tradition alive


by bringing it to young audiences, artists who are telling ancient stories and creating ancient art forms to be appreciated today, and work that is new but influenced by the old. Since its inception, Adhyaya has invited and presented numerous such artists and works from across the world to India.


Chapters of Adhyaya

2019: A Contemporary dance performance by Navdhara India Dance Theatre
2016: A Contemporary dance performance by Vishwakiran Nambi
2016: Odissi recital by Arushi Mudgal, disciple of Guru Smt. Madhavi Mudgal
2012: Rising – A Kathak and Contemporary dance recital by Aakash Odedra, UK
2008: A Contemporary dance performance by Ms. Maja Dobrac, Croatia
2008: A Bharatnatyam recital by Kum. Haritha and Kum. Rajamally from Kalakshetra, Chennai
2008: A Kathak recital by Sri Anuj Mishra, disciple of Pandit Arjun Mishra
2006: A Contemporary dance performance by Sandra and Shyamala, of Postnatyam, USA
2006: A Contemporary dance performance by Veena Basavarajaiah, India
2004: An Odissi recital by Kum. Pavithra Reddy, from Nrityagram Dance Village
2003: A Kathak recital by Kum. Jayanthi Eswarputhi; renowned disciple of Pandit Birju Maharaj