This marks the entrance of the dancer on stage in the Odissi style. The dancer invokes the blessings of Lord Jagannath for an auspicious beginning. Then the dancer offers salutation to the Mother Earth, the Teacher, and the Accompanist and to the Audience. Then follows a prayer to Lord Ganesh, remover of all obstacles.

Raaga: Megh & Kedar
Taala: Chaturasra Ekatali
Choreography- Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra
Music- Pandit Bhubaneswar Mishra

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Performance of a gifted artist, Sunanda Nair sharing her artistry and grasp of Mohinyattam with grace, eloquent gestures and swaying movements.

Dr Neena Prasad

Master Class

Dr. Neena Prasad offers detailed analysis, demonstration, and advice on how students must appropriately approach Revati Raga in this Mohiniyattam Thillana. Demonstrations followed by lectures and explanations are the format followed in this course. The different movements of the dancer in the Thillana, the adavus, korvais, and mudras, are carefully explained.


It is an ode to Goddess Lalithambika. This keerthana is performed by Smitha Rajan, the granddaughter of Kalamandalam Kalyanikutty Amma.

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