The Legends of Jyotirlingam
Tour of the Deccan
January 1-8, 2023
December 26, 2022
SUNAINA presents THE LEGENDS OF JYOTIRLINGAM. This production is a saga of dances depicting the mythological stories of the 12 Jyotirlingas of India. The concept, research, choreography and direction are by Guru Kanaka Sudhakar.
After a successful tour of North India, The Legends of Jyotirlingam tours the Deccan.
1st Jan, 6pm - Triambakeshwar Jyotirling Temple, Nasik
3rd Jan, 6pm - AISSMS, Pune
6th Jan, 6pm - Teach Auditorium, Spastn, Tharamani, Chennai
8th Jan, 6pm - Visvesvaraya Bhavan, Khairatabad, Hyderabad
Lord Shiva, the omnipresent and omniscient force that creates, protects and annihilates, is worshipped as pillar of light in 12 sacred places of India. These holy shrines are called the Jyotirlingam.
Somnath – Somnath, Gujarat
Mallikarjuna - Srisailam, Andhra Pradesh
Mahakaleshwar - Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh
Omkareshwar - Omkareshwar, Madhya Pradesh
Vaidyanatheshwar/ Baba Baidyanath - Parli Maharashtra /Deogarh Jharkhand
Bhimashankar - Bhimashankar Maharashtra
Rameshwaram – Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu
Nagnath - Devbhoomi Dwarka Gujarat
Vishweshwar – Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
Trayambakeshwar – Triambak, Maharashtra
Kedarnath – Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand
Grishneshwar – Ellora, Maharashtra
The Kotirudra Samhita brings to us divine legends in which Lord Shiva personally visited these places. The Legends of Jyotirlingam is a dance drama production bringing, through the dances of India, these 12 legendary stories. This Natya amalgamates Indian Classical, Traditional, Martial, Folk and Contemporary dance forms. Concept, Direction and Choreography by Guru Kanaka Sudhakar, produced by S.U.N.A.INA (Society for the Upliftment of National Arts of India), sponsored by National Culture Fund and powered by Incredible India, this dance drama brings various cultures of India forward as a part of its National Integration Series.
Direction & Choreography: Guru Kanaka Sudhakar
Production: S.U.N.A.INA (Society for the Upliftment of National Arts of India)
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