Mahagami presents
6th Sarngadeva Samaroh & Sarngadeva Prasang
January 15-18, 2016 Aurangabad

December 30, 2015

which will include series of seminars and concerts during day and night.

SARNGADEVA SAMAROH is organized every year by Mahagami in the land where the great musicologist SARNGADEVA created the treatise SANGEET RATNAKAR with an aim to reconnect with the glorious cultural past of this region and to establish the relevance of the text with present-day performing arts. The festival will comprise of performances by renowned artists as well as established thinker-artists with focus on the Sangeet Ratnakar and other ancient traditions. Scholars, Gurus, musicologists will present research papers and give lecture demonstrations highlighting various aspects of Sangeet Ratnakar in respect to each form of music. The festival is expected to cater to the artistic and academic quests of more than 5000 rasikas of music and dance. Students, researchers, teachers of any stream of Indian art will benefit from the seminar, lecture demonstrations and evening performances. This is of great academic and archival value and is an important landmark in the field of research on music texts.

Mahatma Gandhi Mission Campus, N-6, CIDCO, Aurangabad 431003

10am to 1pm, Sarngadeva Sadan, Mahagami Gurukul
15 January
Odissi music – Guru Ramahari Das, Bhubaneshwar
Padhant of Kathak – Guru Malabika Mitra, Kolkata

16 January
Prabandhas in Sangeet Ratakar – Vidwan Nandkumar, Mysore
Interpreting tradition in Odissi – Guru Sharmila Biswas, Kolkata

17 January
Dhrupad – Ustad Wasifuddin Dagar, Delhi
Rasa according to Sangeet Ratnakar – Dr. Sucheta Chapekar, Pune
Evolution of Kalakshetra Baani of Bharatanatyam –Prof. C.V. Chandrashekhar, Chennai

18 January
Philosophical & Spiritual aspects of Indian classical dance – Mandakini Trivedi, Mumbai
Uddipana Vibhavas – Shatavadani Dr. R. Ganesh, Bangalore
Pandavani –Teejan Bai, Chhattisgarh

SARNGADEVA SAMAROH - Music & Dance Festival
6.30pm to 9.30pm, Rukmini Sabhagriha
15 January
Carnatic Taal-vadya - Satish Krishnamurthy & group, Mumbai
Kathak - Malabika Mitra & group, Kolkata

16 January
Kathak – Parwati Dutta & MAHAGAMI Ensemble, Aurangabad
Odissi – Sharmila Biswas & group, Kolkata

17 January
Dhrupad – Wasifuddin Dagar, Delhi
‘Nrityaankan’ – Odissi dance production on Ellora Caves by MAHAGAMI Ensemble
Pandavani –Teejan Bai, Chhattisgarh

Please fill the registration form for observers.
Invitations / Donor Passes can be collected from MAHAGAMI Office between 10am to 7pm on all weekdays.
P.S: Students and artists can attend as observers. 
Accommodation arrangements on request. 
Kindly write to for any further clarification.

Updates of the festival line-up of artists is being uploaded on website and