The Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan welcomes all who have an interest in Indian art and
culture. The Bhavan's teachings follow those of Mahatma Gandhi. In the light
of this philosophy, the Bhavan is a secular, non-political institute open to
all regardless of race, gender or creed.
A showcase of the the brilliance of Rabindranath Tagore in an evening of dance, songs and poetries.
Aditi Mohsin, an exponent of Tagore and Warda Rihab, a celebrated dance artist from Bangladesh performs to Tagore's work.
While Leesa Gazi, an accomplished artist will recite Tagore's poems composed around melodious renditions of the Nobel Laureate's songs by Imtiaz Ahmed.
Milapfest presents Timeless, a stunning showcase of young British dancers, each bringing a fresh perspective to the ancient classical dance forms of India. Timeless gives a platform to both the artist and the art form, offering an insight into the future of Indian dance in the UK.
The evening's performances will be a tribute to the Bharatanatyam and Odissi dance forms and will feature Rani Natali
Do you have conflict with the people you love most?
One of the most scholarly and eloquent speakers of the Vedanta comes to the Bhavan. Mrs Jaya Row will discuss the topic of Harmonious relationships and how Vedanta steps in with solutions to this problem.
Love tainted with selfishness is 'attachment'. When you are attached you expect a return for your affection. You make d
Concept, Choreography by Bala Devi Chandrashekar.
This is a teaching given by Lord Krishna to his disciple Uddhava. This forms a part of Srimad Bhagavata Purana. In the Uddhava Gita, Lord Krishna imparts self-knowledge and the sadhanas needed for attaining this knowledge.
Bala's career has been atypical, falling into two phases, one as a lecturer and researcher and a performer. Bala is a sen
A chance to watch some amazingly talented tabla players with their esteemed guru at the Bhavan, Pandit Rajkumar Misra.
Featuring over thirty of his most talented disciples.
Kavita K2K (Kalidaas to Kaifi Azmi)
Kavita K2K or Kalidaas to Kaifi Azmi is a unique show based on Ancient poetry in the first half, and Modern poetry in the second half. The poems will be set to (many original) music compositions.
Majority of the songs are accompanied by dance (mixture of Kathak, Odissi, Bharat natyam and contemporary styles) and the context will be presented in the form of a drama in English by four Actors.
OM for unity and peace
Representatives of Sikhism, Buddhism Hinduism and Jainism come together in this conference to discuss the principle and power of Om.
Organised by Reverend Swami Nirliptananda
PRATIBIMB - Reflections of Kathak
The Sanskrit word Pratibimb means reflection. This show, true to its meaning, is a reflection of the Guru's talent and creativity on his students.
Years of sincere and devoted study under the guidance of the Guru and a total surrender to him makes the reflection clearer and clearer.
A chance to see Bhavan's Kathak guru Abhay Shankar and his students in this unique concept, showcasing their
An evening of mesmerising music by the finest vocal duo of the Carnatic music world.
They will be accompanied on violin by Bhavan's resident violin teacher Sri Balu Raguraman, Mridangam guru Sri M.Balachandar and a young upcoming percussionist Pirashnna Thevarajan on Ghatam.
Weekend Yoga Workshop with Kumar
July 27&28, 2013.
Venue: M P Birla Millennium Art Gallery, Bhavan Centre.
A traditional yoga workshop weekend with Kumar from India.