Reported by R K Phalguna It takes over three hours by bus from Bangalore to get to the village of Rudrapatna, which is located on the banks of the river Cauvery in Karnataka. As you wind your way in, one can see the beautiful temple which is in the shape of a tambura – The Sapthaswara Devatha Mandira. .
• KUTCHERIBUZZ ARCHIVES The Pada Varnam Project of Chennai based scholar-writer Sujatha Vijayaraghavan on the 'Varnam on Vinayaka', composed by T. V. Gopalakrishnan and choreographed by the Dhananjayans, will be screened on April 25 at 6.05 pm under the auspices of Natyarangam, Narada Gana Sabha at the mini hall. .
• KUTCHERIBUZZ ARCHIVES Reported by Sarah Wright, Harvard University Students at Harvard University are enjoying the privilege of studying with Umayalpuram Mali this semester. The mridangist from South India is residing in the Boston area for four months this Spring as a Fulbright scholar. .
• KUTCHERIBUZZ ARCHIVES / 2003 Madras-based dancer and teacher A. Lakshman is guru to many foreign dancers. And they seem to learn more than just adavus and thillanas. Feature by Aruna. S / KuctheriBuzz Staff/ Madras Madras based Bharatanatyam dancer A. Lakshman has been a strict teacher to many.