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  • The group of dancers presenting the same mood but its different reflections by the superior, ordinary and the inferior persona, brings out the various moods of Krishna. It is a unique item, composed as a single sloka of Bhagvatam in Sanskrit language. The navarasas culled from the story of Krishna are performed wonderfully by the dancers (Indian Express)
  • There was no dazzle, no glitter, no jazzy karvai-s and yet it was rich with bhavabhinaya… .The taut, well constructed repertoire commenced with Shodashopachara, an unusual opening number set to Sanskrit visualizing 16 temple rituals daily performed in temples from morn to dusk. The audience was at once transported to the serenity and soothing ambience of South Indian temple where day breaks to the wafts of vedic chants and the rich fragrance of chandan and dhupam. The teermanams beautifully crafted the reclining Vishnu on the Sheshnag with His consort Laksmi beside Him and His vahana Garuda behind Him… (Times of India)
  • All the connotations for the poetry compiled from the great poets in Gujarati literature..and their emotional grades were aesthetically presented by Uma in a leisurely manner. (Indian Express)
  • 'Savitri', a symbolically choreographed dance ballet gave a fresh spiritual dimension to the legendary theme of Satyavan-Savitri.(Times of India)
  • Many noted personalities present at the event enjoyed a unique visual treat.(Ahmedabad Times)
  • ''Nritya Dhaara'enthralls audience with a scintillating performance.(Times of Oman)
  • Through imaginative choreography, the dancers created many spectacular solos, duets and group compositions.(The Pioneer, Delhi)
  • Shodashopcharam demonstrates through pleasing visualizations, how even the routine of daily life, sans an 'affected attitude' and cacophonous urban living from dawn till dark, can be dedicated to the supreme consciousness. (Times of India)
  • It is an effort…a phenomenon that can be called the new traditionalism...that steers Bharatanatyam to its roots as against the glitter and artifice that dominate in many new choreographic styles.(Indian Express)
  • Listening to the sacred mantras interspersed with the appropriate Sanskrit slokas even as a group of colourfully attired dancing girls perform the various temple rituals codified with the ablution to the final aarti , one realises what bhakti is all about.(Indian Express)