Parampare special lecture series from Mar. 20 to 27

Parampare special lecture series from Mar. 20 to 27

March 19, 2017

‘Parampare,’ a leading cultural organisation of city, has been conducting Vaachana – Vyakhyana of Valmiki Ramayana from August 2016. The melody of Ramayana shlokas and poetic beauty of aadi kavya were highlighted in the series.

Now a special series of lectures is arranged from March 20 to 27 at Mysore K. Vasudevacharya Bhavana (Nadabrahma Sangeetha Sabha), JLB Road, daily from 6 pm to 8 pm.   

There are controversial situations in Uttara Kanda where actions of Rama cannot be justified. Many scholars feel that Uttara Kanda itself is interpolation. Though Uttara Kanda is full of upakathas, a few will be highlighted in the series. Stress is given to Dharmajignasa in this lecture series. A special survey of Kannada poetic works which have used the material of Uttara Kanda will be presented by Dr. Kabbinale Vasanth Bharadwaj. Lecture on Uttara Ramacharite by Bhavabhuti will be presented by Vidwan Suryaprakash Pandit.

The programme details are   as follows:

Mar. 20: An introduction to Uttara Kanda – Lecture by Dr. H. V. Nagaraja Rao. “Janapriya Sri Valmiki Ramayana,”  a book by La. Na. Shastry will also be released.

Mar. 21: Uttara Kandada Pramukha Upakathegalu – Lecture by Prof. K. Anantharamu.

Mar. 22: Seethaparityaga – Lecture by Vid. Neevane Ganesh Bhatta, Sanskrit scholar and Harikatha artiste from Hubballi.

Mar. 23: Aswamedhayaga – Lecture by Vidwan Ananthasharma Bhuvanagiri, a senior Sanskrit scholar from Bengaluru.

Mar. 24: Kannada Kaavyagalalli Seethaparityaga, Aswamedhayaga – Lecture by Dr. Kabbinale Vasanth Bharadwaj, the famous arthadhaari.

Mar. 25: Bhavabhutiya Uttararama Charite- Lecture by Vidwan Suryaprakash Pandit, a Sanskrit scholar and senior journalist of Prajavani.

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Mar. 26 (5 pm): Rangageethegalu of different Ramayanas of yesteryears will be presented by Y. M. Puttannaiah and troupe; 6.30 pm: Seetharamadi Niryanagalu – Lecture by Dr. Mahabaleswar S. Bhat,  an Associate Professor from Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (Yoga University), Bengaluru.

Mar. 27: Rama Niryana Talamaddale. Vid. Keshava Hegde Kolagi will be Bhagavataru and Vidwan Shankara Bhagavatha Yallapura will accompany on mridanga. In mummela, Dr. Umakanth Bhat, Dr. Kabbinale Vasanth Bharadwaj, Vid. Narayana Desai and Vid. Ganapathi Bhatta Sankadagundi will perform.

NOTE: Daily bhaktigeetha gayana will be presented by different artistes. The series will be compered by Vidushi Dharitri Ananda Rao.


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