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Natyasruti’s Multimedia Lecture on Sunday

Chithra Madhavan2Natyasruti’s Multimedia Lecture
Venue:The Indian Heritage Academy Hall, near Koramangala Police Station
Date: Sunday 5th March
Time: 5 pm
Dr.Chithra Madhavan speaks on “The glory of Tiruvarur”
Dr. Chithra Madhavan, an archaeologist and historian, is famous for her illustrated lectures on a wide range of historical topics, of interest to both the expert and the layman She is the author of six books – ‘History and Culture of Tamil Nadu’ (two volumes), ‘Vishnu Temples of South India’ (three volumes) and ‘Sanskrit Education and Literature in Ancient and Medieval Tamil Nadu’.
“Tiruvarur” is an ancient temple town in interior Tamil Nadu. Shiva in the form of ‘Tyagaraja’, is the presiding deity of the grand temple. The trinity of Carnatic music namely Tyagaraja, Muddusvami Dikshitar and Syama Sastri were all born in Tiruvarur within a short span of time. What is the magic of this place that resulted in this phenomenon?
In her multimedia lecture Dr. Chithra Madhavan will enlighten us about the temple, the town and its connections with the numerous poet saints and music composers.

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