Events and Talks in 2000

Kathak Through the Ages


Asha Stanford Presents A unique musical description of India’s history through Kathak!
Performed by
Natya Institute of Kathak and Choreography
(Bangalore, India)

Mysore Basavarajiah Nagaraj
Prakash Keshava Naidu
Muniswamy Pavitra
Mysore Gururaj Charumathi
Sankhya Sitaram Puranik

“Kathak through the ages” depicts the evolution of Kathak , one of India’s oldest classical dances, from its origins at the Vedic temples to the royal courts of Hindu kings to its zenith under the Moghul rulers’ Durbars.┬áTalking about Kathak’s development is tracing the history of India itself!

Kresge Auditorium
Stanford University
Oct. 7, 2000 (Saturday)
7pm – 9:30pm

$10 (before Sept. 30), $12 otherwise.
Special Student Rate:
$8 (before Sept. 30), $10 otherwise.
Purchase tickets online HERE.

Delicious South Indian snacks from
Komala Vilas, one of Bay Area’s popular restaurants.
Food can be purchased at the venue.

Holi 2000

Sunday, March 19, 2000, 11:00 am – 3.00 pm .
Wilbur Field, Stanford University

Do you miss those fun filled days of your childhood playing Holi?
The folk songs, dances, spring time and fun with colored powders and water…
Rekindle all that fun and frolic at this event brought to you by Asha-Stanford.
Note the event will be held even if it rains!!

Talk with Dr. Parmeshwara Rao

Stanford India Association,
and Dosti


a lecture/discussion
on why
Only a genius can keep India poor
Dr. B.V.Parmeshwara Rao

7 pm, Monday, January 31st, 2000
David Packard Electrical Engineering Auditorium
Stanford University Campus

For more information, contact:

Shankar Govindaraju
Arun Kumar Sridharan
Prateek Patel
Radhika Sarin

Biography of Dr. B.V. Parmeshwara Rao

A Ph.D from Penn State, Dr. Rao is a renowned social activist, who for 30 years has worked in Indian villages championing iteracy, elementary education, and the importance of revitalizing the nation through broad-based community involvement and grass-roots activism. Please see here for a brief biography and his ideas spearheading the Rejuvenate India Movement(RIM).

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