Tyagaraja Kriti Nagumomu Kana leni by Guru Suba Ramesh Parmar and students of Shubanjali
The famous Tyagaraja Kriti - Nagumomu Kana Leni in Ragam Aberi, and Adi Talam is brought to life in this mesmerizing presentation by Guru Suba Ramesh Parmar and students of Shubanjali School of Performing Arts (Sanjana Umarale, Vaishali Krishnamurthy, Anagha Prasanna, Priyanka Nayer, Madhumita Parmar, Arathi Elango, Manaswini Rajaram, Sadhana Subramanian, Dhanya Chandramohan)
Brings out the intense emotion of St. Tyagaraja as he admonishes the Lord for delaying his compassion.
Oh! Krishna what prevents you from protecting us? What prevents you from coming to our rescue. When Madura was deluged you had Rukmini by your side, is that the reason or was it Garuda who complainedto bring you down to earth because of the great distance
About Guru Suba Ramesh Parmar
Guru Suba Parmar, Founder, Shubanjali School of Performing Arts, is a highly sought after dancer, teacher and choreographer in the NJ area and a proponent of the vintage Pandanallur style of Bharatanatyam. She is the direct disciple of Kalaimamani Guru Indra Rajan and Pandanallur Srinivasa Pillai, both acclaimed doyens of this respected tradition. Guru Suba is recognized as a pioneer in the arts community and her original artistic creations have received rave reviews from critics and connoisseurs. She conducted her 85th Arangetram in 2017. She is the recipient of many prestigious awards including the Presidential Scholar’s “Most Influential Teacher Award” in 2015. The coveted Balasaraswati Award of Excellence was presented to her by Muthamizh Peravai, in Chennai, India in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the promotion of Arts in the US. She also received the “New Jersey Naatya Kalanidhi” award presented by the Krishna Vrundavana Temple in 2015 and the most recent “Lifetime Achievement Award” by Spandana, NJ. Shubanjali’s laurels extend beyond teaching, and the organization has received rave reviews for its exemplary original dance productions, including ‘Santa N’ Shiva,’ Rendezvous with Shubanjali’, ‘Splash the Wonder,’ ‘Tales of Krishna,’ ‘Chauladevi,’ ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ ‘Lured by the Myths’, ‘Oneness’, ‘Tribute to the Legends’, ‘Tattva Tapas Tejas”, TATHASTU, among many others. Over the years, Guru Suba Parmar has evolved a rigorous methodology that inspires students to develop a thorough understanding of this fine art. The school has won many laurels in competitions nationally and has created promising dancers who are pretty well acclaimed in the professional scene. She has been regularly performing for the Sivananda Organizations world-wide for over 24 years (US, Canada, Bahamas, South America and Europe). She is an excellent storyteller and through the medium of Indian classical dance, brings to life the philosophy and stories from Mythology making them understandable to global audiences.
About Shubanjali School of Performing Arts
Founded in 1992, Shubanjali aims to promote Indian classical performing art forms to bring people in contact with the creativity of Indian classical (Bharatnatyam) and folk dances of India along with traditional carnatic music and theatre (drama), thereby making the Indian art forms an important cultural force within the U.S. performing arts scene. Shubanjali promotes the values of Indian culture, preserves ancient art forms and forges links among Indian, US and other cultures. Shubanjali is not just a dance school, but also a well-conceived methodology, whereby, the unique curriculum allows the student to develop a thorough understanding of the art through the systematic study of technique, culture and representation of Indian classical music and dance to a global audience. The organization serves both Indian and American communities. It allows the younger generation Indo-Americans to be exposed to the rich culture and traditions of their homeland. At the same time, it brings about a greater understanding of the Indian culture to the American audiences. Shubanjali celebrated its 25th year in the US in 2017.