With roots in tradition, we branch out, touching all possible horizons, aiming to master techniques that are not only traditionally rich, but also impart the inherent systems that stem from ages ago.
While our focus is to teach the rich variety that supplements identity to our traditional dance forms, the quest to evolve ensures we never let the creativity within lie low. Evolving is next level growth and we firmly believe in honing that.
At Parampara, we believe we grow better when we come together. Collaborating offers a finer chance at experimenting with skills one has worked on and acquiring more to celebrate two strengths as one.
'You never just learn what you set out for. You learn from everything that leads you to it.'
At Parampara, here is what we strive for.
Elegant form, proficient knowledge and eternal grace define Bijal Haria’s eloquent character. Her boundless desire to learn and grow in her field of art and impart the same to the younger generation in its purest form are core ideals that form an integral part of her journey as a classical dancer.
Art has oceanic depths. In the age of shortcuts to spectacular success, it is gladdening to see a relatively young dancer and the academy she runs, to plunge and explore the depths. With the personal preparedness that she is building up, she holds a promise for the future when she could make a significant contribution to dance studies and practice in Gujarat.
Bijal Haria has learnt Kuchipudi dance from us at our Natya Taringini, Performing Arts Centre, New Delhi. She has given many mesmerising performances, in India and abroad. She has been imparting Bharatanatyam and Kuchipudi dance to the younger generation in her institute in Ahmedabad.
The modest beginnings with her revered gurus have led Bijal to venture into inviting scholars and artistes from outstation to expose her students to different forms of dance and academic discourse. One compliments Bijal Haria for providing a role model to other dancers of younger generation, continuing with her doctoral studies and performances.
Through our blogs we aim to elucidate and inspire the public what classical dance truly is. These are anecdotes of the beauty and depth of Indian art and the various aspects of Indian culture.
From Temple to Tech - An evolution of Bharatanatyam The origin of Bharatanatyam dates back to the Rigvedic hymns and to the figurine of a dancing girl excavated from the