Bhakti Sugandham Houston Dance Ballet

Global Organization for Divinity warmly invites you to

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Tickets NOW AVAILABLE!
General Admission – $15 advance purchase; $20 at the door on day of event
Donor Level 1 (2 donor passes with preferred seating) – $100
Donor Level 2 (4 donor passes with preferred seating) – $250
Donor Level 3 (4 VIP passes with preferred seating) – $500+

Tickets and passes available online here. Or please call 281-402-6585 to order or contribute.

Proceeds benefit the nonprofit activities of Global Organization for Divinity & Namadwaar Prayer House.

Bhakti Sugandham, the Fragrance of Devotion

Srimad Bhagavatam, the bhakti text; the source of that fragrance of devotion!

This crown jewel of all Puranas bestows the highest bhakti easily on those who simply listen to it; oozing, as it is, with the sweet nectar of the stories of the Lord and His devotees ready to be drunk through the ears. When one listens to Srimad Bhagavatam, the Lord Himself enters through the ears, enters the heart, cleans it and seats Himself there. For Srimad Bhagavatam is the very incarnation of Lord Sri Krishna!

‘Bhakti Sugandham-The Fragrance of Devotion’ is a vibrant Bharatanatyam dance ballet based on Srimad Bhagavatam, a 5000-year-old sacred Indian text, and extols its glory, presenting its beauty through legends depicting each of the Nava Rasas (the nine emotions, namely Courage, Wonder, Anger, Love, Disgust, Compassion, Fearfulness, Humor and Peace).

This Bharatanatyam ballet weaves an English narrative with traditional Indian classical music, the enthralling musical compositions of Indian spiritual master His Holiness Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji, and original Sanskrit verses from the Bhagavatam itself. It transports the audience to the Age when Bhagavatam took birth, and glorifies Bhagavatam with music, dance, drama, story-telling and other theatrical elements.

‘Bhakti Sugandham’ is sure to delight the audience with its spiritual, musical as well as visual grace and beauty.

This production brings together several dancers from reputed dance institutions in Houston and also from other parts of the United States.

Concept, Script and Production: Global Organization for Divinity Houston, Minneapolis and India
Dance Direction: Surabi Veeraragavan, Houston, TX
Music Direction: Uma Ranganathan, Houston TX

Cast of Dancers:
Surabi Veeraragavan, Houston TX
Soujanya Madhusudhan, Atlanta GA
Sandhya Raghuraman, Houston TX
Shobitha Arun, Iselin NJ
Meenakshi Venkataraman, Houston TX
Divya Koothan, Houston TX
Hema Naren, Houston TX
Jvalanti Prasad, Houston TX
Krishnaya Corbett, Houston TX
Pavithra Chandrasekaran, Houston TX
Radha Venkat, Houston TX
Ratna Ramaraju, Houston TX
Selvi Samy, Houston TX
Shriya Fruitwala, Houston TX
Shruti Natarajan, Houston TX
Varsha Vasu, Houston TX
Zenitha Ram, Houston TX
Advaith Subramanian, Minneapolis MN
Ananya Hariharasudhan, Houston TX
Madhura Sriram, Houston TX
Maithreyi Asthagiri, Houston TX
Maya Shankar, Houston TX
Sahana Thothadri, Houston TX


About G.O.D.
Global Organization for Divinity (G.O.D.), a nonprofit organization, and its Houston Namadwaar Prayer House, aim to promote peace, harmony and universal love amid cultural diversity. G.O.D. is involved in several spiritual, cultural and community service activities in the Houston area.
G.O.D. frequently presents classical arts events in Houston and many cities around the world. G.O.D.’s original Bharatanatyam production “Radhe Radhe- A Story of Love for the Supreme” that premiered in Houston in 2014 was widely acclaimed and was later reproduced in several cities including Minneapolis, Dallas and Detroit.
For more information about G.O.D. USA or Namadwaar Houston, please visit www.godivinity.org.