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Notable Performances (in Pondicherry unless otherwise noted):

1973 Odissi duet with Devasmita Patnaik (sister)

1974 Dance drama based on “God’s Labour” by Sri Aurobindo

1975 Chandi

1976 Dance drama based on “Love and Death” by Sri Aurobindo

1977 Odissi performance as part of a programme featuring classical styles of Indian dance

1979 “Agni”, a dance drama based on Vedic themes

1980 “Mirabai”, a dance drama based on the life of Mirabai, the Rajasthani princess and devotee

1981 Odissi performance in Bhubaneswar, Orissa and at The Mother’s School,Delhi

1982 Tour of France (summer): fifteen performances in Paris, Belle Ile en Mer, Granville, Mont-de-Marson, and other places

1983 “Kabir”, a dance drama based on the life of the saint Kabir (choreographed and directed by Madhumita Patnaik)

Odissi duet with Devasmita Patnaik

1984 “The Story of Creation”, a dance drama

1985 “Adhara Madhuri”, a dance drama based on the nine aesthetic sentiments (choreographed and directed)

1986 Odissi duet with Devasmita Patnaik

1987 “Mahabhisare”, a dance drama based on a Pauranic story (choreographed and directed)

1988 “The Parable of the Search for the Soul”, based on a canto of Sri Aurobindo’s Savitri

Avatar katha – a dance drama

1989 Tour of Europe (summer): performances in France, Italy, England

1991 The Call of the Earth, based on the works of the Mother

1992 “Tasmai Namah”, a dance drama based on the legends of the goddess Durga (choreographed and directed)

Tour of France, Germany, Switzerland

1994 “An Offering”, a dance sequence dedicated to Sri Aurobindo

1995 “Isha Vasyam Idam Sarvam”, a dance drama based on the Isha Upanishad (choreographed and directed)

“Utkalika”, a dance performance by students of Madhumita Patnaik (choreographed and directed)

1996 The Golden Adventure

1997 “Uma Haimavati”, a dance drama based on a Pauranic story

1998 “Bhavani Bharati”, based on a poem in Sanskrit by Sri Aurobindo (choreographed and directed at the request of the Municipal government of Pondicherry to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the liberation of India

Bhavani Bharati – at Bharat Nivas , Auroville

“Ashwapati”, based on Sri Aurobindo’s epic poem Savitri

1999 “Atmajayah”, a dance drama on self-control based on Bhartrihari’s Nitishatakam, performed by herself with students (choreographed and directed)

“Lasya-ullasa”, a sequence of Odissi dances, performed by herself with students (choreographed and directed)

“O comme je t’appel du plus profond de mon coeur”, a performance based on the Mother’s Prayers and Meditations

2000 “Tamaso Ma Jyotir Gamaya”, a dance drama based on the Upanishads, performed by herself with students (choreographed and directed)

“Garbha and Ras”, performed with the folk dance troupe Avishkar from Gujarat

2001 Performances in Hawaii, USA; and Bali, Indonesia

2002 Tour of France (summer)

Odissi Ballet based on Navadha Bhakti or the nine kinds of Devotions

2003 Tour of France with Guru Sri Durga Charan Ranbir: performances in Mulhouse, Nice, Crousot, Orléans, Paris

Performances in Ireland

Performance in Woodstock, NY, USA

Solo Odissi at the Theatre Kamban Kalai

2005 “Samskriti”, a dance-drama based on the proverbs and festivals of Orissa (choreographed and directed)

Dance improvisation with Western Classical Musicians

2006 World Tour: performances in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Big Sur, California, USA; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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