Friday, April 6, 2018

Dance of the Divine Enchantress (Norton Simon), Pasadena, California; Ashley Wells (ed.), Wisdom Quarterly
Mohiniyattam: Dance of the Divine Enchantress
  • Dance Performance
  • DATE:
  • TIME: 6:00-7:00 pm
  • Performer: Vijayalakshmi
Triad of key Buddhist figures
Award-winning dancer and choreographer Vijayalakshmi from India performs Mohiniyattam, a classical form of Indian dance from Kerala state, in the southern region. It is deeply rooted in the sacred feminine and celebrates energy, power, and strength  (shakti, viriya, parvati) by using graceful movements and dramatic expression. Visit the museum's massive permanent Buddhist art collection downstairs, featuring treasures from India, Southeast Asia, Tibet, Japan, Korea, and China with Jain and Hindu items as well.

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