Dance: Shiva’s Tandava


The Sarvavidya Natyaalaya (SVN), a Bharatanatyam dance school based in Lenasia, is proud to present Tandava: dancing with Shiva, performed by an all female cast. With their earlier successful victory at the Montenegro Dance Festival, this dynamic performing arts school present their latest dance production.

This annual anniversary concert, a celebration of the magnificence of the divine masculine form, will take place on 21 September 2013 at 6:00pm sharp at the Gandhi Hall, Lenasia. Tickets are R80 per person, please call 082 491 4376 or email  for tickets, or alternatively purchase at the door.

Join this journey into the depths of the ecstatic and vigorous dance of Shiva, the masculine principle of the universe, from whose dance all of creation is manifest. We pay homage to him as the great healer, connect to his spiritual potency as the endless form of light, and praise the majesty and power of his various tandavas as the supreme dancer, Nataraja. The dances will be performed by all students and teachers of the Sarvavidya Natyaalaya.

A performance of bharatanatyam and contemporary movement, Tandava: dancing with Shiva hopes to touch its audience with divine light and bliss in this celebration of dance.

Event Details

  • Date: 21 September 2013
  • Time: 18H00
  • Venue: Gandhi Hall 29 Impala Crescent Lenasia 1821
  • Tickets: R80pp

Reserve your tickets today by calling 082 491 4376, email or purchase at the door

About SVN: Sarvavidya Natyaalaya, a Bharatanatyam dance school based in Lenasia, Sandton and Randburg. While the school specialises in classical dance, the school also uses different styles of traditional folk, classical, contemporary movements whilst also teaching Hindu mythology, yoga and meditation.

The growing popularity of this indian classical dance school has grown exponentially over the past 3 years.  The non-profit dance company has been presenting classical recitals in Lenasia annually with the support of community has expanded its reach into the northern suburbs of Johannesburg with regular classes in Sandton and Midrand.

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About Naufal Khan

Naufal Khan was the Publisher at ADISHAKTI MEDIA and the editor-in-chief of the South African Indian news service Indian Spice. Khan was former Sunday Times journalist and also an occult fiction and non-fiction writer with several published titles.

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