A Kathak solo dance masterpiece, Atman – The Search

Atman or soul, unborn, imperishable and immortal, which cannot reach the divine with the physical body that is composed of the five elements or better known as pancha bhootas – Prithvi (Earth), Jal (Water), Agni (Fire), Vaayu (Air) and Akaash (space).

It is only when our physical body perishes then the true self reaches our creator but I questioned myself. Why can’t I reach the divine right here, right now? Feeling the Creator’s power in my flesh that surrounds me like the Mother Earth, quenching a thirst for love like rivers in the desert sands, protecting me in his ring of Fire, from watching my baby’s first breath to closing my eyes and seeing only the darkened space…I YEARN TO FEEL OUR DIVINE HERE AND NOW! 

Join me in my soul’s journey that began with a search.

  • Date: Sunday, 6th May 2018
  • Time: 2pm
  • Venue: Theatre on the Square Corner of Sandton Drive and Rivonia Road, Sandton
  • Admission: R100

Contact 084 811 7837 for enquiries

Shrimati Shika Mohanlall-Harrypaul began her studies in Kathak dancing in 1999 at the Institute of Classical Music & Dance, Kala Darshan in Durban.

Under the strict discipline of Shri Manesh Maharaj, Shika was groomed individually with intense training in a unique style that blends Jaipur, Lucknow and Benares gharanas. The year 2005 marked the year of her graduation as a professional Kathak dancer.


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