The Ayurvedic Influences on Thai Medicine: A Presentation by Edward Zachowski
Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 2:30pm
Ed Zachowski of Thaiurveda, a graduate of Sai Ayurvedic College (Miami, FL) will be presenting a lecture on The Ayurvedic Influences on Thai Medicine at the Eighth Annual Indian Festival. Event begins at 2:30 PM Saturday 22 November 2014 at the Engelman Recital Hall at Baruch College, 55 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10010.
Other presenters include:
Guru Calai Chandra started learning Bharat Natyam at the age of 5 years and quit a successful IT career in the US to obtain an MFA in India. Calai is Founder and Artistic Director of STUDIO 102 and has been performing Bharat Natyam professionally for over 10 years. She dances, teaches, choreographs and creates her own dance repertoires. Her school will be presenting Bharat Natyam Dances at the festival
Guru Neelima Raju started studying dance in 1985 and joined the Dr Vempati Chinna Satyam's Kuchipudi Kalakshetra in 1987. She was mentored by Shri Hari Rama Murthy and Guru Dr Vempati Chinna Satyam and graduated with a "Natya Visharada" degree in 2001. She was awarded the Vishaka Music and Dance Academy award, Natya Ravali Ugadi Talent Award, and the Kurella Sita Mahalakshmi Award and is a recipient of the Government of India Scholarship and is currently a member of the UNESCO's International Council of Dance. Her school will be presenting Kuchipudi Dance items at the festival.
Dr. Amita Gupta, Professor of Education at The City University of New York and a Fulbright Research Scholar will speak on Vedic Education and Mr. Vasu Murthy former Prsident of Kannada Koota will speak on the Sanskrit text Amarkosha while Vasthu expert Swamy Manjulanandji who is visiting from India will speak about the benefits of this ancient art.
The Rajasthani Association of North America (RANA) will make a presentation on the glorious culture of Rajasthan.