V.R.Devika's blog..

V.R.Devika’s blog..

2023 has begun very well for The Aseema Trust.......
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Dr.V.R.Devika gave a presentation on Aharya in Koothu at the Rasoham festival on 21st January 2023

Tamil translation of Dr.V.R.Devika’s book on Dr.Muthulakshmi Reddy was released at the Chennai International Book Fair on 17th January 2023.

Dr.V.R.Devika gave a presentation on Nataraja and the cosmos at Rukminidevi Natyakashetra on 13th January 2023.

Dr.V.R.Devika gave a presentation on Dr.Muthulakshmi Reddy at Thiagarajar College of arts and sciences, Madurai on 10th January 2023.

Dr.V.R.Devika conducted a workshop on collective consciousness in folk performing arts for Harishree Vidyalaya at Dakshinachitra on 9th January 2023.

Dr.V.R.Devika was interviewed on SBS Tamil podcast in Australia on her book on Dr.Muthulakshmi Reddy on 8th February 2023

Dr.V.R.Devika gave a presentation on Nataraja and the cosmos for visitors at our sister institution Rukminidevi Natyakshetra on 3rd February 2023

Dr.V.R.Devika put together a combined show with Bhand Pather of Kashmir and Kattaikuttu of Tamilnadu in the Vitastha festival at Kalakshetra . She was honoured by the Lieutenant governor of Jammu and Kashmir for this.

Dr. V.R.Devika recorded a thirty minute video on Traditional performing arts in Education to be used as a part of introduction to Indian classical arts in American schools for Sumana Sen Mandala.

The Aseema Trust facilitated a workshop for capacity development of children in basics of filmmaking and dissemination of content conducted by Delhi based NGO footprintfilmfest at Chennai’s AMM School December 5 to 9, 2022

Dr.V.R.Devika attended an online meeting of Vishaka Committee for redressal of sexual harassment at workplace for AG’s office Chennai as NGO representative.

Dr.V.R.Devika gave a presentation on appreciating culture and ethos at Utsav festival of Harishree Vidyalaya on 12th December 2022.

Dr.V.R.Devika was the scholar, observer to give her comments after the performances of traditional performances at the Natyadarshan conference of Karthik Fine Arts at Bharathiya Vidya Bhavan Mylapore Chennai on 17th and 18th of December 2022.

The Aseema Trust and Timeless Tales project for Mamallapuram information app is now complete and signages to use the app at the sites have been put up.

Book Launch – Received a very warm welcome in Pudukkottai for the Dr.Muthulakshmi Reddy Launch.

Flag Hoisting – Invited to Accord School, Sri City for Flag hoisting, to plant a tree and also address teachers for a motivation session.

Welcome to the Aseema Trust

The Aseema Trust was founded to build bridges between traditional performing arts and education and Mahatma Gandhi and his ideas of truth and non violence inside and outside schools for young and old. Founded by V.R.Devika in 1998, it is managed by Coordinator and finance manager Vasantha Parthasharathy and a large team of resource persons. The Aseema Trust is nurtured by the partnerships it has built with NGOs and other organizations over the years nationally and internationally.

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V.R.Devika’s blog..

2023 has begun very well for The Aseema Trust.......


Our sister organisation Rukminidevi Natyakshetra celebrated 25 years of existence. They performed music in vocal, instrumental and in Bharathanatyam, to the compositions of Oothukkaddu Venkatakavi.

Aug 15 – Flag Hoisting

Every August, founder Dr.V.R.Devika gets invited to be the chief guest at a flag hoisting. On 15th August 2022, she was at Accord School, Sri…


Akkarai was a project after our own heart. Our close friend Sangeeta Isvaran of Katradi has been working with girls from the village communities in.

Dr.Muthulakshmi Reddy

We are very excited to share the news that Managinng Trustee V.R.Devika authored book on Dr.Muthulakshmi Reddy was received by Tiru M.K.Stalin, Chief Minister of…

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