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V.R.Devika’s blog..

 Prayatnam, a group of teachers of Bharathanatyam organised to help each other with better teaching tools, choreography etc is doing.
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Dr.V.R.Devika was honoured by the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir at Kalakshetra.

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 will be the scholar, observer to give her comments after the traditional rural performances at the Natyadarshan conference of Karthik Fine Arts at Bharathiya Vidya Bhavan Mylapore Chennai on 17th and 18th of December 2022.

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.

Our Recent Activities


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.

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…

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…


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.

V.R.Devika’s blog..

 Prayatnam, a group of teachers of Bharathanatyam organised to help each other with better teaching tools, choreography etc is doing a tremendous job. They asked.

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