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.

Dr. V.R.Devika gave an illustrated talk on Nataraja and the Cosmos for DIAP2020 Singapore on 13th September 2020, on Mahatma Gandhi: A man beyond his time for an international seminar organised by VIT, IIT and University of Rome on 10th September 2020, 
conducted "Aahlaada - Mothers time" session for the mothers of SOS Children's village on 25th and 18th August 2020, 
was the chief guest on India's Independence day at Patashaala and gave a stories session on line for Navadarshana 
on 15th August 2020 
gave a talk on Swadeshi and Gandhi for INTACH on 13th August 2020, a 
conducted "Aahlaada - Mothers time" session for the mothers of SOS Children's village on 3rd and 10th August 2020, 
gave a presentation on Dr.Muthulakshmi Reddy for Avvai Home on 30th July 2020, conducted "Aahlaada - Mothers time" session for the mothers of SOS Children's village on 27th July, 20th July, 13th July, 6th July 26th June 2020, conducted a story session based on Bharathanatyam mudras for Navadarshana on 18th July, 20th June 2020, conducted a story session for the mothers of SOS children's village Chatnathhomes, Chennai on 13th June 2020, was interviewed on Instagram by Aswathy Srikant on 27th May 2020, The Dhananjayans spoke about her.
Dr.V.R.Devika did a webnair on stories and gestures for Navadarshana on 16th May 2020, Beyond gestures and texts for Bharathakalanjali on 15th May 2020,Board meeting of The Aseema Trust took place on 14th March 2020, Dr.V.R.Devika gave a presentation on scripts at Patashaala on 11th March 2020, gave a tour of Kalakshetra to a French group on 9th March 2020, took part in Dakshinachitra's Utsav at Kalakshetra on 6th and 7th March 2020, did a presentation on rhythm and language at Patashaala on 4th March 2020, was the chief guest to give away the Kodai Gandhi Prize for schools at the Kodaikanal International School on 29th February 2020.
Dr.V.R.Devika gave a presentation on Nataraja and the Cosmos at Pupil School on 27th February 2020.
The Aseema Trust conducted a Gandhi connect session with Balamandir on 15th February 2020.
Dr.V.R.Devika was chief guest at Indiranagar Womens association and Rukminidevi Natyakshetra on 8th February 2020, gave a talk on Natraja on 6th February 2020, On Gandhi at CUSP festival on 1st February 2020, 
Gandhi at Avvai Home on 30th January 2020, for INTACH at Vidyamandir on 25th January 2020, at Asha Niketan and Gandhi Peace Foundation on 24th traditional performing arts at at Government college Chenglepet on 23rd January 2020, at Government College of Tiruttani on 21st January 2020,  presentation on Kalakshetra to visitors on 20th January 2020, on traditional performing arts at Asha Niketan on 17th January 2020, on Pongal at Patashaala on 15th January 2020,Nataraja on 14th January 2020, on Gandhi and folk arts at Kalasibiram of Kalakshetra on 12th January 2020, attended meeting of advisory council at Avvai Home on 11th January 2020, gave a presentation on traditional performing arts at Quaid e Millat college on 10th January 2020, at Nandanam Govt college on 9th January 2020, on animals at Patashaala on 8th January 2020, on Kalakshetra at Kalakshetra on 7th January 2020, on "Sounds of the earth shape the landscape" at the International conference of Indiranagar Sangeet Sabha Bengaluru on 6th January 2020, guided visitors at Kalakshetra on 4th January 2020, guided visitors at Mamallapuram on 3rd January, guided visitors at Kalakshetra on 1st January 2020. 





Illustrated Talks on Mahatma Gandhi with demonstration of spinning on the Charkha, talks 

on Nataraja and the cosmos,

Traditional Performing Arts,

Collaborations with other organisations,

Showcasing of art forms