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.


Gandhi connect sessions were conducted at Velammal School on 4th October  2018, Patashaala Vallipuram on 3rd October 2018, Patashaala nungambakkam on 1st October 2018, at Kalakshetra on 29th September 2018, at JS Global school on 28th September and at  Indian Institute of Information technology and design on 27th September 2018.
The Aseema Trust conducted a two day workshop for the mothers of SOS children's villages, South India at Bengaluru on 20th and 21st September 2018 with resource persons Thilagavathi Palani, Vijaya Ramkumar and Ramya Rajasekhar.
Dr. V.R.Devika gave two presentations on Gandhi at Besant Arundale School, Kalakshetra on 18th September 2018.
Dr. V.R.Devika gave a workshop to teachers of Rishis International School Chennai on performing arts in education on 8th September 2018
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Dr.V.R.Devika explained all about Kalakshetra to a group of French ladies
on 27th August 2018.

 

 

Dr.V.R.Devika was the guest of honor at the flag hoisting for Independence Day at MOP Vaishnav College, Chennai on 15th August 2018


 

Dr.V.R.Devika gave a presentation on Tamil theater Kattaikuttu / Therukoothu at SS Jain College on 13th August 2018. Kattaikuttu artist Thilagavathi Palani demonstrated.

 

 

Dr.V.R.Devika gave four presentations on Gandhi and n folk arts at ISHA Schools and for sthayi in Coimbatore on 10th – 12th August 2018.

 

 

Dr.V.R.Devika was invited to give an illustrated talk on "RecaliberatingMadras for Gen next" at the Observer research foundation and  “Nataraja and the cosmos” at the Pallava festival of Indisha on

4th August 2018

Dr.V.R.Devika gave a presentation on Dr.Muthulakshmi Reddy and Rukminidevi Arundale at Kalakshetra on 21st July 2018

 

Dr.V.R.Devika gave an illustrated talk on “Intersections of peace Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King jr and Nelson Mandela at the American Centre of the US Consulate in Chennai on 19th July 2018. There was a live link with an audience in the American Centre at Jalalabad, Kyrgyzstan.

 

 

Dr. V.R.Devika presented a paper at the national seminar “Shresta Bharath -  Samskruthi Samagam” of Sangeet Natak Academy on 13th July 2018 at Bhubaneswar.