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.



The Aseema Trust is involved in applying for the UNESCO recognistion for Bharathavizha festivals of northern Tamilnadu and organised the filming at Mamallapuram meeting the officials of the art and culture department of Government of Tamilnadu through January, February and March2021.
Dr.V.R.Devika gave a talk on the book "Mira and the Mahatma" by Sudir Kakar at the Gandhi Study Center Chennai on 17th March 2021, was a panelist with Sheejit Krishna at a workshop on "Nataraja as Aadhaara - connecting iconograpy to ideation" on 6th and 7th March 2021, was filmed to be among the fifty inspiring women of the city book by Photograper Amar Ramesh on 26th February 2021, gave a talk on Rukminidevi Arundale for RLV Rasikagruha on 21st February 2021, gave a story session on Bharathanatyam for Dr.Sundanda Nair on 13th February 2021, attended a meeting for Vishaka committee of AG's office on 11th February 2021, did story telling on Gandhi with spinning and showing of videos with Vedanth Bharadwaj singing for village volunteers at State Institute for Rural Development on 27th January 2021, was guest of honour for Republic Day at Patashaala on 26th January 2021,was chief guest at SOS Children's village day on 25th January 2021,attended a meeting at department of Art and Culture govt of Tamilnadu on 22nd January 2021, 
attended a meeting as NGO representative for committee on sexual harrassment at workssplace at AG's office on 18th January 2021,
gave a talk for Navadarshanan on 16th January 2021,  on "Collective consciousness in ritualistic performances of Tamilnadu" for Tamilnadu Dr.J.Jayalalita music and fine arts university on 31st December 2020, 

Here is the link for the youtube page of Ahimsa Devi dance production.
Ahimsadevi : Her sixty names

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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