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Dasara Gombe Habba – Theme ‘Gajendra Moksha’

Dasara Gombe Habba – Theme ‘Gajendra Moksha’
by Smt.Chitra Rao
Organised by Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan

‘Gajendra Moksha’ is inspired by the legend in the 8th Skanda of the Bhagavata Purana – one of the most sacred books in Hinduism. It extols the exploits of Lord Vishnu who protects Gajendra, the elephant from the clutches of Makara the crocodile and enables Gajendra to attain Moksha. This story was narrated by the seer Sukha Muni to the emperor Parikshith on his request. The Gajendra Moksha scene has the elephant and the crocodile innovatively made with household items.

Special Programme: Pravachana by Sri.K.G Raghavan
Topic: Ramayanadallina Pattabhishekagalu
on Saturday | 23rd September 2017 | 5:00 PM

Gombe habba – Doll Exhibition will be open to public from 21st to 30th September 2017 – 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

KRG Hall,
Race Course Road,


Dasara with “Dandiya Raas”

Dasara with “Dandiya Raas”

Raas or Dandiya Raas is the traditional folk dance form of Gujarat & Rajashthan in India and is associated with scenes of Holi and Lila of Krishna and Radha at Vrindavan. Along with Garba, it is the featured dance of Navaratri evenings in Western India. During Navaratri Festival in most of the cities of Gujarat and Rajasthan, people gather and perform Dandiya Raas and Garba. It is a fun filled dance with music and drums being played.

The Dandiya Raas dance originated as devotional Garba dances, which were performed in Goddess Durga’s honor. This dance form is actually the staging of a mock-fight between Goddess Durga and Mahishasura, the mighty demon-king. This dance is also nicknamed ‘The Sword Dance’. The sticks of the dance represent the sword of Goddess Durga.

The origin of these dances can be traced back to the life of Lord Krishna. Today, Raas is not only an important part of Navaratri in Gujarat but extends itself to other festivals related to harvest and crops as well.

Entry Fee: Rs. 500 per couple
If a guest does shopping worth Rs. 5000 in the mall, they get a couple pass for the Dandya Raas.

Saturday | 23rd September 2017 | 6 -9 PM

Elements Mall,
100 ft, Thanisandra Main Road,
Next to Hotel Howard Johnson,
Near Nagavara junction,
Bangalore North,
Bengaluru – 560 077

Hanuman Courts Wilful Captivity – solo theatre

Hanuman Courts Wilful Captivity – solo theatre
by Deepika Dorai – Rasalok Solo still theatre of Miniature Art

A moment handmade in miniature artistic detail

Rasalok is empanelled as a separate art form – a live solo oral still theatre tradition from
Karnataka by ICCR ( Min of External affairs Central Government )
It is performed only in the Rasalok minitheatres in The Aangana Bimba The Art Ashram.

All ages above 7 welcome – equally relevant inspiring entertaining spellbinding theatre
for all art lovers and ages and walks of life – please be seated by start of show
No mobile photography / footwear in Aangana – recommended formal festive attire

2 shows start 430 pm and 630pm all 10 days Dussehra
Duration 100 minutes

Also daily aartis at 1130 am and viewing of Central room of Gombe habba
through the day for younger ages
Language: English

from Sep21 to Sep30 – 2017

Bimba The Art Ashram
42 Ratnavilas Road
Opposite Canara Bank DVG Rd

Batman Day

Maruti Suzuki Bengaluru Comic Con with DC Comics In Association With Puma Social Club Indiranagar presents Batman Day

It’s time to celebrate the dark knight again! Join us as we honour and celebrate the most
iconic superhero of all times. Get ready to unleash the batman in you as you celebrate with us in an evening filled with fun games, activities, amazing music and killer cosplays.

Also, want to drink what Batman drinks? thats covered for you. Enjoy a customized Batman menu, made especially for you. Oh wait it doesn’t end there! In celebration of Harley Quinn’s 25th Anniversary, this year the Super-Villain will take over DC’s annual Batman Day. So unleash your inner Harley at the Batman Fan Night!

Batman Day Exclusive Comic: DC has created limited edition Batman day comics for Fans.
Stand a chance to win them by:
– Cosplaying at the party as any character from the batman universe.
– Showing us your Batman swag – Wear a Batman T-shirt or carry your Batman action
figure or a comic! Surprise us and take home this limited edition comic!
Cosplayers to get 2 free drinks!
In addition to all this keep your Bat-knowledge up-to- date as you can stand a chance to
win drool-worthy DC, Comics & Merch at the event.

on Saturday | 23rd September 2017 | 8:00 PM

Puma Social Club

Entry: Free (*Right to admission reserved Club rules applied)

“Yelhou Jagoi” – Documentary Film

“Yelhou Jagoi” – Documentary Film

ಮಾಸಿಕ ಸಾಕ್ಷ್ಯಚಿತ್ರ ಪ್ರದರ್ಶನ ಸರಣಿ
“ಯೆಲ್ಲೌ ಜಗೋಯಿ”
ನಿರ್ದೇಶನ: ಡಾ. ಗೌತಮ್ ಚಟರ್ಜಿ
ಅವಧಿ: ೩೫ ನಿಮಿಷ
ಶುಕ್ರವಾರ, ೨೨ ಸೆಪ್ಟೆಂಬರ್ ೨೦೧೭
ಮಧ್ಯಾಹ್ನ ೧.೩೦ (ಶಾಲಾ ಮಕ್ಕಳಿಗೆ)
೩.೩೦ (ಸಾರ್ವಜನಿಕರಿಗೆ)
ಸ್ಥಳ: ಸೆಮಿನಾರ್ ಹಾಲ್,
ಐಜಿಎನ್‌ಸಿಎ ಎಸ್‌ಆರ್

“Yelhou Jagoi” Saakshya – Drushya – Documentary Film Screening Series

Director: Aribam Syam Sharma

Duration: 35 Mints
Friday | 22nd September 2017
1.30 PM (for School Children)
3.30 PM (for Public)

Seminar Hall,
Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts,
Southern Regional Centre,
Kengunte Circle,
Next to Kalagrama,
Jnanabharathi Post,
Bangalore 560 056.


Dear Friends Gombe Habbada Shubhashayagalu.
Time to celebrate Gombe Habba Navaratri Festival of dolls again.
As always we would like to feature the Bengaluru Gombe Habba being celebrated in your house.
Please send the photographs / Video of #GombeHabba 2017 to email and cc to we would be more than happy to feature it online.
If You, Your Neighbour, Friends, Relatives or just any one you know are celebrating Gombe Habba can forward the details.
Please spread the word
Lets keep the tradition Alive…

Bharatanatyam by Anusha Shridhar

Every Friday Cultural Evening Programme

Bharatanatyam by Ms. Anusha Shridhar, from Bengaluru

Organised by
Indian Council for Cultural Relations (I.C.C.R.)
Department of Kannada and Culture

Bharatanatyam on Friday | 22nd September 2017 | 6.30 PM

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan,
Race Course Road,