We would sincerely like to thank all our well wishers in India and abroad, who have contributed to
our work in this section so far.
In our bid to preserve, sustain and revive an interest in ritual arts, support the handful of artistes
practising the dying tradition as well as develop a new body of artistes who can continue the
tradition within the temples, Arangham Trust welcomes outside help and contributions.
All cheques or money orders (national and international) can be made to "Arangham Trust" and
will be acknowledged.
Contributions made in Indian rupees will enjoy tax exemption under Section 80 G.
Arangham has begun pioneering work in reviving a tenth century performance art unique to
temples in southern Tamil Nadu. Traditional communities of dancers and musicians and their
invaluable repertoire and literature of ritual performances like "Kaisiki Natakam" are being
sustained and revived so that their art can breathe again.
is another sphere of Arangham's revival work, where we hope to amalgamate and
forge dynamic links with Indian craft communities as well as folk dance and theatre groups.
a visual enactment of the passionate expression by Vaishnavite saints which were
an integral part of Vishnu worship 1000 years ago, is now confined to a handful of practitioners who
themselves are on the threshold of fading away. Arayer Sevai which means 'the service or offering
of the royal priests' falls under the category of drama.
If you would like to know more details about ARTS ALERT
or would like to contribute to the programme,