Welcome to Debadhara, New Delhi! We are a renowned Odishi dance organization dedicated to promoting and propagating the rich cultural heritage of India. Led by the visionary Guru Binayak Panda, our organization embraces the synthetic gharana of Late Guru Debaprasad Das, ensuring that this ancient dance form continues to thrive and inspire generations to come.
Our mission is to showcase the beauty and grace of Odishi dance, captivating audiences with its intricate footwork, expressive gestures, and melodious music. Through our events and performances, we aim to create a sense of pride and appreciation for India’s cultural traditions.
The Essence of Odishi Dance
Odishi dance originated in the ancient temples of Odisha, where it was performed as a form of devotion to the Hindu deities. It combines elements of music, dance, and poetry to narrate stories from Indian mythology and folklore.
Characterized by its fluid movements, sculpturesque poses, and vibrant costumes, Odishi dance epitomizes elegance and grace. The dancers’ hands and eyes convey deep emotions, while their feet create rhythmic patterns on the stage, forming a mesmerizing visual spectacle.
Preserving and Promoting Indian Culture
At Debadhara, we believe in the power of art to connect people, transcend boundaries, and foster cultural understanding. Through our events, workshops, and collaborations, we strive to preserve and promote the rich traditions of India.
We provide a platform for talented Odishi dancers to showcase their skills and share their passion with audiences around the world. Our organization also conducts training programs for aspiring dancers, ensuring that this beautiful art form is passed on to future generations.
Join Us on this Incredible Journey
We invite you to immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Odishi dance. Experience the magic as our dancers bring to life the tales of gods and goddesses, love and bravery, through their breathtaking performances.
Stay updated with our upcoming events and workshops by following our blog and social media channels. Together, let’s celebrate and preserve the rich culture of India!