REVIEW FOR SUNDARA KANDA - HARIKATHA BY C BRAHMANANDA REDDY
The Sita Rama Naama Sankeertana Sangam is organizing a Harikatha recital by C Brahmananda Reddy on 10th April at Lord Balaji Temple at Alwal. The Harikatha will be accompanied by Seelam Koteshwar Rao on the violin and Yandamuri Subbarao on the mridangam.
The Harikatha will begin with Ganesh Stuti, followed by the story of Sundara Kanda which is the 5th kanda in the Ramayana. It starts with Hanuman's travel to Lanka in search of Sita, his meeting Sita in the Ashoka Vanam, his slaying of Akshaya Kumar, the son of the King Ravana, and his returning to Sugreeva's kingdom.
C Brahmananda Reddy is a renowed Harikatha artist who has born and bought up in Guntur district, and is a disciple of K Vishwa Rupa Chary. He is a diploma holder in Harikatha and also a B-grade artist in All-India Radio and Doordarshan. He was awarded the Kala Vaachaspati, Harikatha Bhakta Sudhanidhi and Naada Chintamani titles.
He has performed in prestigious sabhas like Ravindra Bharathi, Sri Thyagaraya Gana Sabha and Shilparamam. He is the only artist to have performed a Harikatha on Ramayana in 24 days, and has been awarded Swarna Kankanam by Dasari Narayana Rao, cine director and ex-union minister.
Please contact Harinath on 98496-54829 or C Brahmananda Reddy 92478-76056 for further details.