HARIKATHA MAHOTSAVAM AT MAHATHI AUDITORIUM FROM AUG 29-30
Tirupati, 22 August 2016: In commemoration of the 152 jayanti of Harikatha patriarch Sri Madajjada Adibhatla Narayana Das TTD will observe a three day Harikatha Festival from August 29-31 at the Mahati auditorium,Tirupati.
As part of the festival the SV Music and Dance college will organise literary sadassu, lectures by Harikatha exponents, felicitation of vetran harikatha artists, harikatha book releases and harikatha.
On August 31, floral tributes and group song will be rendered at the Adibhatla Narayana Das statue at the SV Music college
Harikatha Narayana Das was born on August 31st, 1984 at Vizianagaram and displayed exemplary talent and interest in literature and music in his childhood days itself. He could easily recite Pothana Bhagavat couplets,,Shataka poems etc at the age of five years.
He has scripted several harikata ballads, literary works including Savitri Charitra, Janaki shapatham, Bhakta Markandeya charitra, Rukmini kalyanam in harikatha format and his works and harikatha rendering earned him the title of Panchamukeswara. He is hailed by Sri Sri and Tirupati Venkatapa Kavi for his balancing both music and literature.
ISSUED BY PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TTDs,TIRUPATI