The Aditi Center for the Study of the Hindu Tradition in partnership with Endymion Publishing has decided to launch a yearly publication, Aditi. The journal will be available both in hard and soft copies.
Issue 1 : Guru & Disciple
“The seed will never perish”: Interview with Swami Swarupananda Saraswati
The Master-Disciple Tradition in India
The Traditional Vedantic Method by which a Guru enlightens the Student
Questioning Authority: Reflections of the Sage of Kanchi on the Guru-Shishya Relationship
The Guru at the intersection between the Path of Knowledge and the Path of Love
The Master-Disciple Transmission in Ancient India from Transformation to Awakening according to the Kashmir Shaiva Philosopher Abhinavagupta
Means to the End and End of the Means: Reflections on Guru, Mantra, Upāya and Upeya
Sundaram Sadhana Pada: the Path of Beauty
Sarah Vieira Magalhaes
« Guru and disciple »: a Documentary Film on the Vedantic Path of Self-Realization
Dr. Smt. Sucheta Chapekar is one of the most accomplished representatives of Bharata Natyam in today’s India. An artist of rare sensitivity and grace, her dancing career spans over a period of more than fifty years. She distinguished herself by her notable contribution to Bharata Natyam and received the very prestigious National Prize of the Sangeet Natak Akademi.
Sarah Vieira Magalhaes is a graduate of Dramatic Art, Portuguese Language and Literature. In 2008, she moved to India and since then she has been learning Bharat Natyam under the guidance of Dr. Sucheta Chapekar. She also earned a degree in Nritya Shastra from the Nalanda Dance Research Centre in Mumbai, and a Master in Philosophy from the University of Pune. She is currently researching the origin of Indian classical dance at the Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute in Pune.
Interview of Dr. Smt. Sucheta Chapekar by her disciple Sarah V. Magalhaes
Documentary film on the Master/Disciple Relationship in Bharat Natyam