Bharatanatyam at Seafield Mariamman Temple

Bharatanatyam is the oldest and most popular of India’s classical dance form. The dance has it’s origins in the temples of the Southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu and is performed as an offering to the Gods.

In conjunction with Navaratri celebrations, the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple in Seafield, USJ presented devotees with a Bharatanatyam performance by two talented young ladies, K Subhadra age 13 and K Pavitra age 12.

Both of them took up the classical dance at the age of 5 at  the Shri Nadeeeswarar Dance Academy in Kuala Lumpur.

Video by KSTan, Citizen Journalist