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Yaksha - A Celestial Feast of Music and Dance

by Madhav Srinivasan 1698 days ago

The Yaksha is a festival that is conducted for celebration of the performing arts at the Isha Yoga Centre, Coimbatore. This centre aims at the promotion of the traditional Indian art, dance forms and music. This festival lasts for 14 days during February.

What Happens During the Event

The Yahsha Festival is a unique music and dance festival named after “Yaksha”, the Hindu mythological being. This festival started in January 2010. This 13-day festival is conducted amidst the holy space of the Dhyanalinga Yogic Temple that lies at the pristine foothills of Velliangiri Mountains and features some of the most popular talent of dance and music. This marvelous and vibrant festival is conducted every year in the month of February and lasts for seven days. Held in Coimbatore, tourists are advised to plan thier trip to Tamil Nadu during the time of this festival. 

In this festival musical concerts and dances are performed by various eminent artists from every corner of India leaving the audience spellbound. Every day of the festival is a perfect blend of culture and contemporary arts exhibiting a various Hindustani and Carnatick artists style vocalists; instruments including Tabla, Flute and Sarod; elements of Indian classical dance, such as Bharatnatyam; and also the folk performers from throughout the world.

The aim of this festival is to promote traditional music and dance forms of India. This is one among many events that is soon going to attain international recognition so do not miss being a part of this cultural fest on your next South India tours.

Concert Venues

The instrument and vocal concerts are conducted in a beautiful Pandals, right in front of the Linga Bhairavi Temple. The dance functions take place in a spacious open-air auditorium behind the Nandi, with an amazing view of the starry skies, the silhouettes of the Dhyanalinga Temple and the mountains. The atmosphere of the concert is serene and creates an everlasting impression in the minds. You can conveniently reach Coimbatore by taking up packages from Chennai

A lot of people like to be a part of this amazing and colorful event. The festival of Yaksha depicts the diversity of various art forms of India, and presents a glimpse of its rich and diverse culture. This festival brings the Indian classical music and dance forms to life. 

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