Sarod Recital by Pt Narendra Nath Dhar…

A classical instrumental offering by noted Sarod exponent, Pandit Narendra Nath Dhar marked the culmination of the three-day Sri Sathya Sai Aradhana Mahotsavam this evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam.

Born in Kolkotta, Pandit Dhar had his initial training under Pandit Radhika Mohan Moitra and later under Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and has been regular on All India Radio and Doordarshan. Accompanied by Sri Ravindra Yavagal on Tabla, who played in perfect sync with the artist, Pandit Dhar began his concert with a slow piece in Raag Madhuvan, catching up, building the crescendo in the beautiful twilight, well received by an appreciative audience that went into raptures.

Pandit Dhar continued with a couple of more sublime pieces, decorating the twilight with the magic of his evening ragas, before signing off to a round of applause.

Even as bhajans commenced, the artistes were felicitated by senior Trust officials. Bhajans continued and Mangala Arathi was offered at 1850 hrs. marking the end of the three-day Sri Sathya Sai Aradhana Mahotsavam.

II Samastha Lokah Sukhino Bhavantu II