RAWA Cultural Program in Sterling, Virginia


RAWA Cultural Program was held at Sterling, Virginia on Sunday, July 15, 2018, featuring Indian classical Bharatnatyam dance based on Prabhata Samgiita and Indian Bhajans. The RAWA program was organized by Sandeep Khanuja and his family, Bhagwanti Khushalani, and the Margiis in Virginia and Washington DC. The dancers were from a dance school in Sterling, Virginia lead by the renowned dancer and choreographer Lavanya Gantashala. The dancers were all students of the school and were from elementary school to graduate. Acarya Diiptimanananda Avadhuta, Bhagwanti, and Sandeep also sang Prabhata Samgiita with the accompaniment of tabla.

The dance performances were very well performed and choreographed. Thirty-five families of the children were there. Around one hundred fifty people attended the program including the performers and guests.

Acarya Iishvarkrsnanda Avadhuta is the RU/RAWA Secretary of Ananda Marga and he gave a short introduction to RAWA at the beginning of the event. Acarya Rudrananda Avadhuta gave a talk about RAWA and culture.