The Dancing Monks of Majuli

On Wednesday, 13th July, The Barn at Bury Court was thrilled to welcome The Monks of Majuli, who come from a beautifual monastery on the island of Majuli in the Brahmaputra River, N.E. India and worship Krishna through music and dance. For over 600 years, they have cultivated a form of dance-drama known as Sattriya that is still thriving today. In 2000, the government of India recognized it as a ‘Classical Indian Dance Form’. Their vast repertoire includes drama, dance, song and a special form of choreographed yoga, they…

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