What can I say? All I could do was feel grateful to be able to see this procession.
The number of songs for which the Lord danced was more this year. We had For He’s A Jolly Good Fellow, an unidentifiable melody, Nama Sivaya and English Note.
Many years ago I wrote a piece on my emotions when I saw this dance. I still feel the same way.
An avoidable item is a very anaemic and wholly unnecessary Bharata Natyam done behind the deity. Those children must have woken up at some ungodly hour. Nobody sees it anyway. And what is it in front of Kapali’s performance?