The 154th birth anniversary of the Patriarch of Harikatha Sri Madajjada Adibhatla Narayana dasa will be observed from September 6 to 8.
The anniversary celebrations will be held for three days under the aegis of the Sri Venkateswara Music and Dance college.
According to legend the child prodigy Narayana Dasa born at Ajjada village of Vizianagaram district in 1864 and exhibited exemplary talent in reciting Sanskrit verses- Sataka slokas- at the age of five itself. Famed as a contemporary Kalidasa Narayana dasa had scripted several epics like Savitri Charita, Janaki sapatham, Rukmini Kalyanam and Bhata Markandeya charitra.
He was honored with the coveted title of Pancha Mukeswara for his versatality in Music, Literature and Vedic studies.
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