The 'Astavadhanam'of Gannavaram Lalith Aditya (16) was impressed the pruchhakas as well as the participants, which was held in Andhra Yuvathi Sanskrit Kalasala on Wednesday. Pruchhakas Vinaja Mani posed questions on Nishiddakshari, K Sirisha on Samasya Pooranam, V Nagamani on Dattapadi, Venkateswara Rao on Varnana and T Vasisri on Ghantadattam, under the supervision of Dr Mahadeva Mani.
Gannavaram Lalit Aditya participating in Astavadhanam programme held in Andhra Yuvathi Sanskrutha Kalasala at Rajamahendravaram on Wednesday.
Aditya given answers to all the pruchhakas to their satisfaction, who poured questions at a time on Astavadhani. The programme was continued for two and half hours in the college. The pruchhakas asked questions on many present issues. Astavadhani Aditya said a poem forms with four padas, of it two feet each belongs to father and mother.
He said he was born in USA in the year 1995 an studying 12th grade there, as his parents are working there who hails from Nellore town. Avadhanam is a eight fold concentration, which is and ancient Indian skill. Avadhani is the performer of the feat.
The feat includes demonstrating outstanding ability, to concentrate, retain, sharp mind and possesses a wide range of knowledge on subject. Meanwhile, in Satavadhanam 100 pruchhakas participate. He underlined the need to protect the unique avadhana system which only available in Telugu language.