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Remembering Kathak Master, Pt. Chitresh Das

"Life and death are the only reality. You come alone, you go alone.
Only thing to do in between is practice and do whatever you do with love."

- Pt. Chitresh Das
It is with deepest sadness that we inform you of the sudden passing of the great Pandit Chitresh Das on January 4th, 2015 due to acute aortic dissection. Guruji did not suffer and was surrounded by family and loved ones.  Chhandam intends to fully carry on the legacy and vision of Pandit Chitresh Das. He is survived by his wife, Celine, his two daughters, Shivaranjani and Saadhvi, his brother Ritesh Das, his disciples, students and countless people he has touched. 

Memorial Service

A memorial service will be held for Pandit Chitresh Das on Friday, January 9, 2015 at the Mount Tamalpais Mortuary and Cemetery  (2500 5th Ave. San Rafael, CA 94901).  Please allow time for parking. 

9:30am - 11:30am: Viewing - Chapel
11:30am - 12:30pm: Service (outdoors)
His contribution to Kathak, to dance, to art, to India, to community, to humanity, and to life stretch across the globe and beyond.  


Calendar of Events
Jan 12, 2015 - Apr 19, 2015
Chhandam School of Kathak Winter 2015 Session

Feb 12, 2015
CYDC performs at OACC's Lunar New Year Concert in Oakland, CA

Feb 28, 2015
CYDC performs at OACC's Community Open House in Oakland, CA

Chhandam School
2014 Fall Session Registration Open Now!

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