" Feet stamp the ground -
pushing the world away.
Arms reach to the sky -
Rises the golden bird within -
ever searching. "
“ I took a Washington friend with little experience of any dance theatre and none of Indian forms to see Malavika Sarukkai in ‘ Sakthi Sakthimaan’; after her final dance, his immediate response was that it had brought him as near to being out of body and out of mind as he could imagine from live performance. I felt much the same.
...........as with other great Indian dancers, you feel that far larger things are passing through her, and that you are in communion with them, too.”
The New York Times Saturday March 12th 2011 The Arts