She danced the dance of flames and fire,
and the dance of swords and spears;
she danced the dance of stars
and the dance of space, and
then she danced the dance of flowers in the wind.
Khalil Gibran, The Wanderer
Perfomance by Zia Nath for Good Earth, Delhi, celebrating the Sindh Era, inspirations from the river Sindhu on 20th October 2019.
Between Two Breaths - Solo Performance by Zia Nath for FICCI FLO Ahmedabad for an Annual Celebration.
Artists for a Cause - Glimpses of music, dance & art in support of access life and braveheart cancer kids on July 21,2019.
Curated by the famous duo performers Samir & Dipalee Datey; with Anuradha Pal and Sangeeta Babani.
Performance for DANCE WITH JOY with Arts In Motion Team.
Presenting a couple of new pieces - Indian Contemporary with live music Pakistani Style by Uday Chandra & a new creative in Whirling Mandala.
Beating Depression, Healing Yourself, the show supports mental health awareness and spreading joy through dance held at St Andrews Auditorium, Bandra on 4th July 2019.
Jashn-e-Maazi - The Play of History:
A festival of plays with Tom Alter, from March 17th - April 2nd, 2017, at Y.B.Chavan Auditorium, Mumbai.
Presenting Safar-e-Shaayari, a recitation of Ghazals and Nazms of 34 great poets recited by Tom Alter, accompanied by Uday Chandra on vocals and Zia Nath with dance.
19th March, 6:00 and 900 pm shows. For bookings anymore details, please visit:
Dance of Love, a duet, By Zia Nath & Sanatan Chakravarty, performance at CLAP centre, Malad - W,
on 29th Jan 2017
Sunday, 7:00 pm.
Tickte cost is Rs. 400, you can book on: Book My Show:
About the Show:
Conceptualised and created by Zia Nath, Realms Of Dance is inspired from ancient sculpted stories of the Temples of Orissa, and the wild abandon of spinning gypsies of India and Central Asia. Realms of Dance is a spectacular presentation of Sacred Dance and Whirling Mandala, rendered to music and poetry of renowned artists and mystics of our sacred heritage.
Threads of the Tantra Sutras of the ancient text of Vigyan Bhairav Tantra and poetry of renowned mystics of the Indian subcontinent weave through the music and dance. The dances are tales of love suspended in the realms of sensuality and spirituality. Expressed as movement translations the dances are laced with lyrical music of Indian and Persian origin, creating a tapestry of rhythm, mystique and magic.
Whirling Manadala™ dance presented by Zia NathWelingkars Institute, & Gateway of India, Mumbai25th & 26th Nov 2016, 7:00 pmWhirling Manadala™ dance presented by Zia Nath
By No License Yet Featuring Tom Alter, dance renditions by Zia NathBased of the classic award winning novel by Ernest Hemmingway. To book tickets:www.insider.in
Zia Nath & Sanatan Chakravarty will present their duet - Dance of Love, tales of love against the backdrop of ancient temples, held in the realms of the Tantra Sutras of Vigyan Bhairav Tantra, a benevolent offering from Shiva to his beloved Devi, on the secrets of our inner universe.
Free entry and open to all.
Accompanied by Odissi exponent Sanatan Chakravarty and a special act with renowned theatre artist, veteran actor Tom Alter rendering live poetry recitals with our dance.
Free entry, open to all. Come early to find a space.
The evening offers many other dance exponents as well, so come and be with us for a long evening. Check out the schedule below.
corporate programs, UKShow & workshop.
Welcome to India, Zinedane ZidaneAt Mariott Courtyard, mumbai.
Aurora Borealis Global Conclave, Svalbad - Norway, May 11- 14th, 2016
15th April 2016
Zia Nath presents Sufi Splendour Whirling Dances for TedxExeter - Dreams to Reality,
to tune into live stream please visit http://tedxexeter.com
Sufi Splendour presents
Between Two Breaths: a performance at the Intersections of Tantra, Yoga & Sufi.
Premiere at Osho International Meditation Resort,
4th Feb, 2016, 9:30 pm
Dance renditions by: Sanatan Chakravarty & Zia Nath
Story Teller: Gazala Singh
Conceptualised and Created by: Zia Nath for Sufi Splendour
Sufi Splendour Performance at the 36th Asian Racing Conference (ARC)
Race Course - Mumbai
27th Jan 2016.
Presented by Sanatan Chakravarty & Zia Nath
5 November, 2015
Leader’s Quest, Workshops and Performance - Samode, Rajasthan
Sufi Splendour Solo Performance by Zia Nath.
Sufi Whirling Workshops by Zia Nath. At Samode Palace, Rajasthan.
Zia Nath & Sanatan Chakravarty present a duet of Dance of Love, showcasing Odissi dances of love and passion and Sufi Whirling as the crescendo of the show for the prestigious SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) SUFI FESTIVAL hosted by Diggi Palace, Jaipur.
CFO Leadership Conclave Performance and Workshop
Aditya Birla Finance & AXIS Bank - CFO Leadership Conclave
Fairmont palace, Jaipur
Sufi Splendour Solo Performance by Zia Nath
Sufi Whirling Workshop by Zia Nath
11th August 2015
Friends of Osho, Monsoon Festival
Sufi Splendour by Zia & Dance Ensemble at OIMR - Pune
June 12th 2015
Sufi Splendour Solo by Zia
Shanghai, Shenzen - China
March 28th 2015
Star India, Uday Shankar
Taj Village - Goa
Sufi Splendour at Osho International Meditation Resort - Pune
by Zia Nath and Sanatan Chakravarty
A confluence of Sacred Dances of India and the Middle East - weaving together the graceful and lyrical Odissi dances and Sufi dances, and Sufi Whirling; accompanied by soulful Sufi-Persian and Turkish music.
5 Feb, 2015
9.30pm at the MV Plaza
YPO Mumbai for Jai Mehta
12 Dec, 2014
Sufi Splendour at Leader's Quest, Jaipur
Zia Nath presents Sacred Dances & Sufi Whirling: a tapestry of Odissi Indian Temple Dances and Sufi Whirling woven with the poetry of Mevlana Rumi.
Zia will be offering a workshop for the participants of the Leader's Quest on 4th of Nov. at Samod Bagh. The workshop will introduce Gurdjieff Centering Movements and Sufi Whirling.
Crescendos of Rumi - an evening of dance, poetry, mystique and magic….
In honour of Mevlana Jalal-Ud-Din Rumi's birthday, a festival to Celebrate Rumi.
Zia Nath and Sanatan Chakravarty weave a tapestry of dance and rhythm as Tom Alter reflects the poetry and passion of Mevlana Rumi.
Presenting lyrical Odissi dances, live percussion, poetry recital, Persian music and mesmerizing Sufi Whirling.
A Sufi Splendour® Presentation
Friday, 26th September, 6:00 pm
Good Earth, Raghuvanshil Mills, Lower Parel, Mumbai.
Good Earth is hosting a welcome of tea and refreshments at The Tasting Room from 6:00 pm to 6:30 pm.
Show starts at 6:30 pm
Entry Rs. 750/- per person.
Inclusive of Luxury Gift Coupons and Gift Hampers for lucky winners by SPA CEYLON
Kindly register in advance as seats are limited and on first come basis.
Registration email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: +91 9819994302
Zambhala Spiritual Yoga Festival, Vagator, Goa
Sufi Splendour Dance Show by Zia Nath & troupe
No License Productions presents the famous sufi fable by Ernst Hemmingway - The Old Man & The Sea, enacted by Tom Alter, dance renditions by Zia Nath. Written and directed by Shivani Tibrewala. Upcoming performances in Delhi - October and December, 2013.
Be Still, Let the Dervishes Whirl - Rumi
Railway Quarters, Carter Rd, Bandra - W, Mumbai
Facilitated by Zia Nath
Beginner's Whirling Session 12 pm - 2pm
Advanced session for Gurdjieff Intensive & Whirling 2pm - 4 pm
For registrations, fees and further inquiries, please call
+91 22 26487184
Theatre - The Old Man & The Sea, Delhi
Artistes - Tom Alter, dance renditions by Zia Nath
Celebrate Rumi - workshop on Sufi Whirling & Gurdjieff Sacred Dances, Mumbai. Facilitated by Zia Nath
Solo Whirl by Zia Nath for JJ Valaya's Fashion event at Fashion Week, Grand Hyatt, Mumbai
NGO CHIP is organizing a Sufi Whirling workshop conducted by Zia Nath. Proceeds of this workshop will be distributed for events benefiting the education of street children.
For more details and registration please email to email@example.com
Conde Nast Traveller promotes their travel issue on Turkey and has organized a Sufi Splendour Whirling Workshop by Zia Nath. Indigo and Tote at the Turf collaborate with this event and will provide a sufi meditterenean lunch and refreshments at the venue. Conde Nast Traveller will gift a 1 year subscription of their magazine plus for a friend, all this at the cost of Rs. 900/- only. Register soon at
or write to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
Sufi Splendour by Zia Nath & Smitalay for Rotary Club Sea Face, Annual Awards Function, Sofitel Hotel, Mumbai
Sufi Splendour by Zia Nath & Smitalay - for annual presendential function of Women's Rotary , Bombay Sea Face, Taj President Hotel, Mumbai
Sufi Splendour by Zia Nath & Smitalay for wedding celebrations at the Crystal ball Room, Taj Mahal Hotel
Sufi Splendour by Zia Nath & Smitalay, for Rotary Club, charity event, rasing funds for community sevices
Sufi Whirling by Zia Nath.
Sufi Splendour by Zia Nath & Smitalay for wedding celebration at Hotel Novotel, Hyderabad
Zia Nath, solo performance for charity eventZia Nath, solo performance for charity event
Sufi Splendour by Zia Nath & Smitalay World Sufi Music Festival by Muzaffar Ali, Central Park, Jaipur.
Zia presents a series of solo dances for Fashion show event by saahachari Foundation, Crystal Ballroom, Taj Mahal Hotel, Mumbai.
Solo performance by Zia and talk on Sufism and the science of the Sufi Whirl for Iyengar Institute, Wadala, Mumbai.
No License Productions presents the famous sufi fable by Ernst Hemmingway - The Old Man & The Sea. Enacted by Tom Alter, dance renditions by Zia Nath. YB Chavan Auditorium, Cuff Parade, Mumbai.
Sufi Splendour by Zia Nath & Smitalay.
Sufi Splendour by Zia Nath Live music by Bikramjit Singh.
Sufi Splendour by Zia Nath
Zia & her students performed at this prestigious annual arts festival in Mumbai, presenting Sufi Splendour™, with Gurdjieff Sacred Dances, Sufi Odissi Fusion and the Whirling Sema.
An evening event of sacred dance & music celebrations, Zia presented a solo performance of Sufi Odissi and Sufi Whirling
Zia was invited to welcome the guests at this prestigious national event with an opening of the Sufi Splendour™ Whirling Odissi Dance in a solo performance.
This evening was dedicated to raising funds for underprivileged widowed women and children. Supported by the special guest of the evening Cherie Blair (wife of UK ex PM Tony Blair), Zia presented Sufi Splendour™ with her students of The Sacred Dances Workshops. Cherie Blair was deeply touched with the performance, being a lover of Mevlana Rumi and the Whirling Dervishes, Cherie personally complimented and thanked Zia for the evening’s presentation.
A presentation of Sufi Odissi and Sufi Whirling to Indian Classical and new age Sufi music, presented by Zia, a solo performance.
Classical Odissi Dance Annual Concert by the students of Asha Nambiar of Vaishnovi Kala Kshetra. Zia along with other students performed in the classical genre of Odsissi Dances.
AIMF organized a concert to support the Autistic children’s community in our city. The concert was a confluence of dances from all genres - rap, jazz, bollywood, b-boying, kathak fusion and Zia presented a Sufi Odissi Dance of Odissi dances merging into Sufi Whirling, in a solo performance.
Presentation of Sufi Splendour™at the Bodhgaya Buddhist Festival, a confluence of sacred dances by Zia & her dance troupe accompanied with live music rendered by Bikramjit Singh and company. Being amongst an audience of a thousand people, most of them buddhist monks from India, Tibet and South East Asia, the show received much appreciation for its meditative qualities.
Zia presented Sufi Splendour™- a confluence of diverse art forms, devoted to the unifying path of love, the Sufis. Accompanying the dances was BikramJit Singh and his team of musicians rendering live music from the Turkish and Persian genre. Renowned theatre artists from Mumbai recited poems and songs of Jalal-Ud-Din Rumi along with the dances and live music.
Organized by the Maharana of Mewar Charitable Foundation (MMCF), Udaipur, the Kartik Poornima is a prestigious event for the Royal Family of Mewar, celebrating this festival every year with dance and music performances.
Music album launch of BikramJit Singh - The Dancing Flute was launched by Kanakia Art Foundation in Mumbai & Pune. Zia was invited to present her dances along with guest artists - Flautist Yoko from Japan and Spanish Guitarist Benize from the USA. Zia rendered an Odissi dance solo for the title track - Dancing Flute and a whirling duet for a Turkish Sufi recital - The Silent Mountain.
At a large spiritual gathering organized by the foundation of Morari Bapu at Champarani Ashram in Raipur, Madhya Pradesh. A week long festival saw artists from around the country. Zia was invited to present the Sufi Splendour™. The show was well received by an audience of about 2000 people. Morari Bapu in his own words offered the following comment on the performance The dancers, the dances and the entire program carried the quality of ‘sattvic and energy’ - purity! This entire performance was conducted in Hindi.
The birthday celebrations of enlightened mystic Smt. Anandmurthi Gurumaa was brought in by the presentation of the Sufi Splendour™ to an audience of 1000 disciples visiting the ashram from around the country and internationally. Gurumaa is herself a devotional singer of Sufi songs and Rumi poetry. The performance was conducted in Hindi with Gurumaa’s Hindi transalations of Rumi poetry and songs as the backdrop to some of the dance recitals. Gurumaa was touched with the performances and completed the evening with a talk about whirling, its principles and philosophy, the stillness behind the movement and significance of whirling from a meditator’s viewpoint. The evening concluded with a short silent meditation followed by celebrations.
Classical Odissi Dance Annual Concert by the students of AshaNambiar of Vaishnovi Kala Kshetra. Zia along with other students performed in the classical genre of Odsissi Dances.
The Kanakia Art Foundation organized a dance event to showcase diverse dance forms. Zia and her team of dancers presented The Sacred Dances - exhibiting the Gurdjieff Dances, The Sufi Whirling Dances and Odissi Dances. The theme of the evening was Spiritual Oneness.
On the invitation of the respected mystic and yogi Sadguru Jaggi Vasudev, Zia and her team had the honour to perform The Sacred Dances at the Isha Yoga Center for the New Year’s Eve celebrations. This presentation comprised of Gurdjieff Sacred Dances and Sufi Whirling Dances. Performing and enthralling an audience of more than 5000 devotees.
The Gurdjieff Awarness Intensive is a 4 week workshop conducted by the Osho International Meditation Resort which culminates in a public presentation of The Gurdjieff Sacred Dances, by all the participants of the work. This workshop and presentation was facilitated and organized by Zia Nath and Jivan Sunder.
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