Rajeswari Sainath - the name signifies rigour, scholarship, classical purity and mastery of rhythm that is breath-taking in its sublimity combined with slow and subtle abhinaya. Rajeswari a bharathanatyam performer par excellence is known for strict adherence to tradition while adapting to the contemporary scenario.For her, dance signifies simple worship, spiritual practice, divine experience and thus watching a performance of Rajeswari is an aesthetic feast that lingers in the heart of the viewers.
Rajeswari, adisciple of Smt. Indira Rajan has undergone special training in laya for dance-the lifeline for nritta and abhinaya under the guidance of percussion legend Guru Kaaraikkudi Mani. Rhythmic poetry as an invocatary piece, varnam in praise of lord Ranganatha of Srirangam, the legends of Krishna in Krishna Astotharam and thillana are featured in the DVD. Varnam which is an important component of bharathanatyam is in raga Bahudari and rare rhythmic patterns in the form of jathis and arudis composed by Guru Kaaraikkudi Mani.