About us

Sankritilaya is a non-profit organization formed to promote India's Classical Music and Dance in North America. It is registered in State of California and is approved as a tax-exempt non-profit organization under section 501(c)(3).

Sankritilaya's mission is to contribute towards learning and appreciation of Indian Classical music and dance art forms in North America by organizing workshops and concerts by leading exponents of these art forms. in North America, in collaboration with the local organizations and individuals with similar cause of promoting Indian classical arts. 

We serve North America by playing a role in providing a cultural bridge to India through these activities. 

View the Bylaws of SanKritiLaya here

Email: secretary@sankritilaya.org

: (650)336-LAYA

Board of Directors (and National Executive Committee):

Mahalingam Mani (President)

   Viji Mani (Treasurer)

Narayan Viswanathan (Secretary)


Sankritilaya Performing Arts (SPA) Committee:

    Malathi Chandramouli
   Subha Chandran
   Subbu Dhulipala
   Aditi  Ganesan
   Ramaa Narayanan
   Malathy Rajthilak
   Rema Ramani
   Madhumita Ramesh
   Karthik Santhanam
   Viji Srinivasan
   Ram Thirumalai
   Lakshmi Venkataraman

Jeffrey Pawlan
Recording Engineer