About us

Sankritilaya is a non-profit organization formed to promote India 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 work shops 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. 

You can view the Bylaws of SanKritiLaya here

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Email: secretary@sankritilaya.org

: (650)336-LAYA

Board of Directors (and National Executive committee):

    Mahalingam Mani (President)

    Viji Mani (Treasurer)


   Mani Subramaniyan (Secretary)

Sankritilaya Performing Arts (SPA) Committee:

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