Sri Lankan Thivya Sivanesan came to Chennai in 2005 to seek a guru and she found one in prof. C V Chandrasekar.
Subsequently, she used to spend 2 to 3 months every year learning at his place in south Chennai.
This evening, guru and sishya were at the temple to offer anjali.
Thivya says her visits to Chennai have been for shorter periods - employed with Ashok Leyland in Colombo, work now takes a good part of her time.
Bur she also runs a dance school in Colombo 4. Abhinayashetra.
"I don't keep a track of the number of students. I just give what I have learnt from my guru,' she says.
On this trip she managed to perform at three other venues around Chidambaram.
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