Dr. Rallabandi Kavitha Prasad 1st Obituary
Dr. Rallabandi Kavitha Prasad 1st Obituary ceremony by Rallabandi family and we welcome you all Writers, literatures, Teachers, Film fraternity, Government bodies & departments, IAS, IPS Bureaucrats and other eminent guest is going to be a part of the ceremony.
Dr.Rallabandi Kavitha Prasad was an Indian poet and Avadhani. He performed over 500 avadhanams, including satavadhanam and dvisatavadhanam. He had also performed various avadhanas such as navarasavadhanam, and astadasavadhanam, etc. and introduced various new trends in avadhana vidya. Osmania University awarded him a Doctorate degree for his thesis on avadhanam vidya. Kavita Prasad is native of Nemali Village, Gampalagudem Mandalam in Krishna District of Andhra Pradesh. He was known by the title, Avadhana RaaRaaju (King of Kings of Avadhanam).
He served as the Joint Director in the Social Welfare Department and as the former Director of Culture in the undivided Andhra Pradesh and later continued with his duties in newly formed Telangana. He also served as secretary of Dharma Prachara Parishad (DPP), in TTD, Tirupati. He is survived by wife Nagini and sons Ramakoteswara Raju and Samvaran.
Kavita Prasad was the author of 'Avadhana Vidya - Arambha Vikasalu', 'Padyamandapam', 'Agnihimsa', 'Idi Kavisamayam', 'Saptagiridhama Kaliyuga Sarvabhouma', 'Kadambini'. Rallabandi's 'Ontari Poola Butta' an anthology of modern poetry received well among literary icons.
ACHIEVEMENTS (TELUGU LITERATURE)
? Performed ‘Ashtavadhanam’ in Bhadrachalam at the age of 18 years and completed more than 500 ‘Ashtavadhanams’ so far, all over India and also in USA , Singapore, Dubai and Malaysia.
? Invented new type of Avadhanams viz., 1. Ashtadasavadhanam (with 18 different items) 2. Navarasa Navavadhana, (9 Rasas and 9 Prichakas) 3. Alankara Ashtavadhanam (8 items from 100 alankaras) 4. Sahitya Prakriyavadhanam (8 different literary forms at a time) 5. Apeervadashavadghanam (10 different items including Modern Telugu Literature) 6. Vichitra Ashtavadhanam (Ashtavadhanam within 24 minutes).
? Performed Sathavadhanam in Machilipatnam in 1999.
? Performed Dwisathavadhanam in Vijayawada in 2000 which was telecasted by Doora Darshan, Hyderabad in 8 episodes.
? Performed ‘Aasukavitha Jhari’ at the speed of 300 Kanda Padyas in an hour in Raveendra Bharathi.
? Performed hundreds of ‘ Bhuvana Vijayam’ Indra Sabha’ – Kailasanatha Sabha’ – Vandematharam etc., literary programmes.
? Served as convenor of ‘ Krishna Mahothasav 2002’ at Divi Seema – a Mega event under the aegis of Government of Andhra Pradesh.
? Given ‘Aasukavitha Pradarsana’ before Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Sri A.B.Vajpai at Prime Minister’s residence, on the eve of Centenary Celebrations of ‘ Krishna Patrika’. Sri P.V.Narsimha Rao, former Prime Minister witnessed the programme in full and appreciated.
? Commentator for AIR and Doora Darshan for Bhadrachala Seetharamachandra Swami Kalyanam on Sri Rama Navami, Vaikuntha Ekadashi, Godavari Pushkarams and Tirumala Brahmotsavalu
? Conducted a new programme ‘Palakariste Padyam’ a novel programme – just like ‘ dail your song’ on TV in the year 2002.
? Has been a regular performer of Spiritual and literary programmes in all popular TV Channels.
? Participated in TANA and ATA USA -Performed AVADHANAM during the visit USA in 2005, 2006, 2008.
? Visited Dubai, Malaysia , Singapore , Indonesia, Mauritius, USA, etc.,
Performed ‘Indrasabha’ (written and directed) at Silicon Valley, USA in October 2003.
? ‘AVADHAN VIDYA VACHASPATHI – ‘AASUKAVI SAMRAT’
? ‘ASHTADASAVADHANI’ – ‘DWISATHAVADHANI’
? DHWANI’ – a collection of mini poems
? ‘KADAMBINI’ - a collection of spiritual poems on Manthra Sastra
? ‘SATHAVADHANA KAVITHA PRASADAM’- a collection of poems composed in Bandra Sathavadhanam
? SHAKTI – UPASANA’ – a collection of essays on spiritualism and Thantra Sastra
? ‘DOSITLO BHOOMANDALAM – An anthology of poems
? ‘NOORU THEEGALA VEENA - An anthology of songs
? DWISATHAVADHANAM’ – a collection of poems composed in Vijayawada during 5day Avadhana Programme
? AVADHANA VIDYA ARAMBHA VIKASALU – P.hd thesis, Osmania University, Hyderabad
? ASHTADASA SHAKTI PHEETALU – Description of 18 Shaktidities.
? OKA VIDYA TAPASWI – ANUBHAVALU, GNAPAKALU’ - Life sketch of Sri Muddu Ramakrishnaiah
? ONTARI POOLA BUTTA – an antholay modern poetry translated in Sankrit and Hindi
? AGNI HAMSA - a collection of long poetry
? “SAPTAGIRI DHAMA” - a collection of classical poems
? LALITHA NAKSHATRA RAGA MALIKA – book and Audio CD with 27 Ragas
? AMUKTA MALYADA - Kuchipudi dance Ballet
? KALARCHANA – Kuchipudi Dance Ballet
? PANCHA KAVYA – Kuchipudi dance Balle
? VAJRA BHARATHI - Kuchipudi dance Ballet
? PANCHA KANYA - Kuchipudi dance Ballet
? AMUKTHA MALYADA – Teleserial on SVBC Channel
? SRILALITHA - Kuchupudi Ballet
? KALAVEENA – Kuchupudi Ballet
? PADYA MANDAPAM –
? KAVI SAMAYAM
? Several articles and poems are published in all popular dailies and magazines.
? Telugu University Award, “Prathibha Puraskaras for Avadhana Vidya” – 2005.
? Nandi Award by Government of AP for the Best Male Anchor.
? Government of Andhra Pradesh Official Language Award – 2000 received from Sri Nara Chandrababu Naidu, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh.
? ‘Swarnakankanam’ a civic honour from Vijayawada in Dwisathavadhanam.
? ‘Kankabhishekam’ by Citizens of Machlipatnam under the aegis of ‘Sahithi Mitrulu’.
? Kanakabhishekam’ by ‘Srinadha Peetham’ by Dr.Prasada Raya Kulapathi and District Collector, Guntur.
? Received the award of Excellency by Telugu Association of North America (TANA), Silicon Andhra (California), American Telugu Association (ATA) and Detroit Telugu Association (DTA).
(RALLABANDI KAVITHA PRASAD)