'MAHAGAMI' Mahatma Gandhi Mission Sangeet Academy, Aurangabad is one of the premiere Dance-Gurukuls in India that imparts training in Kathak and Odissi dance forms based on the ancient Guru-shishya tradition. The only center of its kind in Maharashtra state, MAHAGAMI is the first ISO certified art-organization in the world and a member of International Dance Council, UNESCO. MAHAGAMI is known as an important center for promotion, research and dissemination of Indian art and culture apart from being recognised as a dedicated center for training in Kathak and Odissi dance forms. Kathak and Odissi exponent Parwati Dutta is the Director and Guru at MAHAGAMI since 1996.
The lush green MAHAGAMI campus is a self-sufficient art center with facilities for not just conducting the classes but also concerts, workshops, baithaks, etc. The campus itself stands as a sacred place for learning and assimilating values of the time honored guru shishya parampara. Mahagami gurukul, amidst the harmony of nature provides with Research Library for art seekers, open air stage with capacity for 350, baithak hall for informal baithaks and in house programs with capacity of 200, sadhanalay (class rooms), parna kuti (the dining space), green rooms and administrative office.
MAHAGAMI campus has comfortable rooms for stay of students, guests and visiting artists. Cottage-rooms with attached bathrooms, geysers, air-coolers / air-conditioners are located within the campus. In addition to these, guest rooms in GANDHI DHAM Guest House within Mahatma Gandhi Mission premises also are available on prior booking. Food is delivered to the inmates as per order.