To inspire people to new ways of looking
at South India's cultural traditions and their connections
to the present and to the future.
To aid directly in the communication and
promotion of the rich and diverse cultures of India, with
particular emphasis on the cultures of the people of the
How did it all begin?
From 10 acres of undulating
sands to a vibrant heritage centre…. Read
more to find out about the birth of DakshinaChitra.
What do we do?
preserve and promote the rich heritage of South India appears
a daunting task - here is how
we have chosen to do it.
What has been achieved till
date seems enormous but looking ahead at the horizon - exciting
possibilities and dreams loom large and beckon us further
still…… Join us on our cultural journey and support
us for the future