A group of 123 students from Sri Nirmala Nritya Niketan, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh performed 123 Karanas or dance postures on the steps of Lord Venkatadari temple in Pendurthi on Jan 11, 2015. The Karanas included 108 postures described in the Natya Shastra of Bharata and 15 Karanas from the Sangeetha Upanishad Saaram. The hour long programme also included a dance performance by the students and was choreographed by Dr B Vijaya Jyoti, the Principal of the institute.