TEDIndia

The Buzz: "Hats off" to Ananda Shankar Jayant, cancer conqueror

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Photo: Ananda Shankar at TEDIndia, Session 7, “Power of Stories,” November 6, 2009, in Mysore, India. Credit: TED / James Duncan Davidson

Dancer and choreographer Ananda Shankar Jayant brought the audience to its feet at the conclusion of Session 7 with a moving story of her battle against cancer — and the way she reclaimed her life through dance. Here’s what Twitter was saying:

Awesome!!!! simply marvelous !! Ananda Shankar! Hats Off!! Kudos!!! Awesome story of cancer conqueror – AbhiSuryawanshi

I will ride out cancer , wont allow cancer to ride on me – Ananda Shankar #TEDIndia Very inspirational – AbhiSuryawanshi

ananda shankar hats off to you and your internal strenght the durga. she creates a figure with her feet as she dances – meher_taj

Ananda Shankar talk / dance is so inspiring. At least a TED talk which totally inspired me – ramkrsna

ananda shankar… incredible!! #TEDindia – nirjhara

Ananda Shankar you are a true warrior – vaalsalya