Birju Maharaj Parampara is a registered society founded in 2003, by Pandit Jai Kishan Maharaj (elder son of the legendary Kathak maestro, Padma Vibhushan Pandit Birju Maharaj), and his wife, Smt. Ruby Mishra. It has been founded with the objective of imparting Kathak training in its purest form. The parampara follows the traditions of the Lucknow Gharana. The parampara nurtures its disciples in the true Guru ?Shishya Parampara. The institute is affiliated to Pracheen Kala Kendra, Chandigarh.