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Know About Odissi and Its Various Forms

Odissi is a dance-drama genre of performance art. In this form, the artist(s) and musicians act out a storey, a spiritual message, or a devotional poem from Hindu texts, using symbolic costumes, body movement, abhinaya i.e. expressions, and mudras. In other words, gestures an sign language. All these are based on ancient Sanskrit literature. Also, […]

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Make Your Dance Steps Speak with the Navrasa!

As a young girl of 13, my first tryst with the Navrasa was at a Kathakali performance in the south Indian state of Kerala. The demonstration of these nine emotions was a delight to behold. Therefore, one cannot deny the charm of these expressions which form an important part of Indian classical dance forms. Literally, […]

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Classical Dance

How to start learning Indian Classical Dance forms?

Indian classical dance is an amalgamation of Indian heritage, culture and tradition. Indian classical dance is a representation of the rich values of the Indians and gets the fellow close to their roots. Learning Indian classical dance forms has many benefits. If you’re planning to learn or introduce your kid to this beautiful dance form […]