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Tāṇḍava Lakṣaṇam, or, The fundamentals of ancient Hindu dancing

Bharata Muni.

Tāṇḍava Lakṣaṇam, or, The fundamentals of ancient Hindu dancing

being a translation into English of the fourth chapter of the Nāṭya Śāstra of Bharata, with a glossary of the technical dance terms compiled from the eighth, ninth, tenth, and, elevent chapters of the same work, illustrated with original photographs of the sculptured dance poses in the great temple of Śiva Naṭarāja at Cidambaram, and containing special appendices of aesthetic and archaeological interest

by Bharata Muni.

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Published by G.S. Press in Madras [India] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Dance -- India,
    • Gesture -- India

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesTāṇḍava Lakṣaṇam, Fundamentals of ancient Hindu dancing
      Statementby Bijayeti Venkata Narayanaswami Naidu, and Pasupuleti Srinivasulu Naidu and Ongole Venkata Rangayya Pantulu.
      SeriesSAMP early 20th-century Indian books project ;, item 08947.
      ContributionsNarayanaswami Naidu, Bijayeti Venkata, 1901-, Srinivasulu Naidu, Pasupuleti, b. 1895., Rangayya Pantulu, Ongole Venkata.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMicrofilm BUL-ENG-418 (G)
      The Physical Object
      FormatMicroform
      Paginationxxiv, 178 p.
      Number of Pages178
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL328151M
      LC Control Number97909264

        Dance is to move rhythmically to music, typically following a set sequence of steps. But for someone, it is worship, for someone it is an art, for someone it is an expression of emotions, for someone it is a symbol of happiness, for someone it is an entertainment, for someone it is a life. Indian classical dances are as diverse as Indian culture.   In ancient times it was performed as "dasiattam" by mandir (Hindu temple) Devadasis. Many of the ancient sculptures in Hindu temples are based on Bharata Natyam dance postures karanas.

      PHILOSOPHY OF THE HINDU DANCE —By Ragini dance and drama. To the ancient Aryans, the dance was an expression of spiritual energy on the earth-plane through the senses and intelligence. The old Sanskrit Shastras included treatises on the arts of dancing, music and drama in their sacred texts. Indian Dance such as the Natya Shastra. “This is an art which is considered as a meeting ground of all arts”.3 Dance is therefore a 1 World History Of Dance by Curt Sachs published by the Norton Library New York () Introductory chapter Jesus –as quoted in a Gnostic hymn of the second century. 2 Idib; p. iii.

      (Hindu Scriptures continued below) TOP€€€€€ Hindu Scriptures€€ - Continued) The Mantra Samhitas The Rig-Veda Samhita is the grandest book of the Hindus, the oldest and the best. It is the great Indian scripture, which no Hindu would forget to adore from the core of his heart.   Lakshana-granthas – texts concerning the Performing Arts of India. Some time back – as a part of the series on the Music of India – I had posted brief profiles of some of the well known texts on Samgita-shastra (Musicology), which established a sound theoretical basis (Lakshana) for the structural framework of the classical Music traditions; and, their practice .


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About the Book. Tandava Laksanam or The Fundamentals of Ancient Hindu Dancing being a translation into English of the fourth chapter of Natyasastra of Bharata, with a glossary of the technical dance terms compiled from the eighth, ninth, tenth, and eleventh chapters of the same work, illustrated with original photographs of the sculptured dance poses in the Great Temple.

About the Book. TANDAVA LAKSANAM or The Fundamentals of Ancient Hindu Dancing being A Translation into English of the Fourth Chapter of Natya Sastra of Bharata, with a Glossary of the Technical Dance Terms compiled from the Eighth, Ninth, Tenth and Eleventh Chapters of the same work, illustrated with Original Photographs of the Sculptured Dance Poses in the.

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