Showing posts with label Indian Dance. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Indian Dance. Show all posts

Hinduism - What Is Yoga Mudra?

 


A symbolic hand gesture (mudra) in Indian dance, sculpture, and ritual in which the right hand is put flat on the left, both palms facing up, and the joined hands are lay on the crossed legs.

This mudra signifies that the figure is a yoga master in a sculptural depiction.


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Hinduism - What Is Manipuri?

 

Bharatanatyam, Orissi, Kuchipudi, Kathak, and Kathakali are some of India's traditional dance traditions, as are Bharatanatyam, Orissi, Kuchipudi, Kathak, and Kathakali.

Classical dance, like most of traditional Indian culture, has strong regional identification; Manipuri is found exclusively in the state of Manipur in eastern India, situated between Burma and Assam.

Manipuri, which originated in the seventeenth century, displays the prominence of Vaishnava devotionalism.

Acting out incidents from the life of the deity Krishna, particularly the Ras lila and his dalliance with his sweetheart Radha, is one of the most popular dance styles.

Dancers play a two-headed drum or cymbals in other genres, jumping wildly throughout the performance.

This style has its origins in devout Vaishnavism, namely the passionate singing and dance associated with Bengal's Gaudiya Vaishnava group.

Mohan Khokar's Traditions of Indian Classical Dance, published in 1984, has further information.


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Hinduism - What Is Lasya In Hindu Performance Art?

 

Soft, lyrical, and conveying a loving atmosphere, this is one of two main types in Indian dance.

The tandava form, on the other hand, is athletic, theatrical, and conveys aggression and strength.



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