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Bharata Nāṭyam

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music — Hinduism — Indian Music — Dance.

The most widely practised and the most popular classical dance form of south India. Bharata Nāṭyam, in itspresent form,

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Kathak

Overview page. Subjects: Dance — Indian Music — Hinduism — Dance.

Classical dance of north India. In the olden days stories from the epics and mythology were narrated by professional story-tellers

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Maṇipurī

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism — Indian Music — Dance.

Some aspects of the Manipuri traditional dance have been discussed in the entryNaṭasangeet.

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mudrā

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism — Religious Studies — Dance — Indian Music — Buddhism.

1 Hand gestures, usually accompanied by mantras. Considered to be the deity, or aspects of the deity, in the

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Nāṭyaśāstra

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism — Theatre — Dance — Indian Music — Theatre.

The most ancient extant text on Indian dramaturgy, the Nāṭyaśāstra is believed to have been written sometime between the second

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