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Bharata

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism.

The tribe which took part in the war described in the Mahābhārata, and the name of several notable Āryans; hence also the name (Bharat) of modern India.

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Bhārata(s)

W. J. Johnson.

in A Dictionary of Hinduism

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Hinduism. 75 words.

1 In the Mahābhārata (‘the great [story] of the descendants of Bharata’), the term is used to describe both the

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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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Bharata Nāṭyam

Ritha Devi.

in The International Encyclopedia of Dance

January 1998; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 1132 words.

Bharata nāṭyam is the solo dance tradition of the devadāsīs (female temple dancers) of the state of Tamil Nadu in

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<i>Bharata Bhāṣhya</i>

Saṅgīt Mahābhāratī.

in The Oxford Encyclopaedia of the Music of India

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Music. 131 words.

A 12th-cent. work on Bharata-muni's Nāṭyaśāstra (2nd cent. ad or earlier), by Nānyadeva, also called Nānya Bhoopāla, king

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Bharata Bhāṣhya

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

A 12th-cent. work on Bharata-muni's Nāṭyaśāstra (2nd cent. ad or earlier), by Nānyadeva, also called Nānya Bhoopāla, king of Mithila (Bihar). He ruled during the period 1097–1154.

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Bharata Nāṭyam: General

Saṅgīt Mahābhāratī.

in The Oxford Encyclopaedia of the Music of India

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Music. 558 words.

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

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Bharata Nāṭyam: Music

Saṅgīt Mahābhāratī.

in The Oxford Encyclopaedia of the Music of India

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Music. 599 words.

The music performed in a traditional Bharata Nāṭyam recital follows the same system of rāga and tāla (melodic and rhythmic

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Bharata-muni

Saṅgīt Mahābhāratī.

in The Oxford Encyclopaedia of the Music of India

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Music. 301 words.

In the present volume (encyclopaedia) Bharata with the suffix ‘muni’ is referred to as the author of the ancient treatise,

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<i>Bharata Rasa Prakaraṇam</i>

Saṅgīt Mahābhāratī.

in The Oxford Encyclopaedia of the Music of India

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Music. 71 words.

A work on dance by Muvvalloor Sabhapati Ayyar, based on Nāṭyaśāstra of Bharata-muni (2nd cent. ad or earlier). Ayyar's

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<i>Bharatārṇavādi Bharata Śāstra Sangraha</i>

Saṅgīt Mahābhāratī.

in The Oxford Encyclopaedia of the Music of India

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Music. 44 words.

Work on the art of dancing by an unknown author. There is another work, also on dancing, titled Bharata-sāra Sangraha

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