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A Treatise on Bharatanatyam: A Guide to Natya Book 1 is the first in a series of books to educate readers of all ages on the Indian classical performing art of Bharatanatyam. This book provides elaborate information on the origin, history, notable patrons & composers and the detailed illustrations based approach to the practical aspects of the performing art. 

 

This book is recommended for practicing dancers, students learning the art, a guide to dance educators, and classical art lovers.  Thillai Fine Arts is committed to promoting the fine art through publications.

Book 1: Back Cover...

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- Origins and History of Bharatanatyam

- Outstanding contributors 

- Costumes and jewelry

- The 3 Ns of Bharatanatyam

- Bharatanatyam postures, hand gestures

- Head and Eye movements

- Hastas & Bhedas 

- Vinyoga (usage) in Sanskrit with English translations

- The Adavus which form the backbone of the art

- Introduction of Advanced  Concepts

          • Nayaka / Nayika (hero / heroine)

          • Rasa (emotions)

          • Abinaya (expressions)

          • Tala (rhythmic patterns of music)

          • Margam (way or path of compositions)

Book 1: Table of Contents ...

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