The God Murugan in Bharatanatyyam

  title={The God Murugan in Bharatanatyyam},
  author={Shopana Tharmenthira},
Bharatanatyam is the bhava (expression), raga (melody) and tala (rhythm) are gathered together. It is a beautiful aesthetic art. This article is exploring how God Murugan is special in this great Bharatanatyam dance. The purpose of this study is to examine how hand seals, foot movements, and heroic bhavas are used to illustrate the characteristics of Kandan or God Murugan. The idea is to lead the people and the person into a spiritual state of light when they are revealed through the Bharata… 


At home in the world : bharata natyam on the global stage
This book fills a gap in South Asian and dance studies as it provides a critical study of the bharata natyam revival and its implications for late twentieth century and present day dance practice.
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