Bharatanatyam - Art of Temple Dancers by rsnamli Star this if you like it!

Bharatanatyam (also spelled Bharathanatyam, Bharatnatyam or Bharata Natyam). "The word Bharata is interpreted as the dance form created by sage Bharata, has within it the essence and uniqueness associated with Bharatanatyam:Bha for Bhava or abhinaya and expression, Ra for raga or melody, and Ta for tala or rhythm." BharatanatyamBharata refers to the author of the Natya Shastra, and natya is Sanskrit for the art of sacred dance-drama brought to the stage at the beginning of the 20th century.


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