Monday, October 24, 2016
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Abhinayam is the art of expression
Abhinayam is the art of expression. It is the medium of presentation by which one can convey one's ideas and the feelings to others without speech but by means of mudras, mime, facial expression and movements of the body.
Bharata explains "exhibiting the meaning of that which is expressed in 'Abhi' meaning forward and "Nayam" meaning to lead forward the characteristics of a character is abhinayam."
Abhinayam is of four kinds.
- Angika Abhinayam
- Vachika Abhinayam
- Aharya Abhinayam
- Sattvika Abhinayam
Monday, October 3, 2016
BharathaNatiyam - Indian Classical Dance
BharathaNatiyam is a classical Indian dance form which is popular in the state of Tamil Nadu,India.
A origin of the name is from Bharatha Muni, who wrote the Natya Shastra to which Bharatha Natiyam has many of its ideas.
Lord “Natarajar”(Lord Siva) is considered to be the god of Bharatha Natiyam.Bharatha Natiyam has three basics,"Bhavam" which means expression , "ragam" meaning medium, "thalam" meaning rhythm and natiyam meaning dance .
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