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 Natyasastra - English Translation with Critical Notes  Adya Rangacharya Natyasastra - English Translation with Critical Notes   $48.49  $36.37  Buy Now 
The Natyasastra is probably one of the earliest and certainly one of the best treatises on Indian Dramaturgy. At the same time, the book available now is not an early one but may be as late as the seventh or eighth century AD. The authorship is traditionally ascribed to Bharata, the Sage. The eminence of Natyasastra is not that it was the first book on the subject but that it was the first comprehensive treatise on Dance, Drama and Music. Like the Mahabharata, Natyasastra too boasts that What... 
 The Natya Sastra  Adya Rangacharya The Natya Sastra   $38.49  $28.87  Buy Now 
The Natyasastra probably is one of the earliest and certainly one of the best treatises on Indian Dramaturgy. At the same time, the book available now is not an early one but may be as late as the seventh or eighth century AD. The authorship is traditionally ascribed to Bharata, the Sage. The eminence of Natyasastra is not that it was the first book on the subject but that it was the first comprehensive treatise on dance, drama and music. Like the Mahabharata, Natyasastra too boasts that "what... 
 The Mirror of Gesture  Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (Tr.) The Mirror of Gesture   $14.49  $10.87  Buy Now 
The Mirror of Gesture is the English translation of the Abhinaya Darpana of Nandikesvara which was originally published with a Telugu interpretation by Madabhushi Tiruvenkatachari of Nidamangalam in 1874. The Abhinaya Darpana, according to Nandikesvara, who is a legendary figure, is an abridgement of the Bharatarnava, an exposition on the art of dancing. For those not acquainted with the Indian dramatic technique, it may be difficult to understand the importance of such texts. However, as... 
 Kathakali: The Art of the non-worldly  Appukuttan Nair Kathakali: The Art of the non-worldly   $176.49  $132.37  Buy Now 
Kathakali is probably the most fascinating traditional performing art from in India's rich cultural pageant.  The special edition explores this uniquely interpretative dance governed by dramatic dynamics, including an elaborately defined code of body kinetics, which combine with beautifully eloquent gestural representation. Comprehensively detailed by renowned scholars and artistes are such absorbing stage aspects as the typically stylized make-up, extravagant costumes, and the intricate... 
 Rukmini Devi Arundale (1904-1986) : A Visionary Architect of Indian Culture and the Performing Arts  Avanthi Meduri (Ed.) Rukmini Devi Arundale (1904-1986) : A Visionary Architect of Indian Culture and the Performing Arts   $25.00  $18.75  Buy Now 
Contents:   Introduction: a critical overview/Avanthi Meduri A dream run: the story of the Rukmini Devi travelling exhibition/S. Sathyamoorthy Rukmini Devi as a teacher, guide and mother/Kapila Vatsyayan Rukmini Devi as a theosophist/Radha Burnier Rukmini Devi and animal welfare/Chinny Krishna and Maneka Gandhi Rukmini Devi: the divine dancer/R. Nagaswamy Rukmini Devi and the vegetarian village/N. Mahalingam Rukmini Devi: the educator/Sarada Hoffman... 
 The Art of Kathakali  Aviniash C. Pandeya The Art of Kathakali   $28.99  $21.74  Buy Now 
 
 Awakening of the Serpent Energy through Tantra  Beena Sharma Awakening of the Serpent Energy through Tantra   $62.49  $46.87  Buy Now 
In a unique cross-cultural dance event ‘Awakening of the Serpent Energy’ danseuse Beena Sharma opened a dialogue between her Kathak dance form and Australian Aboriginal dance form as a living art. Tracing similar metaphysical concepts in the Indian and Australian Aboriginal cultures, Beena retraced the Primordial Energy as a life giving force. In the two traditions, she compared the primeval force as Kundalini or Kulini in meditation and Chakras or the Dots as movements in... 
 The Natya Sastra of Bharatamuni  Board of Scholars (Tr.) The Natya Sastra of Bharatamuni   $38.49  $28.87  Buy Now 
The Natyasastra deals with the rules relating to theatrical performances, in fact to the science of stage. The science is intended as a guide alike to the poet and the player. The author of this work was Bharata, the sage. It is known as Sutra as it embodies principles set out in a very concise form. The present work consists of 36 chapters. Bharata divides the work broadly into four sections based on abhinayas or modes of conveyance of the theatrical pleasure, called rasa, is pure and... 
 Nayika Bheda in Kathak  Chetana Jyotishi Nayika Bheda in Kathak   $96.49  $72.37  Buy Now 
Nayika Bheda in Kathak deals with various types of heroines with respect to their mental setup and apparent behaviour. Women are ever unpredictable. A close study of their behavior right from an early age can provide a clue to dealing with them. Various female characters in Natya, ie Drama, revolve around her temperament, and attitude towards life as a whole. Drama attempts to portray true picture of women hitherto called Nayika. Kathak dance is rich in this respect. It presents various facets... 
 Science in Veda  D.R. Khanna Science in Veda   $35.49  $26.62  Buy Now 
Vedas are considered as an ocean of knowledge. Every bit of Vedas is very important each stanza, each line, each word has a significant meaning to it. For the language also supports its purpose. It is said that Sanskrit is the only nearest language which could be used to explain or describe anything clearly and specifically. It is the only Vedic Dharma where religion and Science go in hand to hand. The Vedas contain in them the gems of all true sciences. The book science in Veda deals with... 
 A Guide to Kathakali  David Bolland A Guide to Kathakali   $9.99  $7.49  Buy Now 
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 Tantra the Science & Natya the Art- The Two Faceted Reality  Dr. Padmaja Suresh Tantra the Science & Natya the Art- The Two Faceted Reality   $32.99  $24.74  Buy Now 
The occult and clairvoyant practices have unequivocally attracted man from time immemorial. Having to maneuver out of the vortex of the mundane, man seeks a plausible panacea. This quest is not an outlandish palliative; it is in the familiar domain of the beatific. The timeless character of liturgy, scenically evoked through the medium of art form suggests the glorification of the divine and involuntarily kindles our conduits towards the primordial silence. Inventive and intuitive personae and... 
 Vishnudharmottara-Purana  Dr. Priyabala Shah Vishnudharmottara-Purana   $102.99  $77.24  Buy Now 
The Visnudharmottara Purana is an encyclopedic work of three khandas and dealing not only with various stories, myths and legends but also with varied subjects, viz. cosmology and cosmogony, division of time, pacification of unfavourable planets and stars, omens and portents, genealogies, manners and customs, penances, results of actions, rules about vrata and Sraddha, description and praise of various kinds of donations law and politics, science of war, anatomy, medicine etc. This work is... 
 Approach to Bharathanatyam  Dr. S. Bhagyalekshmy, M.A., Ph.D. Approach to Bharathanatyam   $9.49  $7.12  Buy Now 
In the present volume a comprehensive and detailed approach has been made to introduce Bharatanatyam to the lay readers as well as the learned exponent of Bharatanatyam. The first chapter gives brief introduction of the concept of Bharatanatyam. The second chapter takes the student to different kinds of presentation of Bharatanatyam. The third chapter onwards different technical details of Bharatanatyam like Adavus, Charis/gathis, padabhedas, angaharas, Karanas, Abhinaya, Bhava, Rasa and... 
 Lord Krishna in Kathak  Dr. Sandhya Swarnamanjri Lord Krishna in Kathak   $64.49  $48.37  Buy Now 
 
 So Many Journeys  Geeta Chandran So Many Journeys   $196.53  $147.40  Buy Now 
So Many Journeys is Divine reading and enjoyment for anyone interested in dance and movement, Indian culture, and more specifically the exquisite classical Indian dance form, Bharatnatyam. It's every chapter covers different forms of Bharatnatyam such as Anjali-the beginning, and Guru dakshina - the sacred relationship between guru and disciple. So Many Journeys is comprised of the contemporary writings on Bharatanatyam by the well known dancer... 
 Bharata Natyam on the Global Stage: At Home in the World  Janet O'Shea Bharata Natyam on the Global Stage: At Home in the World   $25.49  $19.12  Buy Now 
One of the most popular and widely performed dance styles in India and around the world, bharata natyam has made the transition from its beginnings in the temples and courts of southern India to a highly respected international dance practice. In this study of a classical dance form, author Janet O'Shea tracks the choreographic transformations that accompanied the transfer of bharata natyam to the urban concert stage in the 1930s and 1940s. At Home in the World situates these changes within... 
 Music-Dance and Musical Instruments: During the Period of Nayakas (1673-1732)  K. Kusuma Bai Music-Dance and Musical Instruments: During the Period of Nayakas (1673-1732)   $12.99  $9.74  Buy Now 
We are happy to bring out the English version of Music-Dance Forms and Musical Instruments during the period of Nayakas.  This book is a book for scholars interested in learning literature related with ancient Hindu music, dance and musical instruments.  This is also an useful publication for personalities who are interested in practicing of ancient Indian music, dance and musical instruments.  This book emphasis ancient culture of South India.  The basic fundamentals of... 
 Dictionary of Kathakali  K.P.S. Menon Dictionary of Kathakali   $16.49  $12.37  Buy Now 
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This book, perhaps the first illustrated dictionary of its kind, is a compilation of the terms used in Kathakali. It attempts as wide a coverage as would be relevant and useful to students, scholars and enthusiasts of the art for whom it is chiefly intended. Explanations are simple and, where necessary, clearly illustrated. Headwords recur in the entry, with diacritical marks to help correct pronunciation.About the Author: K.P.S. MENON, well-known author of books on art... 
 Rukmini Devi : Bharata Natya  Kalakshetra Publications Rukmini Devi : Bharata Natya   $128.49  $96.37  Buy Now 
Contents: Early days, in her own words The bright star It all began Besant School, early days and early plays Ambassador of the arts Rukmini Devi's dance: a spiritual mystery Revival of Bharata Natya International Academy of the Arts Guru Concept of culture Bharata Natya A rebel's legacy, a cultural empire VIPS at Kalakshetra Weaving designs Kalakshetra publications Rukmini Devi on her life and art Born in a family of scholars and exposed to... 
 Splendour of the Classical Dances of Andhra Pradesh  Kalaprapoorna Varalakshmi Janapathy Splendour of the Classical Dances of Andhra Pradesh   $112.99  $84.74  Buy Now 
My aim is to present the history, origin, technique and basic principles underlying the dance forms of Andhra Pradesh.  A study of the art, architecture and literature through the ages reveals that the art of dance flourished and occupied a special place in the evolution of Andhra place in the evolution of Andhra Culture.  "Andhri" style referred to by Bharata in his Natyasastra related to Telugu Land.  Popularity of compositions of Kshetrayya, narayana Tundha, and others richly... 
 Natyasastra of Bharatamuni : Text with Commentary of Abhinavbharati & English Translation, 4 Vols.  M.M. Ghosh Natyasastra of Bharatamuni : Text with Commentary of Abhinavbharati & English Translation, 4 Vols.   $384.99  $288.74  Buy Now 
The present edition of the Natya- Sastra of Bharata is reprinted and edited a new form. The English translation of Natya- Sastra by M.M. Ghosh was published hundred years before. It was well received by the scholars at that time and was considered the best. Now, first time with the translation of M.M. Ghosh, along with the abhinava Bharti-the celebrated oldest commentary by erudic scholar for further researches. During one hundred many new editions of Natya-Sastra has been published. Many... 
 Nandikesvara's Abhinayadarpaṇam : A Manual of Gesture and Posture used in Ancient Indian Dance and Drama  Nandikeśvara. Nandikesvara's Abhinayadarpaṇam : A Manual of Gesture and Posture used in Ancient Indian Dance and Drama   $14.49  $10.87  Buy Now 
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 Encyclopaedia of Indian Dances  Nirupama Chaturvedi Encyclopaedia of Indian Dances   $160.49  $120.37  Buy Now 
Dancing Divinities in Indian Art is an admirable attempt by a young dancer-scholar to enter those alleys of the study of art history where very few have so far trodden. The book reveals the eternal, the never dying element of our civilization through one of the most powerful forms of human expression and rhythm-the dance. The study is an analysis of the presentation of sculptures as fulfilling the dictates of postures defined in the various dance treatises. It also embodies an interlinking of... 
 Kathakali Complex  Philip Zarrilly Kathakali Complex   $64.49  $48.37  Buy Now 
 
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