-The Indian perspective has always been holistic and all inclusive thought and activity in different fields at different levels have been interlinked to produce what has been timeless. Indian arts is a classic example of such amalgamation it interlinks aspects of art, philosophy, mythology, religion, and mysticism. This book is an attempt to unravel such links with specific reference to the Kathaka dance form.Dr. Ranjana Srivastava explores the roots of Kathaka dance form to reveal its sublime, philosophic, esoteric and divine dimensions. Focussing on inter-relationships she unfolds how dance embraces other disciplines of Yoga-- Tantra, Mantra and Yantra.
About the Author:
-Dr. Ranjana Srivastava Reader, Kathak Dance, Faculty of performing Arts, B.H.U., is an artist a performer a researcher and a choreographer of international repute. She is credited with starting Kathaka Diploma classes from the scratch in the faculty of performing arts B. H.U., which has now grown into a degree course enrolling students from abroad.