Author: Krishna Sahai
Publisher: Indialog Publications
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8187981512
An extremely handy guide by Krishna Sahai to understand and appreciate Bharata Natyam, the ancient and esoteric dance form preserved through the ages with astonishing purity. The holistic overview takes one through the purpose behind all Indian art forms, the development and history of Bharata Natyam, stories that are set to dance and, finally, to the technique.
The well-researched text, illustrated with photographs, and line drawings by Gautam Vaghela, will help the reader viewer enjoy, as a true aesthete, the multilayered beauty of the form and content of this ancient heritage, and the ultimate experience of rasa.
The aesthetics of Dance
The Origin and History of Dance
The Stories of Dance the Legends and Myths
The Technique of Bharata Natyam
Annexure: Hasta Mudras