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नित्यौचित्यकरावलम्बरुचिरो वक्रोक्तिवर्तिस्तुतो ध्वन्युद्दामशिखास्फुटोऽक्षयरसस्नेहस्समुद्द्योतयन्। धन्यानां सुहृदां हृदि प्रतिपदं काव्यार्थमात्मोपमं वाणीप्राणसमीरणो विजयते विद्याप्रदीपः कवेः॥ I Indian Aesthetics, mostly codified in Sanskrit, is a fine representative of original thoughts on Art Experience. Every province of India, through the brilliant brains of its soil, has contributed to this field.  It is a misrepresentation, to say the least, to proclaim

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The day began with Shashi Kiran's session on appreciating Sanskrit through subhashitas and ended with a wonderful dance performance by Ramaa Bharadvaj titled Mitra, which dealt with the friendship between Krishna and Sudhama. This was followed by a creative appreciation of the dance with the artist having a discussion with

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ಪ್ರತಿಯೊಂದು ಕಲೆಗೂ ತನ್ನದೇ ಆದ ಶೈಲಿಯಿರುತ್ತದೆ. ಅಷ್ಟೇಕೆ, ಪ್ರತಿಯೊಬ್ಬ ವ್ಯಕ್ತಿಗೂ ಜೀವಿಗೂ ಅಸ್ತಿತ್ವಕ್ಕೂ ತನ್ನದೇ ಆದ ಶೈಲಿಯಿರುವಾಗ ವ್ಯಕ್ತಿಜೀವನಸಮಷ್ಟಿಯೆನಿಸಿದ ಸಮಾಜವೊಂದರ ವಿಕಸಿತವೂ ಮನೋಹರವೂ ಆದ ಕಲಾಪ್ರಕಾರವೊಂದಕ್ಕೆ ಶೈಲಿಯ ಅನನ್ಯತೆಯಿಲ್ಲವೆಂದರೆ ಹೇಗೆ? ಹೀಗಾಗಿಯೇ ನರ್ತನಕಲೆಗೂ ಶೈಲಿಗಳ ಅನನ್ಯರೂಪಗಳುಂಟು; ಮತ್ತಿದಕ್ಕೆ ಭಾರತೀಯನೃತ್ಯಗಳು ಅಪವಾದವೇನಲ್ಲ. ಜಗತ್ತಿನ ಅಸಂಖ್ಯನರ್ತನಪ್ರಕಾರಗಳ ಪೈಕಿ ಅತಿಹೆಚ್ಚಿನ ಸಂಖ್ಯೆಯ ಜಾನಪದ ಹಾಗೂ ಅಭಿಜಾತನರ್ತನಗಳ ಸಾಂಪ್ರದಾಯಿಕಪರಂಪರೆ ಉಳಿದಿರುವುದು ನಮ್ಮ ದೇಶದಲ್ಲಿಯೇ. ಮತ್ತೂ ಸ್ಪಷ್ಟವೂ ಶಾಸ್ತ್ರೀಯವೂ ಆದ ರೀತಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಹೇಳುವುದಾದರೆ ಅಸಂಖ್ಯದೇಶೀನರ್ತನಗಳು ನಮ್ಮ ದೇಶದ ಹೆಮ್ಮೆಯಾಗಿವೆ

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Let us focus on shrngaaraabhinaya (expression of shrngaara – love) that is based on graceful dance (laasya). Like mentioned in the previous article, delineation of female characters has been the focus of most dance forms for centuries. We are familiar with love-poems related to women and their depiction in dance.

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In one of my earlier articles – Happiness, Flow, and the Upanishads – I had discussed the meaning of happiness and how the concept of ‘flow’ closely aligns with the Upanishadic view on brahmananda (supreme bliss). The state of ‘flow’ or ‘getting into the zone’ can be defined as a

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