A Thesis Titled “Development of sadir in the court of Raja Serfoji-II (1798-1832) of Tanjore”

Here is a detailed  PhD. Thesis titled “ Development of sadir in the court of Raja Serfoji-II (1798-1832) of Tanjore” submitted to the University of Hyderabad by Radhika V.S, under […]

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Lakshmi Viswanathan’s book release

Chronicling a lost heritage Lakshmi Viswanathan’s book on the devadasis captures the spirit of a bygone era . The very title is evocative — “Women of Pride-The Devadasi Heritage”. Dance […]

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Vaishnavism and related aspects in Bharathanatyam

A reader of this blog recently attended a dance program by Zakir Hussain titled “Narayanam”, that showcased his reasearch work in Vaishnavism.Zakir received training in dance under Chitra Visweswaran and […]

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Dance Writing Workshop a combined effort by Narthaki and The Hindu

The writer/critic indeed assumes a great responsibility in terms of  helping  the sustenance and growth of all art forms.  Narthaki and Hindu have come up with this effort to train and educate interested participants. I […]

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Sruthi- a magazine for Indian Music and Dance

Here is a magazine that most of you would love to subscribe.. “Sruthi” To know a little more about this magazine which recently celebrated its Silver Jubilee, here is an […]

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Kavuthuvams- a study

In recent years one witnesses on the performing platform the dances belonging to the ancient temple tradition of South India. Navasandhis, Pushpanjalis and Kavuttuvams form an integral part of this […]

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